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ch. 9 lecture - CH.9: POLITICAL FORCES *The Human...

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CH.9: POLITICAL FORCES *The Human Development Agenda for Consumption -Raise consumption levels among the poorest to meet their basic needs -Move to sustainable consumption patterns -Achieve more equitable sharing of costs of reducing & reversing global environmental damage -Discourage pattern of consumption that have a negative impact on society, or reinforce inequalities & poverty *Key Political Environments of International Business - Host country politics -Nationalism, protectionism, racism, & religious conservatism - Home country politics -Jobs & the environment - International politics -Arab-Israeli or China-Taiwan conflicts *Key Political Ideologies: Society vs. the Indv. -Collectivism: Society’s needs are more important than individual’s needs -socialism -communism -Social Democrats -Individualism: Society is best served when people are free to pursue their economic self-interest *Types of Political Systems -Democracy
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2008 for the course CBA 300 taught by Professor Horne during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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ch. 9 lecture - CH.9: POLITICAL FORCES *The Human...

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