Chapter01_HodgetsRev

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1/19 PowerPoint slides by R. Dennis Middlemist, Professor of Management, Colorado State University
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Chapter 1 Environmental Foundation The specific objectives of this chapter are: 1. ASSESS the implications of globalization for countries, industries, firms, and communities. 2. REVIEW current trends in international investment and trade. 3. EXAMINE the present economic status in the major regions of the global community. 4. ANALYZE some of the major developments and issues in the various regions of the world.
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3/19 Globalization Process of integration among countries around the world Social Political Economic Cultural Technological Benefits of growing global trade and investment Wealth Jobs Technology Lower prices
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4/19 Globalization Criticisms of globalization Offshoring of business services jobs to lower-wage countries Growing trade deficits Slow wage growth Environmental and social impacts
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5/19 Global and Regional Integration World Trade Organization (WTO) General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) Regional Agreements North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) U.S.—Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) European Union (EU) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
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6/19 Trends in International Investment and Trade International investments 80 percent from developed countries Foreign direct investment (FDI) Economic growth potential (esp. Japan, China and Asia in general) Increase in international trade Over one-half of world trade is accounted for by United States European Union Japan
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