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Responding to globalization

Selvaraj Velayutham

Responding to globalization

nation, culture, and identity in Singapore

by Selvaraj Velayutham

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, Singaporean.,
  • Values -- Singapore.,
  • Social values -- Singapore.,
  • Globalization -- Social aspects -- Singapore.,
  • Globalization -- Political aspects -- Singapore.,
  • Singapore -- Politics and government.,
  • Singapore -- Cultural policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-232) and index.

    StatementSelvaraj Velayutham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS610 .V45 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16837083M
    ISBN 109789812304209, 9789812304216, 9789812307170
    LC Control Number2007442765

    Globalization 3. Explain key benefits and challenges of globalization Defining Globalization Globalization is a term used to describe how countries, people and businesses around the world are becoming more interconnected, as forces like technology, transportation, media, and global finance make it easier for goods, services, ideas and people to cross traditional borders and boundaries. For centuries, technological limits meant that the arbitrage mostly took place in goods. Authored by: JackintheBox. These two city-states offer many possibilities for thinking about places which are distinct from, and different to, the territorially and culturally bounded form of the nation-state. In the early 15th century, however, China made a crucial turn toward isolationism, and for some reason the spirit of inventiveness faded.

    That combination did not end well. Tags: trade unions, globalization. Organizing along supply chains could be a way to move beyond existing North—South cooperation arrangements. He counters that Malaysia's GDP growth rate had fallen much farther than the other countries listed by Stiglitz, down to 6. But how is it that we got to this place? Journal Of Organizational Behavior, 28 3

    Moreover, lack of accountability and transparency is pronounced in unfair trade agenda, the Uruguay round. It remains characterized by a centralized power structure and a close, elitist policy-making apparatus Chua Arvind Subramanian called it hyperglobalizationGary Gereffi called it the global value chain revolution, and Alan Blinder called it offshoring. Until recently, the state of technology made the cost of overcoming these barriers prohibitively high. There is a success when it is managed by national government by embracing their characteristics of each individual country; however, there is a failure when it is managed by international institutions such as IMF.


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Responding to globalization book

Critical questions are raised throughout the book and the reader is compelled not only to seek answers to these questions, but to critically evaluate the questions as well as the answers they themselves conceive.

More specifically, the proliferation of such items as credit card offers, automated banking services, and globally recognizable brand names illustrate significant changes in the realm of social consumption: a trajectory toward a world of increasingly dehumanized services and meaningless places and things.

Undemocratic paternalism is inflicted through ideology, assuming the model IMF presents is universally applicable. Internationally, Globalization 2. Explain key benefits and challenges of globalization Defining Globalization Globalization is a term used to describe how countries, people and businesses around the world are becoming more interconnected, as forces like technology, transportation, media, and global finance make it easier for goods, services, ideas and people to cross traditional borders and boundaries.

Globalization, Economic Growth and Market Opportunity Globalization creates opportunities for many countries to experience economic growth.

Global companies stand to capture stronger growth and profitability if they can make headway into these markets. Whether we recognize it or not, globalization affects us all.

That makes the coming globalization into the third unbundling; the geographic separation of labour and labour services via digitech that makes remote workers seem less remote.

What were Globalization 1. This destabilized entire developing economies by causing massive inflows of 'hot' short-term investment capital; then when inflation rose, the IMF's loan conditions imposed fiscal austerity and dramatically rising interest rates.

Moreover, it is coming incredibly fast - and in ways few people expect. In East Asia's financial crisis, Russia's failed conversion to a market economy, failed development in sub-Saharan Africa, and financial meltdown in Argentina, Stiglitz argues that IMF policies contributed to a disaster: It failed to promote productive investment opportunities and demand for credit of quality; only well-planned loans, based on high quality economic and sector work, lead to improved design, effective implementation, and lower cost.

There is particularly strong opportunity for business growth in markets where strong economic growth is also projected. In these areas, incomes are rising. More than likely, that "something" is an indigenous custom, a local store, a familiar gathering place, or simply personalized interaction.

Crimes of Globalization and the Global Justice Movement. Building this public relations potential in a new geographic region is an enormous challenge, both in effectively localizing the message and in the capital expenditures necessary to create momentum.

Crimes of Globalization

The city-state of Singapore is indeed a distinct place. Technology: The level of technological development of a nation affects the attractiveness of doing business there, as well as the type of operations that are possible.

Notes Index About the Author.

The Political Economy of Hemispheric Integration

ILO Online: In what ways is the trade union movement working to expand its network and alliance building? This book is also recommended for anyone interested in the critical study of contemporary social phenomona.

In some nations, particularly those without a strong rule of law, bribing public officials e. Often these nations lack strong government, financial, and economic systems to support a healthy business community.

The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book Globalization is commonly described in trade and cultural terms but its impact on unions and collective bargaining is seldom assessed.

How Are Teachers Responding to Globalization?

The world, driven largely by advances in technology, has become inextricably interconnected across distances and other boundaries. We must ask ourselves why some people in the world are poor and why others are not.

The 20th century brought more turmoil to China: the end of 2, years of imperial rule, constant battles between factions fighting for power, and foreign dominance during World War II.

Griswold : Book Review.Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments hildebrandsguld.com a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, globalization is considered by some as a form of capitalist expansion which entails the integration of local and national economies into a global, unregulated market economy.

It critically explores how the government has been responding to the challenges of globalization through policy initiatives and official rhetoric to create a "space" for affective identification with the Singaporean nation-state and how Singaporeans relate to and articulate their sense of identity and belonging to Singapore within the context.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Jan 31,  · It is what will happen when digitech allows arbitrage of international wage differences without the physical movement of workers.

While Globalizationand were mainly a concern of people who made things for a living (since globalization focused on things that we made), Globalization is going to hit the service sector.

This book provides a valuable overview of how trade unions around the world are responding to globalization. Above all, it shows how trade unions are key in influencing the rules to achieve a faire. Responding to Globalization 3 to comment on what their “insider” perspective both shows and mayconcealabout the world inwhich theyoperate.

This chapter documents the growth of the sector, identifies underlying causes of growth, and provides a brief overview of the organizations that.