Using Specific Examples Is Globalisation Beneficial on a Local, Regional, National and International Scale.

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Using Specific examples is globalisation beneficial on a local, regional, national and International scale.
“Globalisation (Globalization) – The integration of the world’s economies brought about by the rapid improvements in communication and transportation
Globalisation hasn’t been something that has only affected the countries they start in E.g. on a local scale. In the UK 30 years ago our economy was driven by the secondary industry: factories etc. However due to globalisation, companies have now started to move elsewhere e.g. China, India for their factories as they can get cheaper labour. This has meant that the UK’s work force have gone from Secondary, to move Tertiary (Service based Industry). This has been beneficial for the UK as there is more money in the Tertiary sector than the Secondary, and it opens the UK to a much more educated workforce as the jobs are harder and require more training/knowledge. However not everywhere are happy about the idea of factories leaving the UK e.g. he Bosch factory in Wales. Before the factory opened this area of Wales was quite undeveloped, with very little industry bringing job shortages and run down areas. The Bosch factory brought in lots of jobs which helped develop the area; it also brought infrastructure such as roads and ports etc. This caused a multiplier effect and benefited Wales dramatically. Recently however due to Globalisation and the pull of cheap labour costs, Bosch have closed the Factory in Wales to move to a cheaper country.

On a local scale Globalisation also benefits women in LEDC’s enormously. The status of women in LEDC’s is generally very poor, whether they are under religious prosecution or generally not expected to elevate over a housewife. Globalisation opens these countries eyes to the way women and people in general are treated in MEDC’s, they instantly crave this existence and LEDC’s…...

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