Globalization : What Is Globalization?

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What is Globalization? In order for my readers to fully understand the objective of this paper, I first need to make clear what globalization actually means, not just with the NFL, but to society in general. In society today, you hear the word “globalization” thrown around, but what does it actually mean? I looked to many sources and there were many different definitions. One source had a definition that really seemed to me to be the best description of globalization, particularly for the purposes of my research. The source was “Globalization 101” where they define globalization as the “process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well being in societies around the world.” (Globalization 101). As you can see from the above definition, an important aspect to globalization is the notion of two different societies coming together and integrating as one through the people, companies and governments. The main focus for globalization in today’s society is to be able to gain new connections and to be able to “grow.” Growth will always be an important motivation for any company or enterprise that hopes to globalize. In Herman E. Daly’s article titled “Globalization Versus
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