What is Globalisation
Origine Of Globalisation
Agriculture in a Globalised World
Geopolitics Of Globalisation
Globalisation Issues for the 21st Century
Globalization is a phenomenon of opening national economies to a world market, leading to an increasing interdependence of countries.
Positive: Interdependence of countries represents an engine of economic development for countries by allowing them to exceed the limits of their own capacity through trade notably in developing countries.
Negative: Developed countries lose their jobs as companies move to less developed countries with cheap labour.
Origine of Globalisation: The Vikings sailed and traded the Atlantic and connecting East to West, "closed the global loop,"
Agriculture in a globalised world
The video studied during the course, presents the claims of farmers who can not cope with imports at low prices. The price of their products falls and pushes them to bankruptcy it evokes the responsibility of consumers who must also become aware by accepting to consume French/UK/US products at reasonable prices.
Globalization has exacerbated the bargaining weakness of farmers in developing countries, due to growing pressure from international corporations and industry groups, that, becoming increasingly strong, impose their own conditions of purchase, regardless of the actual production costs incurred by producers.
Globalisation and Geopolitics
Geopolitics is the politics in the relationship between different groups in a geographical context and the influences it has on them.
Geopolitics can be broken to two parts, ww1 and ww2
Ratzel's theory of healthy countries= expanding countries
Kjellén Theory of geopol: . Comprehensive picture combining living space and the strategic military shape of the country.
Heartland Theory (Land power over sea) and its counterpart
Domino theory: Europe-Eurasia-Africa- the world
Globalisation; The Geopolitical challenges
Differences in ideas
inside disagreement between power nations
Global warming and its effects
Constructive and helpful technology
We are not in a collaborative era, we are in a competitive one, we have to look at trade relationships, and also know that no country can survive on its own, Rapidity of our discussions, institutions and swift actions.
Global Issues for the 21st Century
Geopolitics and the world's economy
The growth of the BRICs
The decline of the dollar
Energy security and alternative energy
Shortages of other resources and commodities
Management and Business
Branding and Design
finding and developing talent
Globalisation is a process of change, increasing interconnectedness and interdependence among countries and economies, bringing the world closer through better worldwide communication, transport and trade links. This process is changing the world dramatically and quickly, affecting economic, social, political and cultural aspects of life and bringing both opportunities and challenges. To preserve world peace, actions must be taken to ensure sustainable development and growth.