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Globalization and the cultures of business in Africa

Scott D. Taylor

Globalization and the cultures of business in Africa

from patrimonialism to profit

by Scott D. Taylor

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business enterprises,
  • Capitalism,
  • Big business,
  • Globalization,
  • Foreign Investments

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementScott D. Taylor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD2917 .T39 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331096M
    ISBN 109780253002662, 9780253005731, 9780253005816
    LC Control Number2012017809

      Globalization as defined here is not without risk. For example, increased mobility is raising new challenges for Africa, especially in the area of global health. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa demonstrated the overall vulnerability of the global community to the transmission of communicable diseases. The Zika virus raises similar concerns.


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and decide for themselves what aspects of globalization may be positive, negative, or truly indifferent to cultures around the world. Introduction Globalizationorg has defined the phenomenon of globalization as the "acceleration and intensification of economic interaction among the people, companies, and governments of different nations.".

- Lupwishi Mbuyumba, Director of the Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa The world's cultures and their forms of creation, presentation, and preservation are deeply affected by globalization in ways that are inadequately documented and understood.

The Cultures and Globalization Series is designed to fill this void in our knowledge. The Impact of Globalization on Africa In Africa, its position in the international system has been considerably weakened by the fact that it has been losing the race for economic development in general, and human development in particular, to other regions, these.

Globalization is a leading concept which has become the main factor in business life during the last few decades. This phenomenon affects the economy, business life, society, and environment in different ways, and almost all corporations have been affected by these changes.

Globalization is the process of increased interconnectedness among countries most notably in the areas of economics, politics, and culture. McDonald's in Japan, French films being played in Minneapolis, and the United Nations are all representations of : Colin Stief.

Globalization. (Winter ). Fredrick Mugira, a Ugandan journalists writes about the lack of interest amongst Africans for local sports teams: “The feeling by several Ugandans and Africans in general that everything in Europe is superior and better than what is in their countries, has made them take football players like Christiano.

A pervasive force that evades easy analysis, globalization has come to represent the export and import of culture, the speed and intensity of which has increased to unprecedented levels in recent years. The Cultures of Globalization presents an international panel of intellectuals who consider the process of globalization as it concerns the transformation of the economic into the cultural and 3/5(2).

“The world has a very serious problem, my friend' Shiva went on. 'Poor children still die by their millions. Westerners and the global rich -- like me -- live in post-scarcity society, while a billion people struggle to get enough to eat.

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The continent has often been singled out as an exception to the story of increasing globalization. Todd Moss, an Africa expert with the Center for Global Development, discusses Africa’s integration in world markets, why trade between African countries is so hard, and the role of outside powers such as China.

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Globalization largely refers to the movement toward an integrated global economy, marked by the free exchange of goods and capital. In popular discourse, Globalization is often related to the Internet revolution, the neo-liberal or free-market economies and the predominantly western political, economic and cultural style.

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Transnational flows of people, financial resources, goods, information and culture have recently been increasing in a drastic way and have profoundly transformed the world (Ritzer and Malone, ).This phenomenon has been labeled a result, a great deal of debate and discussion, even controversy (Bird and Stevens, ) has taken place about globalization in various Cited by: 4.

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