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Transcript of Globalization
The causes and effects of globalization
What is Globalization?
Globalization in the 21st century
Globalization in the 1900's
Culture Spread In Earlier Times
Culture Spread in Recent Times
Globalization in Technology
Advancements in Technology
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"Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology"
The global society has changed from the 1900's to the present time
Increased world output
More jobs, trades, and investments
Availability of communication
Buy products from all over
the world; transportation
Direct investments has increased
over the years
Benefits of Globalization
Spread of communication
More growth in developing
World wide exports
Unified government and world
Main Reasons that has caused Globalization
Improved Transportation,making global travel easier
Improved technology, makes it easier to communicate and share information
Growth of multinational companies
Growth of trading blocks
Growth of global media
Interconnect countries (recession in one country affects global trade in other trading partners.)
Easier for capital to flow between different economies.
Improved mobility of labor (people will move areas to find work.
Started in 1870-1914 when international trade increased by 4.8% ever year
Trade increased with more products
Partnering with other countries
Lots of trade and money
Coping after hard times like after WW2
New ways of communicating
Global society has changed tremendously
World more independent and interconnected
More competition due to new technology and information
Sell products internationally
Greek culture spread across Africa, Europe and Asia through Alexander the Great.
Christian missionaries spread Christianity from Europe.
The silk road allowed for not only goods to be transported, but culture as well.
Improved transportation for the growth of cultural globalization, as people moved ot fled to different regions.
Due to airplanes, the mailing and shipping process has increased therefore making it easier to send goods from different areas.
TV broadcasting world wide gives us the ability to see news cast happening in different countries.
The internet lets us research other religions and cultures globally.
18 years ago: Internet commercialized
17 years ago: First mobile phone with internet connection
15 years ago: Google named the search engine
9 years ago: Facebook launched
7 years ago: Twitter launched
6 years ago: iPhone, the first of smart phones
2 years ago: 17 million smart tablets sold
Drawbacks of Globalization
Increase in potential war
Most of the improvements in technology started in early 1990's
News industries dramatically transformed
because of interconnected countries
Threat of cooperation's
Education can't keep up
Social communication skills are going down
Country in more debt
Oil supply low,
Prices are going up
Unemployment rate is higher;
needs more education now
Social skills are going down
Dependent on technology