In this age of globalization, acquisition of new companies to strengthen foothold in the market is inevitable, thus, study of each organizations culture is imperative in order to understand each other. Anthropology will play part in the outcome of the organization, as organization has to blend into the other organizations’ culture. It is through Anthropology that cross-cultural analysis will help in better understanding the organizations’ culture. Political Science, the study of the behavior of individuals and groups within a political environment. Basically this discipline is a social science that deals with theories and practices of politics in the
The book, The Occupy Movement Explained: From Corporate Control to Democracy, by Nicholas Smaligo is part of the Idea Explained series, the author offers a thorough and impassioned yet at sometimes biased look at the Occupy Wall Street Movement (OSW). Smaligo attempts to explain the formation and political//social basis for the Occupy movement, diagram how its leaderless and demand less structure functioned, offer a rebuke to some the criticisms and misconceptions of the OSW movement and to analyze the lasting legacy of the Occupy Wall Street Movement. The Occupy Movement Explained is a unique look at social movement offering the authors own experience and passion, in a addition to a variety of different peoples own experience with or critique
As established in the previous paper, globalization has a major impact on the individuals and society as a whole. It reshapes social structures and significantly alters the social experiences of the people. Social phenomena such as intersocietal as well as intrasocietal inequality and conflict are associated with the increased connectivity of the world. Such social realities spark the interest of sociologists across the globe, as they study the relationship between individuals and societies. To facilitate their endeavors, sociologists utilize sociological theories that study society on the micro- and macro level.
A Critical Review of Peng and Pleggenkuhle-Miles (2009) four main debates and whether the approach fully captures the complexity of the influences of globalization on global strategy Introduction The debate on globalization and how Multinational Companies (MNCs) interact with the new phenomenon has been ongoing for decades (Bhagwati, 2004; Brown, 1999). What, however, has become a consistent converging argument among scholars is that the aspect of globalization is both multidisciplinary and a phenomenon that is significantly influential in the business world and thus cannot be generally gainsaid. Further, the impact of globalization has been felt in how businesses operate and strategize both in its intensive and extensive sense. Consequently,
In the following sections our choice of theories are presented and their relevance to the project, are discussed. The theories tend to provide us a guideline, which helps in relation to organize, select, and analyse our data. We have decided to use political, economical theories as well as a sociological theory, for the reason we aiming to obtain a broader image of the topic, not only one segment. Foucault Foucault theory of power is aiming to challenge the “mainstream”, Western concepts of the world and stimulate people to have a new way of comprehension about the notion of power and power relation. (Taylor, 2004) It advices an empirical analyses of power, with an analytical understanding rather than theoretical, where the perception of
Introduction Globalisation is the process that brings together the complaints nations of the world under a unique global village that takes different social & economic cultures in to consideration. First this essay will analyse globalisation in a broader term, second the history and foundation of globalisation that were intended to address poverty and inequality, third the causes that lead to globalisation and the impact that globalisation has on the world’s economy. The participation in the global economy was to solve economic problem such as poverty and inequality between the developed and developing nations. What is Globalisation? Globalisation could be defined from a descriptive and prescriptive sphere of the economy.
Social practice models, as different from the structural and individual approaches, acknowledge the interaction between structures and individuals in exchanges that present relationships between human action and changeable, but resistant social structures. All together social practice theorists debate that the significance of actors’ comprehension, awareness and deliberate efforts to alter their practices is of as much importance as the role of structural systems. They agree that through reforms in structures and individual behavior, human agency and structure can change substantially (Robbins,
The issue of globalization has become a new agenda and one of the complex and widely- discussed processes in the modern world. Global standards cultivate, on the one hand, such values as democracy, social and economic opportunities, accessibility and mobility, awareness of human rights and transparency of international law. On the other hand, social imbalance, contradictions in policies and relative unsustainability should me mentioned. Cross-cultural paths and close interconnections are becoming possible thanks to the cutting-edge technologies, urban development, and partnership establishment. In the frames of this essay I will focus on the effects and different sides of globally-oriented measures with which cultural institutions face.
The two course readings that I have selected for this assignment are “The Political Economy of Globalization by Layna Mosley” and “Making Globalization Work” by Joseph Stiglitz. The title that I have selected for this essay is “Globalization and the end of the nation state” due to the fact that the readings by Layna Mosley and Joseph Stiglitz will help me address the impact of globalization in both the developing and developing nation. For instance, globalization may have a positive impact on a developed nation and can have a negative impact on a developing nation. In the reading “The Political Economy of Globalization” by Layna Mosley it talks about how governments have embraced the neoclassical economic claim that economist openness improved
Moreover it highlights the outcomes of globalization and the implementation of the neo-liberal orientated policies after the fall of the socialist regime. For the structure of this paper it is thought to start with an explanation of the globalization as a phenomena and its impact on the education sector. In my understanding, the variables of globalization are the main factors for mostly of the social economical and political changes in any region of the world. Next, the challenges facing the difficult road of the transition process will be presented in terms of an historical background. This was also thought to be crucial for the explanation of the whole process of the educational