Globalisation In The Post-Bureaucratic Era

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Practices of managing cultures contribute to managing globalisation in the post-bureaucratic era. The world is constantly changing and evolving, failure to manage this change will ultimately lead to degradation. In this essay I will be discussing the management of globalisation in the post-bureaucratic era and how the necessity of the practices of managing cultures is to be applied to the management of globalisation. Initially I will be stating the negative effects that globalisation has had on the world. Then I will be using the practices used in managing cultures as a remedy to these negative effects of globalisation. The first point of interest is the exploitation of labour due to globalisation (Kelly, …show more content…

The second is the increasing levels of inequality between developed and developing countries this is mainly due to the conflict of interest that TNCs have (Morgan, 2006), to help address this problem it is necessary to evaluate the critical perspective that revolves around the ethics of managing cultures (Josserand et al, 2012). The final point of interest will be the need for sustainable development in order to prevent pollution (Gold et al, 2013), the practices of avoiding strong cultures will be applied with reference to Enron and the necessity to avoid groupthink will also be applied (Dimitroff, R.D, 2005). Without effective management of globalisation in the post-bureaucratic era organizations will undoubtedly abuse their power in the hopes of chasing …show more content…

Globalisation has created an interconnected world in which every corporation is a global citizen that needs be aware of the potential disasters waiting in the forms of exploitation of labour, the increasing levels of inequality and the pollution of Earth. In order for these organisations to be making ethical choices the management of organisational culture is paramount. With the practices of managing cultures that exist in the post-bureaucratic era, the management of globalisation has become a simpler task. However it is important to note that corporations take actions by doing a cost-benefit analysis in most situations, in some cases the profits will outweigh any environmental and social costs (Dixon and O 'Mahony, 2010). Governments of the world cannot simply take an idle seat and expect organisations to simply make ethical decisions either, they need to constantly create laws and regulations to accommodate for the changes in the world, to help govern corporations if they wish to manage globalisation. By appropriate practices of managing organisational cultures applied to these corporations, the management of globalisation in the post-bureaucratic can help create a better world for

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