• Globalisation
    accessed 12th Nov 2013. Caccavo, D. (2007). Globalization vs. Americanization. Available: https://sites.google.com/site/cucca123/globalizationvs.americanization. Last accessed 12th Nov 2013. Cerny, P. (1995). Globalization and the Changing Logic of Collective Action. International Organization...
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  • Human’s Identity in a Globalized World
    , in his essay “Globalization vs. Americanization”, Andrew Lam argues that there is a difference between globalization and Americanization even though it is sometimes hard to make that distinction. His essay interprets the divergences among cultures in the twenty-first century and how living in this...
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  • Globalization
    world’s people, globalization is synonymous with Americanization. c. The Jihad vs. McWorld metaphor i. Fashion, music, food and consumption ii. Entertainment: American movies are watched everywhere by everyone. iii. Media: United States based transnational corporations dominate television networks...
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  • Culture and Globalization
    practically everywhere and many people seem to love to have the opportunity to get standardized products all over the world. But the tendency of these companies to promote western ideals of capitalism (Global Policy) has spawned much debate about the globalization – or Americanization as many would like...
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  • Land of the Free and Home of Opportunity
    Birk Anders ENG101-5511 September 5, 2009 Land of the Free and Home of Opportunity “The new man’s talent is the ability to overcome paralysis of the many conflicting selves by finding and inventing new connections between them.” (Lam, Globalization vs. Americanization p. 70) The United...
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  • Globalization and the Nation State
    matter how they struggle for the betterment of community and country. Unfortunately it seems that the globalization of culture is becoming more and more the "Americanization" of culture. Because of the huge impact western civilization has on the rest of the world, through movies, fashion, music, etc...
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  • Management History
    globalization * Significant cultural differences (e.g. Americanization) * Adjusting leadership styles and management approaches * Make yourself more effective 2. Risks * Loss of investments in unstable countries * Increased terrorism * Economic interdependence (govt. decision -> global market) (US stock -> HK stock) * Understand the uniqueness of culture...
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  • Globalization
    21. Globalisation 1) Multinational companies 2) Uniformity (dressing, eating, culture, etc.) 3) Globalisation/preservation of national characteristics 4) English vs. less used languages Globalisation is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views...
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  • Cultural Factors and Segment Variables
    ) if it wishes to engage new cultures. We may hear it said that American culture is Mom, apple pie, baseball and Chevy (if you believe the commercials). However it seems that the rest of the world adds to that list McDonald’s. When discussing the Americanization of other countries one of the key...
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  • Organizational Behaviour
    concepts like: Fordism, Taylorism, Sneakerization, Globalization or Americanization, makes a critical analysis of the impact that McDonaldization has on every aspect of the society. Ritzer highlights four mains dimensions that lie at the success of McDonaldization process: Efficiency – the optimum...
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  • The Impact of the Internet on Globalization
    globalized through ownership of production and infrastructure gives “globalization” a negative connotation often termed hegemony, cultural imperialism, or Americanization by members of underdeveloped countries and by individuals who feel that their country and belief systems are threatened by English...
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  • American Popular Culture and Its Impact in a Globalized World
    Americanization, Westernization and even globalization are only a few of many that have been employed to label the phenomenon of America's growing cultural dominance in the world. Decades of public discourse about this is-sue have shown that all these expressions are being used interchangeably by many. We...
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  • Disney Globalization
    its theme park methodology to real culture, and will conclude by examining the ideas of Disneyization and McDonaldization in regards to Marc Auge’s theory of the place and non-place, before considering whether globalization is simply disguised Americanization. Globalization is a product of the...
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  • International Business
    filmmaker of all time, has been the target of complaints asserting that Hollywood has diluted culturally-rich countries. ■ The values represented in Spielberg’s films are often viewed as part of the larger trend of the cultural homogenization, or worse, the Americanization of global values and...
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  • Globelization
    DEFINING GLOBALIZATION Values can play a role in defining globalization. A definition of globalization as "Americanization" or, perhaps, the "McDonaldization," of the world presents globalization as a process driven by American consumer culture that rolls over other cultures. On the other hand...
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  • Globalization Study Guide
    water pools / loss of biodiversity Jihad & McWorld: dialectical nature, one can’t exist without the other, short run retribalization global jihad against globalization (Babel) vs. long run globalization (Disneyland). Jihad bloody politics of identity exclusion and hatred w/ paternalism and...
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  • Cultural Imperialism
    a World System, Cambridge University Press, pp. 171-191 Appadurai, Arjun, (1996), “Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization”, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press Barber, B. (1995), “Jihad vs. Mc World, how globalization and tribalism are reshaping the world”, Ballantine Books...
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  • Concept words
    -actualization, cultural globalization B. authoritarianism vs. egalitarianism C. spiritualism vs. materialism D. family socialization  non-familial socialization (e.g. schools, the mass media and religious entity) E. production and allocation  consumption and leisure 18. continuity of...
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  • : GLOBALISATION AND IDENTITY-HOW GLOBALISATION HAS RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF THE LOCAL IDENTITY IN AFRICA?
    positive, innovative and dynamic aspects, but it also many negative, disruptive and marginalizing features (UNDP HDR, 1999). Americanization? As Thomas Friedman (1998) has stated: "globalization is in so many ways Americanization: globalization wears Mickey Mouse ears, it drinks Pepsi and Coke, eats...
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  • Liberalization vs. Globalization
    Liberalization vs. Globalization Submitted to: Submitted by: Dr. Surajit Bhattacharyya Rohit Kumar 0702061 Section B Mittal's bid for Arcelor was a hostile bid. A takeover is considered "hostile" if either the board rejects the offer, but the bidder continues to...
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