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Globalisation and Modernization 1 Running head: INTERPLAY BETWEEN GLOBALISATION AND MODERIZATION Interplay Between Globalisation and Modernization [Author’s Name] [Institution’s Name]
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Globalisation and Modernization 2 Interplay between Globalisation and modernization There is the added attraction that the concept of 'modernisation' is a conveniently elastic term which can be presented to the public as simply a matter of reforming the machinery of system or can be used as a euphemism to mask much more radical and socially interventionist human progress. In a country with an inherently conservative (small c) political culture, the general public usually finds it much more palatable if an incoming Government presents its reforms as a matter of bringing established arrangements 'up to date' rather than taking a scythe to the old order so that it can be replaced with something radically new. This political consideration was particularly important to Tony Blair and his senior colleagues, since their Labour predecessors had succeeded in 'frightening the horses' in 1992 and they considered it vital to their electoral chances not to do the same in 1997. Moreover, Tony Blair was smart enough to understand that what 'middle England' really wanted in 1997 was a continuation of conservatism without the Conservatives, which made him even more determined to be reassuring on taxation and public expenditure and to present most of his
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Globalisation and Modernization 3 initial agenda of constitutional reforms as examples of 'modernisation'. The first question asks how are we to understand the nature of globalization? A few general observations are in order before we begin the main discussion. International HR professionals need to adopt a broad view of globalization. Their organizations experience a wide range of factors associated with it that are of an economic, political, cultural and sociological nature. However, as they deal with people they have to cope not just with the
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