What is globalisation?“The growing economic interdependence of countriesworldwide through increasing volume and variety of crossborder transactions in goods and services, freerinternational capital flows, and more rapid andwidespread diffusion of technology”
Factors : Internet and Satellite Falling cost of communication Cheap air travel, Cross-border road and rail networks English: international language of business MONEY, GOODS and PEOPLE move more easily than ever before
A shrinkingA shrinking world world Stick this in !Or should we be here…???
Few Examples : Before we move on with “GOING GLOBAL” lets take few day to day examples , like : TATA McDonald‟s Starbucks Walmart
Getting connected : Global networks come in a variety of forms. They can be networks of: Business and Trade Communication networks Transport networks Production networks Political networks Demographic networks
Internet connectivity by connection density. Partly related to population density : partly to level of development.
Internet Users in the world (ByGeographical Regions)
Global Hubs: megacities and world cities : „Cores‟ with intense connectivity World Cities such as London and Tokyo. Others have special attributes Diverse populations with demographic Flows of finance, trade and ideas, move towards them
Aircraft Departures 2006 Territory size shows thedistribution of aircraft take-offs, measured by the aircraft’s territory of registration. • India still needs to work on improving its Air traffic • Africa has very few aircraft take-offs
The migration tide 30-40 million illegal migrants worldwide Refugees amount to 8-10 million 130 million economic migrants
Summary: A process it continues to increase connectivity Megacities attract migrants, both rural-urban ones and international ones In turn globalization contributes to the ability of people to migrate Despite globalization some people remain disconnected