Lesson 1 - Economic Globalization (2A)
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  • 2 mins to complete Q.1 (refer to p.30)

Lesson 1 - Economic Globalization (2A) Lesson 1 - Economic Globalization (2A) Presentation Transcript

  • Miss Choi, Angel E-mail:angelchoi909@hotmail.com RM 210 Facebook: Missws Choi
  • Economic Globalization Lesson 1
  • Task 1 - The globalization of Nike (p.30-32)
  • Task 1 - The globalization of Nike
    • Question 2
    • Nike’s products were first manufactured in Japan. However, now its products are manufactured in different developing countries around the world. How has Nike benefited from this change?
    • The production costs can be dramatically reduced by setting up the production line in developing countries which have relatively low wages and rents.
    • Distributing production line across different countries can reduce investment risk ( 減低投資風險 ) . If a problem arises in a factory, other factories can carry on with their production and the overall business of the enterprise ( 企業 ) can be maintained.
  • Task 1 - The globalization of Nike
    • Question 1
    • How does Nike’s experience in the following areas reflect economic globalization? Explain your answers.
    • (a) Capital raising ( 籌集 資金 )
    • Nike’s capital comes from different financial markets and investors around the world.
    • (b) Production ( 生產 )
    • Its production lines can be found in more than 50 countries.
    • (c) Marketing ( 推銷 )
    • Its products are marketed internationally, and not limited to a certain region.
  • Task 1 - The globalization of Nike
    • Question 3
    • How does the following groups or people benefited from economic globalization? Explain your answers.
    • (a) Businessmen in developing countries
    • (b) Workers in developing countries
    • (c) Consumers
    • Discussion (4 students in a group)
    • Time: 5 minutes
  • Question 3
    • (a) Businessmen in developing countries
    • They can gain business opportunities by helping Nike to set up its production bases ( 生產基地 ).
    • (b) Workers in developing countries
    • They can gain job opportunities by working in Nike’s factories.
    • (c) Consumers
    • Due to the decrease in production costs, consumers can spend less to buy Nike’s products.
  • Conclusion
    • More and more multinational enterprises ( 跨國企業 ) play important roles in economic globalization.
    • They engage in commercial ( 商業 ) activities throughout the world, contributing to the globalization of the
    • capital market ( 資本市場 ),
    • labour market ( 勞動市場 ), and
    • commodity market ( 日用品市場 ).
  • Next Lesson
    • Please take a look at p.33 before class
    • Check the dictionary