The Cultural Dimensions Of Globalization

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If we take a closer look how business, companies and countries keeps evolving, it has become a process where the world has started to integrate economically, politically, culturally and share ideas. The successful advancements of technology has opened doors for companies and or businesses who work with distant countries to connect largely and at a faster rate. The simplest forms of technology, to the clothes that are made, speaks high volumes of somewhat globalized success. Though some might assume that globalization is a modern term, contrary the process has been around for centuries.

The text gave the definitions of other scholars, Steger’s definition however was, “Globalization is a set process of social changes, which also aid in the
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(Steger 56) Politics play a central role in globalization, it helps drives a stronger collective force of globalization by using their political power, it also allow those powers to lift restrictions with trading countries. (Steger 62)

The cultural dimension of globalization, plays a major role with media. The globalization of languages hold no barriers since it is social issues that tend to connect the world on a global scale. “Some commentators seem to believe that it is contemporary globalization influence cultures. “ (Steger 69) “Media conglomerates are sealing the gap between globalization and other countries.” (Steger 81)

Ecological dimension of globalization, is the main focus on the concerns of climate change, environmental issues and world issues such as population growth.

Technology has allowed globalization to speed up the process of human relations. Aspects such as money, and social interactions create a link through the development of transportation and
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The process of stretching, one can feel the impact of another country through a global event. According to the text “A process of intensification however, involves human relations. Connecting parts of the world through treaties that link countries to global social issues.” (Steger 11, 12)

To summarize the extent of globalization, although sometimes be a mix of opportunity or risk, what can be a positive force through worldwide economic development. Although some might argue it can create underlining tensions between developing and developing countries. Globalization give companies the freedom to access a whole new market. The vast amount of new technology have always, allowed those to embark on a global scale, while providing a larger growth of goods and services.

Pros of Globalization: Global movement of jobs enable cheaper labor, but also expansion of businesses. Countries whose good and services are in high demand have an advantage in productivity and economic gain.

The Cons of Globalization: Because companies relocate their jobs to other countries where the labor is cheap, it causes a fall in the job market and people who have worked for those companies in America end up losing their

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