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A1 P3 IB definitions
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Any organization or movement that works in the area between the household, the private sector and the state to negotiate matters of public
concern. Civil societies include (NGOs), community groups, trade unions etc
Core and periphery
The concept of a developed core surrounded by an undeveloped periphery. The concept can be applied at various scales.
The practice of promoting the culture/language of one nation in another - usually the case that the former is a large, economically or militarily
powerful nation and the latter is a smaller, less affluent one.
measure of the distance food travels from its source to the consumer, either given in units of actual distance or of energy consumed
"The growing interdependence of countries worldwide through the increasing volume and variety of cross-border transactions in goods and
services and of international capital flows, and through the more rapid and widespread diffusion of technology" (IMF)
measures 12 variables, which are subdivided into four "baskets": economic integration, personal contact, technological connectivity and political engagement. Nations are ranked according to a calculated globalization index.
measures three main dimensions of globalization:
economic, political and social, and nations are ranked accordingly. It is
designed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology on a yearly basis
term that was invented to emphasize that the globalization of a product is more likely to succeed when the product or service is
adapted specifically to each locality or culture in which it is marketed
Gross national income (now used in preference to gross national product—GNP). The total value of goods and services produced within a country together with the balance of income and payments from or toother countries.
The concept of taking internal company functions and paying an outside firm to handle them. Outsourcing is done to save money, improve quality or free company resources for other activities.
The reduction in the time taken to travel between two places due to improvements in transportation or communication technology.
A firm that owns or controls productive operations in more than one country through foreign direct investment.
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