Example: Jerash Festival in Jordan. For example, a lawsuit had to be filed against McDonalds in India, after it was accused of serving beef in their burgers. After the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994, the U. Today, it is done in a more humane way, with mutual understanding. Retreived October 29, 2010, from Ketudat, S. The result is a mismatch between government income and spending Figure 11, below. With these new opportunities having hit the global economies so hard, industries took advantage by constructing new business corporations in foreign markets with their associates.
I think the united states scores something like twentythird. Known as the Battle of Seattle, protesters were met with tear gas, concussion bombs and rubber bullets as police tried to disperse the crowds. Open and free trade was worked wonders for China. This is fine example of what globalization is and means to the world, many could interpret this as a positive or negative thing. Positive effect firstly, globalization is developing our society. This essay aims to discuss the positive and negative effects of globalization in different areas: economic, cultural, political, and social systems. It can be seen that, globalization has certain advantages such as economic processes, technological developments, political influences, health systems, social and natural environment factors.
Part of the shift in the balance between investment and consumption of assets is rising consumption of assets. Furthermore, setting up companies and factories in the developing nations by developed countries affect badly to the economy of the developed countries and increase unemployment. While discussing the effects of globalization, how can we forget about the impact of foreign trade on an economy. To ensure their labour forces are educated to be productive members of the international community, these counties have aggressively embraced globalization in their education systems. Globalization can be an empowering entity. China and India have ridden the wave of globalization throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, for example, and are rapidly becoming economic powerhouses. People of one culture, if receptive, tend to see the flaws in their culture and pick up values that are more correct or in tune with the times.
Globalization transfers jobs from developed countries to less developed countries. Let us now understand the positive effect- -Globalisation has indeed promoted ideas and norms of equality for women that have brought about an awareness and acted as a catalyst in their struggle for equitable rights and opportunities. Companies like Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Nike etc. On one hand, globalization has the potential to mobilize and empower people, provide a means for self-representation, support a through socialization and provide employment opportunities. Moreover, people worldwide can know each other better through globalization. Developing countries such as India, China, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and some Africa's countries, have been affected by globalization, and whether negatively or positively, the economies of these countries have improved under the influence of globalization.
Again, though, this tends to perpetuate the inequity in status between the tourist and the local employee. The latest innovations in web-conferencing have made it possible for businessmen to interact with each other in a better way. It is the access to global trade that allows nations to accumulate wealth from all around the globe. Now children have access to adult games such as porn because of globalization and it becomes even harder to define the principles of our own culture because of its severe dilutions by others. Trade Opportunities The globalization of business processes and etiquette opens up new opportunities for importing and exporting products and services. For example, we can see there is more and a biggest opportunity for people in both developed countries and developing countries to sell as many goods to as many people as right now, so we can say this is the golden age for business, commerce and trade. This could potentially harm the image of a company that outsources services from a foreign company that exploits children or the rights of their workers.
Prices of imports become very high in a debased currency—this becomes a problem. It is generally used to represent economic globalization including the global distribution of the production of goods and services, through reduction of barriers to international trade such as export fees, and import quotas. To put a lid on a jar, globalization is not the God we must all worship but an umbilical cord which tie us to west and its time to cut it off and readopt our way of living which best suit our societies. But it can turn out to be either good or bad, depending on the point of view you wish to see it from. Also our health in the southern part of Africa is being menaced by immature food from abroad.
Grant Wadyabere is not against development or the west but a realist who loves his society and believe that if God wanted us to have the same way of living there was no need to create rivers and seas among societies. A company considering outsourcing a service needs to look at all related expenses and possible risks associated with having it done overseas. The last three decades saw many governments acquiring the systems of free markets, thereby, maximizing their own potential and opportunities for international business as well as investment. Differences are celebrated and diversity is one of its core values. With regeneration, and perhaps new technology, it was possible for a new civilization to grow in the same area later.
Through growth in economic, living standards and life expectancy for the developing nations certainly get better. Globalization levels the playing field, in a way that makes it hard for developed countries to compete. Of course this type of information transmission has a down-side as well. What is actually happening here is globalization. A positive spin off is the greater opportunity for employment in the service industry for locals. About the Author Sam Ashe-Edmunds has been writing and lecturing for decades.
Kanuka 2008 also cites that e-learning technologies perpetuates colonization by designing curriculum that mimics the cognitive styles of the dominant culture. In addition, globalization helped doctors and scientists to contribute to discover many diseases, which spread by human, animals and birds, and it helped them to created appropriate medicines to fight these deadly diseases. So-called non-governmental organizations bring together people unaffiliated with the government and can be nationally or globally focused. Globalization makes countries become closer. Personally — I find that I work with more people from around the world and collaborative projects are rather easier to carry out than 20 years ago. Positives of Globalization · As Western society is becoming more knowledgeable of the issues taking place in developing countries, there is greater opportunity for the people in those countries to economically succeed and increase their standard of living. This leaves many people out without even giving them a chance.