Business Without Borders: Globalization

Business Without Borders: Globalization

by David Andrews


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As a modern consumer, you can buy practically any product from anywhere in the world. Thanks to globalization, the entire world is interconnected as one giant marketplace. But what are the costs of this convenience?

Business Without Borders: Globalization looks at both the benefits and drawbacks of globalization, including its effect on workers, consumers, the environment, and cultures. It also examines the history of trade, and how marketplaces developed from being local to global. By explaining the issues behind globalization with straightforward language and examples, this book will help you understand the part you play in an increasingly global economy.

When the recent economic crisis began, many people found themselves wondering: "How did we get here?" The Global Marketplace makes sense of the recent crisis-and the global financial system more generally-by using a clear, engaging style to explore the fundamentals of investing, lending and borrowing, globalization, the economic cycle, and more. Special features include helpful charts and graphs and suggestions for further research, as well as real-life examples that help students to better understand their own role in the global marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406220414
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2011
Pages: 56
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

The World at Your Fingertips 4

Becoming Global 6

Trading Around the World 12

Breaking Down Barriers 16

Globalization and Business 20

Globalization and the Developed World 26

Globalization and the Developing World 36

Making Globalization Work 42

Finding Solutions 48

Timeline 51

Glossary 52

Find Out More 55

Index 56

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