Essays Tagged: "Globalisation"

Are transnational corporations a benign or malign force in the contemporary world?

es at once, contributing in no small way to the process of economic, political, social and cultural globalisation that is taking place.The international flow of people, information and products is not ... "Since the 1980's when the real wages of US workers declined, union have feared the culprit must be globalisation in the shape of trade with poor countries, and the outflow of foreign direct investmen ...

(10 pages) 374 1 3.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Foreign Investment in Australia

nvestment in Australia is vitally important if Australia is to stay economically viable in terms of globalisation. It benefits the Australian economy in relation to international trading. T he injecti ... 96 and 2000-01, FDI increased by $56,327 million whilst Portfolio Investment increased by $133,3325.Globalisation is an important factor in helping countries solve capital or currency problems. The mo ...

(12 pages) 297 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Globalisation in Asian Countries

Globalisation refers to the multiplicity if linkages nd interconnections between the states and soci ... es for individuals and communities in quite distant parts of the globe. Interpreted in another way, globalisation is a process which is making the world smaller. Decisions taken by a small number of p ... s taken by a small number of people on one side of the globe can affect millions on the other side. Globalisation results in the whole world being indisputably one global village.The reality is that, ...

(12 pages) 234 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The History of Globalization

The History of the GlobalisationWhen we look at the history of Globalisation firstly we must talk about the major facto ... the history of Globalisation firstly we must talk about the major factors which leads our world to globalisation.These factors are;1)Scince and Philosophy :These two events made the World especialy t ... rs made changes in in the methods people uses in different things.These events are the footsteps of globalisation but there is some milestones of globalisation and when we talk about these milestones ...

(2 pages) 120 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Managing human resources in a cross cultural context: A case study of South Africa

convergence theory and contingency theory that the developing world, through industrialization and globalisation, would more or less become like the developed world. This is reflected in the trend fo ...

(18 pages) 602 0 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

'Globalisation does more harm than good to a country's economy.'!!

of national segmented financial markets into integrated parts of the global financial market - the globalisation process - involves complex cross-border and cross-sectoral integration in which capita ... ross their national borders. There have been a number of different factors that have influenced the globalisation process, these factors have led to economies forming some new regulations and the dere ...

(3 pages) 408 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

TQM versus BPR ( operation management)

IntroductionIn response to business pressures such as globalisation, deregulation and new technology, many companies to undergo reorganization and restruc ... life cycles, and execute efficient production changeovers simultaneously. Facing the pressures from globalisation, particularly in shorter product life cycles and over-supplied manufacturing environme ... are under intense pressure to be better, faster, and more competitive. The combined effects of the globalisation, the dematerialisation of economic activity, the acceleration of technological and soc ...

(12 pages) 760 0 3.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What, if anything is new about globalization?

Globalisation, according to Albrow (1990), refers "to all those processes by which the people of the ... of the world are incorporated into a single society, a global society."The underlying processes of globalisation have been evident for some time, although they haven't made much impact on the world's ... nd still is, fuelling itself. I would class something 'new' as having been recently introduced, and globalisation and aspects of it, in my view, aren't new.

(5 pages) 217 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Future of Business Ethics

very corporation. business ethics as an issue is a hundred times more powerful than the internet or globalisation and can destroy your business in a week. To make matters worse, standards of business ... o get next year's audit business , - Old accounting standards do not always give fullest picture, - Globalisation and e-technology are making reliable audits extremely difficultEXPECT MORE CONFLICTS O ...

(7 pages) 1910 2 2.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Strategic marketing and international marketing for Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai

of travel and tourism? How do hotels operate by inculcating all the diversity and varied factors of globalisation? How do they develop themselves into a successful establishment by gaining an edge ove ...

(21 pages) 947 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

"Globalisation today is not working"

INTRODUCTIONGlobalisation is a long-term historical process of world integration involving social, economic and ... connected by an electric nervous system within which the actions of one part will affect the whole".Globalisation, intended as the removal of barriers to free trade and the closer integration of natio ... protection, the EU, has not yet proved a challenge to the USA led anti-social policies accompanying globalisation.DEFINITION OF GLOBALIZATIONThe concept of an interconnected world is not new. In the l ...

(7 pages) 320 1 2.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Air Travel.

s economic growth, worldtrade, international investment and tourism and is therefore central to the globalisationtaking place in many other industries. The International Air Transport Association(IATA ...

(8 pages) 246 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Will Western pop culture destroy national culture in Thailand and Malaysia?

ure destroy national culture inMalaysia and Thailand?Pop culture can be seen as an after thought of Globalisation. As the world becomes more interconnected people from all over the globe are able to c ... ction and the Transnational Imaginary, Duke University Press, London pg(s)47Huntanuwatr, P. (1998) 'Globalisation seen from the Buddhist Perspective' In Camilleri, J and Muzaffar.C (eds) Globalisation ...

(8 pages) 130 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Buddhism: Case Study - Continuity, Change and Globalisation in Buddhsim.

BUDDHISM CASE STUDY"Buddhism - continuity, change, globalisation"Since Buddhism was established some 2500 years ago, much has changed and much has ... countries practising it as their "official" religion.When visiting the Temple, it was clear that globalisation has had a big impact on Buddhism. Firstly the fact that it has organised school excurs ... s and coffee jugs. In becoming commercially available to the public, the Nan Tien Temple shows that globalisation has an impact on everything, including religions we thought would not have succumbed t ...

(3 pages) 101 1 1.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The main social, cultural and economic consequences are of the past, present and future globalisation.

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIESACCESS TO SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITESWORLD STUDIES - GLOBALISATIONDISCUSS WHAT THE MAIN SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF PAST, PRESENT AND F ... sently the combination of wide spread awareness and established academic perspectives, the topic of Globalisation has grown prominently following the end of the Cold War in the late 1980s. Dowdeswell ... n.Since then things have become increasingly complex.In this discussion on past, present and future Globalisation, first we analyse the historical foundations of Globalisation (the "past" aspect), loo ...

(11 pages) 622 3 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Anthropology and what we can learn from the study of other cultures.

focus on the system of capitalism and the way theideal and practices of capitalism, consumerism and globalisation affect the aforementioned issues. Thelectures and readings have introduced ideas and d ...

(6 pages) 128 0 2.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

External Balance defining the problem, policy implemented to deal with the problem of external stability.

in the longer term without negative economic consequences. The past two decades saw the sweep in of globalisation, what was also seen as was the significant levels of external imbalance in Australia, ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Sexploitation in Sport.

icipated in such activities, whether it is by regulation or by single choice.Over the years, due to globalisation and technology, many more sports are now being televised. To air the Grand Final of Wo ...

(6 pages) 101 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

How has globalisation affected the world economy?

How has globalisation affected the world economy? Discuss.Globalisation what is it? How has it affected the ... 's economics? How will it continue to affect the global village? Is anyone being adversely affected?Globalisation - is the movement of goods, services and money capital or investment across internatio ... closed sovereign states, but as part of one big economy.While still seen as a relatively new event, globalisation is in fact an extension of a trend which dates back well over two hundred years, when ...

(11 pages) 423 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Discussing the claim that in today's world the idea of a soveriegn nation is no longer relevant, due to globalisation and long range weapons etc.

er relevant." How persuasive is this claim?Today we live in a world of growing internationalism and globalisation. Economies are merging, and supranational bodies such as the United Nations and Europe ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory