Globalization has become a ubiquitously word in the last few decades. Much of the globalization trend is driven by the fact that many organizations operate internationally and supply chains have become sophisticated, complex, and spans the entire globe. As a result of globalization, many organizations have tried to proactively create a level of homogenization and standardization internationally of markets, resources, and labor. When international companies can have access to foreign resources and labor it often helps them achieve business objectives. It can also help to develop the local economy at it is working to create more middle class citizens in developing countries. Yet, the results are deeply mixed and often the result of newly introduced capitalism further stratifies the society. Therefore, even though the trend has been primarily measured by economic activities it also has had many other consequences as well in regards to social and political issues.
Globalization and Labor
There are different ways to perceive the effects on this trend in regards to their effects on ethics and spirituality leading transformation. In regards to the economic impacts that have developed as a result of globalization, the results have widely been mixed. In many countries, such as China and India for example, globalization has produced a thriving middle class. This has had significant implications for people as their access to resources and the material quality of life have certainly improved. However, such results do not seem to be divided equally through all countries involved in the globalization trend. Many critics have argued that the effects of globalization have also driven many people into extreme poverty and have not effectively addressed the billions of individuals who do not have access to many of the necessities of subsistence let alone more advanced luxuries such as health care and women and children often provides an interesting perspective to the inner workings of the system. All women are usually workers, whether or not they are defined or recognized as such. In all societies, and particularly in developing countries, there remain essential but usually unpaid activities (such as cooking, cleaning, and other housework, provisioning of basic household needs, child care, care of the sick and the elderly, as well as community-based activities), which are largely seen as the responsibility of women (Ghosh). Therefore, women, and sometimes children, perform tasks that are absolutely essential to the survival of the society yet they receive little compensation or any kind of remuneration for their work.
Another implication that the globalization of different cultures as well as access to electronic information has had populations around the world is that there has been a wave of populist protests. It seems to be an awaking of public consciousness in many countries mostly by young people and the unemployed who are no longer confident in their institutions. However, access to information isn't available in many remote or rural areas. Therefore many local communities have workers with no idea how to protect themselves and their labor with strategies such as collective bargaining. Furthermore, many workers lack any legal, institutional, or any form of union protection from capitalist forces that often subject them to harsh conditions (Chang). In many cases workers only options are to become migrant workers and again to subjected to harsh working conditions and have…
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