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Globalization improves product choice for consumers, but adds competitive stress for companies and their workers.
  expansion of a company’s goods and services, or a region’s social and cultural influences to many parts of the world
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  • Globalization improves product choice for consumers, but adds competitive stress for companies and their workers.
  • I had tried to pull some big ideas from Managing in the Next Society into my argument about knowledge-based economies, globalization, and the ways in which demographics change society.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • A second reason for the growth of trafficking is globalization.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The growing popularity of fast food is just one of many cultural changes that have been brought about by globalization.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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  • The double shock we’re experiencing now—globalization and computer-aided industrial productivity—happens to have the opposite impact: income inequality is growing, as the rewards for being skilled grow and the opportunities for unskilled Americans diminish.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • Now, in the age of globalization, a time could come when it will make sense for an IBM or a Microsoft not only to manufacture in China but to design for China.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • As Morris offered an impassioned critique of globalization, the comparison made sense — both men true believers, charismatic, driven by ideas outside the mainstream, albeit championing opposite viewpoints.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In the context of globalization and people moving around, she says, "You often hear that places don’t matter the way they used to.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
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Associated words [difficulty]:   globalization [7]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Engineering, Philosophy, Nature & Ecology
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