gb11 - Introduction to Globalization Globalization is about...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Introduction to Globalization Globalization is about more than just importing and exporting; it refers to the close integration of people all over the world. Globalization has fierce advocates and critics. In general, there are three views of globalization: 1. The view that globalization is a new, sweeping force— Critics of globalization claim that it is a new force brought about in the late 20 th century. They argue that multinational enterprises embraced globalization in an attempt to exploit the rest of the world, such as by taking advantage of cheap labor. 2. The view that globalization is a long-run natural force —Proponents of globalization claim that it has been going on for thousands of years. Since the beginning of human history, we have reached out to other people and other countries to exchange goods and ideas. Globalization is simply a product of the natural march of human history. 3.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course GEB 3373 taught by Professor Crum during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

Page1 / 2

gb11 - Introduction to Globalization Globalization is about...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online