GLOBALISATION This is defined as the processes by which people, their cultures, money, goods and information can be transferred between countries with few or no barriers. OUR GLOBAL LIVES Clothes Family Travel Music, film Complete the ‘My Global life’ worksheet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q
ON EARTH ! AN EXAMPLE OF A GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
This is a Dell Inspiron 600m Notebook And here is the global supply chain which produced it…………..
Designed in Texas and Taiwan Assembled in Malaysia Graphics card made in China CD/DVD drive made in the Philippines LCD display made in Japan Memory made in Germany Hard disk drive made in Singapore Microprocessor made in Costa Rica Memory stick made in Israel Power cord made in India Power adaptor made in Thailand Every Dell computer comprises components which are made all over the world
Dell’s six factories around the world assemble computers made of components produced in many countries …….. Look at the map which follows and then DESCRIBE the distribution of Dell suppliers
Global HQ Factories Microprocessor Memory Graphics card Cooling fan Motherboard Keyboard LCD display Battery Wireless card Modem Hard disk drive CD/DVD drive Carry bag Power adaptor Power cord Memory stick