Resources

VIRTUAL TEAM CHALLENGE

  1. Adichie, C. N. 2009. “The Danger of a single story” TED Talk accessed online:
    http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story?language=en

GLOBALIZATION

  1. Cato Institute. 2003. “Globalization and CultureCato Institute Policy Resort. May/June.
    http://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/serials/files/policy-report/2003/5/globalization.pdf
  2. Edeos. 2011. “Globalization
  3. Explainity. 2013. “Globalization easily explained
  4. Friedman, T. 2005 “It’s a Flat World After AllThe New York Times Magazine. April 3.
         http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/03/magazine/03DOMINANCE.html
  5. Ghemawat, Pankaj. 2017. “Globalization in the Age of TrumpHarvard Business Review. July – August.
  6. Held, D., McGrew, A., Goldblatt, D.  & Perraton, J. (1999) “Global Transformations: What is globalization?
  7. Held & McGrew “Globalization” more on different views on globalization.
  8. Stiglitz, J. 2013. “On globalization“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sV7bRLtDr3E
  9. Stiglitz, J. 2017. “Globalisation: Time to look at historic mistakes to plot the future” The Guardian. December.
  10. Yale Center for the Study of Globalization  http://ycsg.yale.edu/
  11. Yale Insights. 2017. “What is the future of globalization.”  April 21.

FOUR DIMENSIONS OF GLOBALIZATION

  1. Economic: The World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, International Labor
    Organization
    , World Economic Forum, World Social Forum, The Washington Consensus
  2. Political: nation-state, national sovereignty, citizenship, national identity, United Nations & non-governmental organization (NGO)
  3. Cultural: language, cultural diversity, cultural imperialism, westernization,Does globalization mean we will become one culture?”;
    The Cato Institute “Globalization & Culture
  4. Ecological: Climate change, population growth, food security, pollution, sustainability, disasters

FUTURES LITERACY

  1. KnowLab: Using the future to innovate the present
  2. Transforming the Future

 

RESEARCH VERSUS PERSONAL OPINION
Gapminder              World Values Survey              Global Attitudes Project

“The problem I have is that the worldview that my students have corresponds to reality in the world the year their teachers were born.” 
The world is changing quickly — how much do you know about the changes that are underway? Watch Hans Rosling’s presentation on convergence to the US State Department: Let my dataset change your mindset TEDTalk (June 2009).

COMMUNITY INTERVIEWS

Inspirational Ted Talk by Taiye Selasi: “Don’t ask where I am from, ask where I am local”


EXPLORING THE COMPLEXITY OF GLOBALIZATION
McKeon, Nora. 2010. “Who Speaks for the Poor, And Why Does it Matter?” UN Chronicle.

United Nations. 2011 “Weighing pros, cons of globalization, second committee delegates caution growth in global trade, interdependence, could exacerbate inequalities.” 66th UN General Assembly

Pew Research (2004) “A global generation gap

Dr Hofstede’s “7 deadlysins” video was filmed at The Hanze University.

BBC: “Does globalization mean we will become one culture?”

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