Advantage And Disadvantages Of Globalization

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For the past couple of years there have been many debates of global issues, debates that have occupied the minds of many researchers, but whereas the other debates usually came to a conclusion globalization remains an unending debate. The debate is whether or not globalization is an advantage or disadvantage. The manifestation of globalization begins at various points of a country’s political and economic standing. Karunakar P. describes it as; “The origin of globalization which is an invention of global capitalism in 1980s and 1990s has brought remarkable changes in social, economic, political and cultural aspects across the world in general” (Karunakar 156). Globalization is often given a bad reputation by society but is it justified? …show more content…
While many yearn for this change there are those who detest the very concept. These people believe that their identity and culture comes under threat if globalization is involved. This debate occupies the minds of many as the research the change that globalization brings to the continent of Africa and other nations. What we do know for sure is that globalization is brought about by the political views and economic standpoint of a nation, which many can argue is because of the western world’s involvement in affairs they don’t belong in. However the question remains is globalization and advantage or disadvantage to the nation it affects? Many voice their opinions in different ways; Kwame Anthony Appiah believes globalization is an advantage and does not affect a regions culture so much as everybody is lead to believe, on the other hand Hu Wei who shows us through his short film would argue that globalization is a menace to one’s culture, while the author of the article “Organizational Culture In The Age of Globalization” would say that whether globalization is an advantage or disadvantage depends on the standpoint of the country it works …show more content…
It spreads like the plague and gives its symptoms wherever it touches; some good some bad. But like a disease it has a beginning of how it spreads, it needs a host. The host is often played by a third world nation that often or not has resources found valuable by the more industrial and powerful nations of the world. Defined as capitalism people often view this as the disease itself by people who study its results but argued by economists. In the article by Emanoil Muscalu, “Organizational Culture in The Age of Globalization”, he explains that globalization is a manifestation of a countries political and economic standpoint. He states that; “Globalization has three main causes: technological, political, and economic.” (Muscalu 121). He continues to explain that scientists describe globalization as a human factor while others look at the concept with hostility or even fear (Muscalu 121). The capitalist markets create the basis for expansion of globalization and eat at another’s culture until it has changed to their benefit, but only if the country has allowed it to take

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