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  • American And Northwest's Adaptive Cultures
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    Northwest Airlines and American Airlines will be compared thoroughly in many aspects. Globalization, diversity, ethics and technology will be addressed in various ways. All four themes will be addressed through the strength, fit and adaptive ness of both company's cultures. The overall organizational culture of both Northwest Airlines and American Airlines will be clear. Globalization Globalization can be defined as "making worldwide in scope or application" (1). In this comparison of the global...
  • Global Village
    850 words
    According to J.H. Mittel man, "globalization means a historical transformation in economy and cultural diversity. Globalization is the idea of making the world act like a huge country. Globalization affects this world and the people in this world in many ways. Globalization affects the economy status of a country. It has indeed weakened the position of poor countries and exposed poor people to harmful competition. Globalization is the strategy of liberation that becomes an economic nightmare for...
  • English As A Global Language
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    So here we are. It's 2001. The cold war has ended. There are technological advances every day. The world is connected by the Internet. Previously sheltered countries are now able to see what is going on in the rest of the world. And the rest of the world can see what is going on in those countries. Ideas are bounced around as if in a pin ball machine. People in India, Pakistan, Israel, Germany, etc. know what movie stars and fashions are popular in America, Great Britain, France, and Japan. Howe...
  • Individual Learns Its Culture From Its Environment
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    Encounters between people of different cultural backgrounds have existed forever. People have always thought bout things that were unusual in other cultures. But, those encounters were relatively slim in early days today, they are almost part of everyday life, At the same time, the interchange between cultures has jeopardized their very existence, and the emergence of a diverse culture, a fixation often referred to as globalization... Primarily, what makes cultures different from each other is i...
  • China As A Global Players
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    Globalization is changing the way of doing business in the world today. It is the new era of business opportunity. For many major companies, going global is a matter of survival, and it means radically changing the way they work. Economic globalization changes both spatial dimension of MNE's (Multinational Enterprises) and creates a need for more flexible production of marketing systems and new forms of organization. Firms trying to position themselves as global players face problems such as the...
  • Cultural Heritage Of The Church
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    1. Like a highly contagious virus, Culture Industries are transforming the world with a corrupting influence on the most unlikely of cultures. The corrupting influence of commercialism has all but destroyed the sacredness of the religious counter-culture and symbols of the Church. For many years, the religious heritage of the Church played a counter-cultural role in American and transnational cultures. It countered the evil aspects of contemporary pop cultures within American and transnational s...
  • Global Mindset In Today's Business World
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    Primitive men cleaved their universe into friends and enemies and responded with quick, deep emotion to even the mildest threats emanating from outside the arbitrary boundary. With the rise of chief doms and states, this tendency became institutionalized, war was adopted as an instrument of policy of some of the new societies, and those that employed it best became - tragically - the most successful. The evolution of warfare was an auto catalytic reaction that could not be halted by any people, ...
  • Cultural Understanding Of Market
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    Global and Domestic Marketing Cultural: Globalization is an inevitable process, and so are the inevitable issues with different cultures. On the one hand, the world is becoming more homogeneous, and distinctions between national markets are not only fading but, for some products, will disappear altogether. This means that cultural difference is a global issue, not just the United States. On the other hand, the differences among nations, regions, and ethnic groups in terms of cultural factors are...
  • Cultural Aspect Of Globalization
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    On the Meaning of Globalization The technological development that characterizes the past two decades has triggered a communicational enhancement around the globe. Interconnectedness between people is greater everyday; goods, services, money, and information are exchanged between the furthermost parts of the world. International travel and communication now represent ordinary aspects of life. This phenomenon is called globalization. The term entered common vocabulary in the 1980's and it grew so...
  • Total Dominance And Erasure Of Local Cultures
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    It is argued that globalization does not necessarily result in the domination and erasure of local cultures but rather engenders a resistance which can take the best of the global and reinforce and revitalize the potency of local cultures. Discuss with reference to the readings and concepts encountered in the subject. Globalisation does not necessarily result in the domination and erasure of local cultures, is a positive statement one can make from the reading Understanding Globalisation: Histor...
  • Form Of Global Cultural Values
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    Edward Said states, "No one today is purely one thing. Labels like Indian, or woman, or Muslim, or American are no more than starting points". Said's idea illustrates the evolution of relations between communities as a result of globalization, and the understanding and recognition of other cultures through the interpretation of cultural borders. In this essay I will analyse to what extent globalization is affecting identity formation, and also the roles of cultural borders in today's world. I wi...
  • Pro Globalization Organisation The World Trade Organisation
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    People around the world are more connected to each other than ever before. Information and money flow quicker than ever. Products produced in one part of a country are available to the rest of the world. It is much easier for people to travel, communicate and do business internationally. This whole phenomenon has been called globalization. Spurred on in the past by merchants, explorers, colonialists and internationalists, globalization has in more recent times been increasing rapidly due to impr...
  • Cultural Globalization
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    The term globalization describes the process of becoming worldwide in scope or application, and the increasing interdependency of nation-sates. At least - that gives us one loose definition for globalization, but as Scholte (2000) realise's, globalization is a thoroughly contested subject, with arguments extend across the issue of definition as well as measurement, chronology, explanation and normative judgement. In fact, Scholte identifies five contrasting definitions for the word 'globalizatio...
  • Global Distribution Channels
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    Global distribution channels vary in general because everyone is trying to discover a way to make money without getting the flow of current distribution channels. Each channel is a very important chapter in the process of the global channel in order for the world to obtain some type of harmony within the distributing between the channels. The article discusses brand management on a global scale. Marketing across cultures can be done with Theodore Levitt's idea for exploiting the 'economics of si...
  • Culture And Globalization
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    Fueled by the expansion of multinational corporations and financial institutions, technological advances, and the increasing porousness of national borders, Globalization is a persistent, multifaceted phenomenon, which has and continues to have, significant impact on economical, political and cultural relations. The book, "The Lexus and The Olive Tree" by Thomas Friedman describes globalization as not just a fade or trend, but political and economical system that replaced the cold war. Friedman ...
  • Global Citizen
    900 words
    Joe Shines Freshman Seminar 10/01/99 Encounters: The Origins of Globalism The first section of The Global Citizen gives us a basic premise on which to proceed with developing the ideal of what it means to adopt the idea of being a global citizen. How can one citizen be global How can we be a citizen of the world A way to begin to recognize the answers these questions we must first realize that global citizenship starts with the individuals need for realizing there should be change in the world. ...
  • Homogenization On A Deeper Cultural Level
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    Earlier this year, the Merrill Lynch Forum spoke with Dr. Francis Fukuyama about globalization. The conversation focused on how culture shapes, and is shaped by, the increasing worldwide economic integration. In his comments, Fukuyama challenges the view that globalization is leading to cultural homogeneity, arguing that societies largely maintain their individual characteristic despite economic pressures. In fact, Fukuyama asserts that these cultural values in many respects define how business ...
  • Virtues Of An Integrated Global Economy
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    article moves beyond the international economics of research and development and is intended to strike a more cautionary note about the broader implications of globalization. In some respects it focuses on the "seamy" side of the process. While there are obvious benefits associated with globalization, particularly the pace of the process raises critical questions of unanticipated costs and how to minimize collateral damage. There are obviously many positive aspects of globalization. Analyst-ical...
  • Particular Forms Globalization Diversity
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    To defend or not? That is the question. Globalization has become an issue for a long time now. Some do support it while some don't. Those who are against globalization argues that globalization hurt culture and the environment, that globalization is just beneficial for the richer nations and won't benefit the poorer countries, increase poverty and unemployment rate. What most might don't realise is that globalization is inevitable as it is a process driven by natural economic laws, and the fast ...
  • Global Village
    370 words
    Globalization vs. Civilization By Alee m You saf Today's fast moving world owes much to its instigator the Globalization. The rapid transition and developments in the world are very much a production of what we call globalization. The world has become a global village where technology rules and gives man the consciousness that he is in this global village. Countries have to make quick decision to survive in the world of today. In this race for survival the underdevelopment regions of the world a...

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