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Globalization

Edited by George Yungchih Wang

Soka University, Japan

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Globalization (sometimes, internationalization) is defined as the close integration of countries and peoples of the world. The idea of globalization is now frequently heard and debated. Those who support globalization in favor of its contributions to advanced economic growth and higher standards of living, increased technology sharing, and more extensive cultural integration. Critics argue that globalization undermines wages in rich countries, exploits workers in poor countries, grants multi-national enterprises too much privilege, and worsen environmental pollution. In spite of these critics, it is no doubt that globalization not only helps to share technology and knowledge, but also facilitates to convey modern concepts and ideas. In the business world, when a firm sets the corporate goal to grow, it is no doubt that a firm can benefit from globalization from many aspects. The firm can not only sell their products and services to foreign markets, but also employ international resources, such as know-how/technology, production/management, and human resources. However, globalization does not come in all the positive ways. Some critiques contend that globalization may lessen a nation’s sovereign, damage domestic employment, and lose traditional culture/values. Since globalization undoubtedly affects human mindsets, value systems, and business practices, this project aims to explore the impacts of globalization on modern businesses.

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George Yungchih Wang

Associate Professor
Soka University, Japan

Dr. George Y. Wang is currently an Associate Professor of Business and Economics at Soka University, Japan. He is also Adjunct Professor at Hosei University, Japan, Gakushuin University Japan, and Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, Japan. He is also appointed as Distinguished Scholar at Beijing University of Technology, China and Northwestern Polytechnic University, China. Prior to his position in Japan, he served as a faculty member for the University of Colorado Denver, USA and National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan. He received his MBA degree from the University of Connecticut, USA, and his Ph.D. degree from Imperial College London, UK. His research interests are focused on corporate finance, corporate governance, and investment appraisal. He has already published over 20 papers in academic journals and book chapters, indexed by academic databases including SCImago, EI, EconLit, CSSCI, ProQuest, and EBSCO. In addition to his current academic experience, Dr. Wang has rich industry experience, including serving as an Investment Analyst (Cathay Life Insurance Co., PLC), Consultant (UCome Consulting Company), Chief Financial Manager (Fen-Tay Enterprise Co., PLC), and Independent Board Director (Hwa-Toa Biochemical Co., Ltd.).

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