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GOF 6.2.4 "A Global Workforce" (pp. 287-293)

Globalization on ITGSopedia

Globalization means the diminishing of geographical, political, economic, and cultural boundaries. IT has played a major role in reducing these boundaries. For example, any dramatic event anywhere in the world can be broadcast almost instantly by television or on the Internet. However, there is a fear that easier communication can become a source of cultural homogeneity. The new global village provides a worldwide cultural awareness, but may lead to less diversity