Globalization Mindmap

Globalization-Mindmap
Definition
Political Impacts
- Role of United Nations
- greater involvement in world events
- Humanitarian efforts
- Military intervention
- Terrorism
- Democratisation
- Fall of regimes
- Egypt
- Libya
- Change of leadership style
- American Hegemony
- World military and police force
- terrorism
- 'rogue' states
- involvement in
regional/domestic politics
- Middle east
- Korea
- China-Taiwan
- Role of Media
- as political tool
- as platform of discussion
- Political lobby groups
- power of internet
- sharing ideas creating communities
Environmental Impact
- Degradation
- Deforestation
- Soil erosion
- Extinction of flora & fauna
- Flooding
- Haze
- New node
- Global Warming/Climate Change
- Higher temperatures
- Erratic Weather changes
- Melting of ice caps
- Management
- Conserving Energy Supply
- Energy saving products
- Hybrid cars
- Using Alternative Energy sources
- Wind energy
- Solar energy
- Geothermal energy
Higher salaries
Allows capital inflows in financial market
- Sharing of technologies
- Free trade allows for greater
specialization of labour
Economic Impact
- Positive Impacts
- Employment
- Creation of jobs in LDCs esp in
manufacturing industries
- Negative Impact
- Small countries face tough
economic competition.
- TNC controls the economy
- Abuse of LDC. Formation of
`sweat shops'
- Affecting countries such as
Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand,
- Brain drain
- Economies become vulnerable to impact
of financial crisis caused by other
countries
- 2008 financial crisis started in USA
Educational Impact
- Positive
- Use of Technology to cater to
the needs of the students
- Able to have lessons beyond
the physical classroom
- Opportunities for Internationalisation
- Negative
- Stress on Teachers
- Globalisation Divide: Haves
and Have-Nots
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