Globalization

After reading the article (https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/04/an-economist-explains-the-pros-and-cons-of-globalization-b2f0f4ae76/) please write a two page response outlining concerns and benefits of globalization.

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Globalization

For our first discussion, discuss globalization and decision-making. You all have some ideas of how globalization has affected your life, so let’s expand on that and discuss:

How has globalization affected different world regions?
What are some of the benefits and costs of globalization for different sectors of society (for example, companies, workers, and communities)?
How does globalization relate to the Saudi Vision 2030?

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Globalization

As managers how do you think we should view globalization, a positive or negative phenomenon?

What do you think should be done to ensure national competitiveness from the perspective of a company and why? Note not the competitive advantage of a company but national competitiveness

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Globalization

Globalization is an emerging force in business today. Read the case study about “Globalization and The Coca-Cola Company” located in the Reading Assignment

In Section 3.4, the text discusses the “Top 5 Challenge Trends” and “Top 5 Solution Trends.” Select one challenge and one solution trend which you believe is most applicable to Coke’s situation today. Describe how these trends apply to Coke. In Section 3.3, read about the five building blocks of a Learning Organization. Which one of the five building blocks should Coke focus on to capitalize on the trends you selected. Why?

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“Globalization has changed the functioning of local governments”.

In the light of this statement, discuss the challenges faced by local governments in the age of globalization. With the help of examples, explain how local governments can raise their funds, meet future challenges and be able to convert their challenges into opportunities.

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Globalization, its types, aspects, importance, evolution

• briefly define globalization, its types, aspects, importance, evolution, etc.;

• briefly describe a specific global phenomenon, (you are going to analyze in the paper (a detailed description of the phenomenon under consideration should appear in the Discussion part);

• carefully explain how this phenomenon fits into/relates to the process of economic globalization, that is, whether it reflects globalization of consumption, globalization of production and ownership, or globalization of labor;

• describe how your paper is organized, that is, what you are going to discuss in each of the following sections.

  1. DISCUSSION/ANALYTICAL PART It is recommended that you break this part into several sections (and sub-sections) with appropriate headings (sub-headings). Please provide a

comprehensive demand and supply side analysis.

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Globalization

Write a 4 – 5 page essay (double-spaced) on ONE !!!of the below topics. Make sure to support your arguments with reference to specific historical processes and events. You may want to provide a clear definition of globalization in your paper.

Be sure to cite a wide range of primary and secondary sources from the class, including the assigned readings, optional readings, textbook, and lectures. You are expected to use at least one reading from the “optional readings” list on the syllabus. Use of sources outside of class, including Wikipedia, etc, is strongly discouraged.

Cite sources using Chicago-style footnotes (https://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide/citation-guide-1.html (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)).[1]

What were the most important forces encouraging and discouraging globalization between 1830 and 1950?
Who (or what) gained and who lost from globalization between 1830 and 1950?
How did humans around the world think about diversity between 1830 and 1950? How did these ideas differ across individuals and cultures and over time, and what were their impact on globalization?
In what ways did the extra-human world – including food, animals, technology, etc – shape globalization, and how in turn did globalization change the extra-human world between 1830 and 1950?

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Globalization

  1. ‘The integration of places into global networks is always an uneven process’. Discuss
    using at least one example.
  2. ‘Connections across global space depend on the flows between places’. Discuss using
    at least one example.
  3. ‘Global processes are shaped by the actors driving them’. Discuss using at least one
    example.

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Globalization

Globalization is a continuous process whereby managers become aware of the impact of international activities on their companies. This process takes place in stages that include exporting, licensing joint ventures, wholly owned subsidiaries, and global sourcing. Each stage has implications for the type of accounting information reported.
Striking Furs imports furs from Canada. In the space provided below, prepare journal entries to record the following events.
Dec. 11, 2017: Purchased furs from Capable Trappers, Ltd., a Canadian corporation, at a price of 25,000 Canadian dollars, due in 60 days. The current exchange rate is $0.85 U.S. dollars per Canadian dollar. (Striking uses the perpetual inventory method; debit the Inventory account.)
Dec. 31, 2017: Striking made a year-end adjusting entry relating to the account payable to Capable Trappers. The exchange rate at year-end is $0.89 U.S. dollars per Canadian dollar.
Feb. 9, 2018: Issued a check for $21,750 (U.S. dollars) to National Bank in full settlement of the liability to Capable Trappers, Ltd. The exchange rate at this date is $0.87 U.S. dollars per Canadian dollar.

  1. Explain ways in which Striking Furs can protect itself against the losses that would arise from a sudden increase in the foreign exchange rate.
  2. Using the information you developed above in 2-3 pages, explain ways in which Striking Furs can protect itself against the losses that would arise from a sudden increase in the foreign exchange rate.

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Technology, Globalization, and the Changing Workplace

Technological innovations are often applauded for providing social progress, yet some warn of larger social consequences that could negatively affect humans in the near term or more distant future. Will the impending use of robots as car drivers, delivery services, restaurant workers, pharmacists, attorneys, journalists, bankers, or other positions (both blue-collar and white-collar) offer a negative future with increased joblessness and other issues, or a positive future of growth and new opportunities?

Choose at least one of these articles OR find your own article on the topic of technology and the workplace (and be sure to include the link in your post).
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/29/fast-food-restaurants-in-america-are-losing-100percent-of-workers-every-year.html
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/13/artificial-intelligence-ai-unemployment-jobs-moshe-vardi
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/feb/13/artificial-intelligence-ai-unemployment-jobs-moshe-vardi
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/02/17/yes-the-robots-will-steal-our-jobs-and-thats-fine/
http://www.businessinsider.com/report-10-million-self-driving-cars-will-be-on-the-road-by-2020-2015-5-6
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/3-white-collar-jobs-robots-can-already-better/
http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/04/investing/bank-jobs-dying-automation-citigroup/
After reading through the article(s) and thinking about what you have learned in this week’s readings, analyze how technology may affect future (and not so distant future) jobs on a global scale.
Will robots take away human jobs and leave nothing for us to do, or will new careers open up because of new technology? How will the work environment change if people are replaced by robots? How do bureaucracies and globalization fit into your discussion?
What do you find most exciting or unsettling about the growing use of technology and the workplace?
Consider how technological development in the distant and not-so-distant past has impacted workers and society. Which jobs do you think are most at risk? How might people who are currently employed in those fields find new work? What about on a global scale?
How will societal changes, such as the innovations noted above, impact you individually, your workplace, your career field, and society overall? What kinds of ongoing training and skill development might you need in your chosen career path to keep up with technological innovations?
In your peer responses, discuss and debate the social impacts of work and technology and globalization in the past, present, and future, and be sure to cite required course materials at least once in each peer response.

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