Effects Of Globalization On Organizational Communication

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Globalisation could be defined in many ways, one being an interaction process whereby integration happens, whether it be between people, companies, government or nations. This process is fuelled by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. Globalisation has an impact on the organisation and communication. In this essay I will be explaining how South African organisations can address the positive and negative implications of globalisation for organisational communication by focussing on the relationship between strategy and communication, to accomplish this I will need to define globalisation in the most effective way possible and how it effects South Africa. Secondly I will measure the positives and negative effects…show more content…
The roots of modern globalization could be found because growth occurred via our ancestors to all five continents, this was a critical part in establishing globalization. By developing agriculture this furthered globalization by changing the world's population into a settled and more stable lifestyle. However, globalization failed to succeed due to lack of long distance interaction and technology communication. (S, Manfred, 2009). The more modern process of globalization occurred around the middle of the 19th century as capital, labor and decreased transport costs led to a smaller world and an early form of globalized economics and culture, this small world was known as archaic globalization. The next phase was called proto-globalization. It was recognized when the rise of maritime European empires occurred. In the 19th century globalization started becoming modern because industrialization was able to allow cheap production and the rapid population growth created a gap in the market for…show more content…
The choices that were further made were all based on the policy and this led to growth through liberalisation of finance, trade and investment .South Africa is known as one of the most unequal countries in the world. The country is struggling to restore its black majority, while developing economically. A lot was promised that being equal education, health while this is all good some of the clinics in the rural areas are unable to test for HIV- one of the major problems in the country, especially in the lower class. Yes South Africa has many challenges, apart from them, South Africa is very much so integrated into the world economy. It has world-class companies, but unfortunately cannot compete with China in terms of manufacturing because of high wages and strong unions. Other issues would be that the country a lack of skills. On the positive side, mining is one of the main drivers of the economy at the moment. Although the demand for South Africa’s minerals have decreased because of the global economic slowdown and low commodity prices. Despite these challenges, South Africa is still an economic powerhouse in its region of the world. Neoliberal-driven globalization is establishing existing inequalities between regions, nations, the rich and poor, instead of improving the world’s citizens. Still, there is a need for trade unions and civil society this is needed

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