🌍 Essays on Globalization

Globalization for Nigerian Politics and Economics

Introduction This chapter is an introductory chapter that delves into issues related to globalization. In other words, it introduces the key concepts and reviews that would be discussed in the entire paper. The chapter presents the background information regarding the effects of globalization in Nigeria. Under the background information, the...

Economic Globalisation in the 19th and 20-21st Centuries

Introduction Globalisation has been a phenomenon affecting world business and economy since Columbus and Da Gama started their voyages from the Mediterranean and the Cape of Good Hope. It is a part of world history, in the conduct of world trade and commerce, including political practices of nation-states. Globalisation is...

Two Models in Macau as Gaming Destination

Introduction Macau was established by the Portuguese in 1557, and the Macau-Portuguese authorities first legalized gambling in 1847. The monopolies acquired exclusive rights to the industry in 1937. The Sociedade de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau (STDM) won a monopoly concession in 1962 and obtained dominance of the gaming industry...

The History of Globalization: Three Main Waves

Introduction Authors like Wallenstein, Cooper, and Hobsbawn hold that a specific historical demarcation of globalisation does not exist. Instead, what exists is a randomly conjoined shamble of recent eras starting from the seventeenth century onwards. However, Wallenstein and fellow theorists ascribing or contributing to the literature on globalisation have their...

Is Globalisation Simply Imperialism by Another Name?

Introduction The question, “Is globalization simply imperialism by another name?” arouses the mind to active deliberations, analyses, and conclusions regarding what may, at first sight, appear to be an obvious social good, viz. globalization. However, after careful consideration, it becomes apparent that it may be a social ill, at least...

How is the Development of Globalized Research Possible?

Introduction There are four characteristics that are in demand within a technology oriented enterprise, namely: high market responsiveness, fast developments, low cost, and finally high levels of creativity, innovation and efficiency. What must be understood though is that such characteristics are dependent upon the type of technical teams that are...

Globalization Drives Inequality: Liberalist and Structuralist Perspectives

Background Globalisation has always been a fascinating subject because many people associate with it progress, growth, intellectual expansion, and wealth. Despite such associations, the real picture of globalisation is far from being positive. Experts at global policy forums are warning about the current and future effects of globalisation and say...

Global Justice: What Are the Priorities of Justice at the Global Level?

For many years, the topic of social justice was considered and discussed primarily in the context of social relations and the impact of authorities’ decisions on these relations. However, the process of globalization and its resulting tendency towards overcoming barriers between nations has led to the development of a new...

Globalization and Identity in the USA and Canada

Introduction Globalization has fuelled the development of economic blocks among countries that originally lived thousands of miles away from one another. It has enhanced the development of economic integration between Canada, Mexico, and the United States of America through international trade activities. In a global world, with lots of different...

Role of Governments in International Transactions and Global Strategy

The government imposes a very important part in the home country’s international transactions and global strategy. The research focuses on gathering professional journals on the government’s task in the global market place is to aid the country’s multinational companies in their goal to sell their products and services around the...

Organizational Leadership and Globalization

The idea of multiculturalism and globalization faces numerous debates; however, this phenomenon is an important part of democratic citizenship development and nation-building. Nowadays, globalization is an inseparable characteristic of the social development connected with citizenship and leadership, which complements the multiply society. Analyzing the works of various researchers, I would...

Globalization and Higher Education Organization in Romania

The globalization process has affected every facet of today’s social lives including politics, culture, economy and education in Romania. Effect of globalization in Romanian education can be seen by the changes that the Bologna Accord brought to its higher education systems. This Accord was meant to create a European Higher...

The First Globalization and Its Outcomes

Throughout history humankind has progressively evolved from one epoch to the other, in terms of technology and activities. Of all living beings, humankind is the only rational being. This aspect has seen humankind desire to dominate and subjugate the world. Wars of conquest have existed since humankind surfaced on the...

The Reality of Future Career Business

Introduction Globalisation has eased the way people communicate following the recent past immense development in the telephony and internet technologies. Indeed, globalisation, which is enhanced by technological development, has altered the manner in which people currently work and/or do business within and between countries. Today, customised financial management applications have...

The Global Market of Mergers and Acquisitions

Abstract The present study is dedicated to the investigation of the global market of mergers and acquisitions as a new form of corporate finance and restructuring of companies in the attempt to gain financial leverage and to enter new markets. Upon the review of global tendencies in M&A from the...

“The Next Global Stage” by Kenichi Ohmae

Introduction In today’s world, when traditional political and economic terminology can hardly be used to effectively define the realities of post-industrial living, it becomes the matter of foremost importance for just about anybody, to understand how the rapid development of informational technologies, along with continuous deterioration of classical concept of...

What Is the Relationship Between Neoliberalism and Global Governance?

Introduction The last decades of 20th century have been marked with the emergence of new socio-political reality, which now is being discussed in terms of Globalization. This reality’s most obvious characteristic is the fact that in “brave borderless world”, the traditional principles of political governing are being increasingly deprived of...

Globalization and the Multinational Corporations

Introduction The international business scenario and the total world economic environment are undergoing profound instances of change. Factors like the fast pace of the development in technology, changes in the world markets due to rapid changes in consumer preferences and tastes, formation of large global corporations due to mergers and...

David Harvey’s Contributions to Understanding Globalization: Strengths and Weaknesses

Introduction The theoretical base of globalization and principles for development faces different philosophical and economical approaches. In this respect, the drive for understanding how globalization spreads in the contemporary world props up against the previous hypothesis. The historical analysis of the humanity in past few centuries admits the fastened tempos...