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    The solution is a guide tackling the academic problem based on the attached readings indicated below. The solution is in the form of an extensive APA-style essay:
    Based on the readings below(including an introduction and conclusion) select one business that has experienced globalization or other multinational expansion due to technology.

    Using the selected business as an example, prepare at least a 1050 word paper regarding your recommendations for (a) any training needs that managers may have needed due to globalization, and (b) ways that management could offer such training to their workforce utilizing technology.

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    Dear Student,
    Here's your solution. There is no indicated specific business so I chose Mcdonald's. Good Luck!

    OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

    Defining Globalization

    Globalization is the international integration of social networks and structures pertaining primarily to economics, cultural, political exchanges. By these exchanges across cultural adaptation by familiarity happens and one culture becomes accessible and opens up to another primarily by trade but in doing so allows for 'globality' --- a world where cultures despite geographic separation is not as alien as they were to each other before, adapting aspects of how the other lives. Depending on the dynamism of social networks and structures allowing for exchanges the fast or slow adaptation happens. As globalization is more than ever becoming a social agency in a most complicated encompassing manner, one can only judge the negative and positive impacts it has on nations & cultures within a social & historical situation/context/time frame. What could be a good impact of Globalization (or vice-versa) now does not necessarily assure that it is going to be as such in the future.

    Cities engaging in trade because of the present-day complex of transportation & communication facilities allow for the creation of a more cosmopolitan, more varied and diverse population with the Hubs representing more than one ethnic and cultural group. In every major city across the globe there are McDonald's Fast food and the like, every 6 out of 10 American homes more than likely to own a Japanese -brand vehicle, and every major city outside of China a 'Chinatown'. In every major capital across the Globe 'Fusion Cuisine' is available, an adaptation of cross-cultural influences on the culinary. CNN, BBC & Fox is a choice among satellite & cable subscribers while daily reports on the Chinese Markets & Middle East Issues are important fodders for populace in most Western Societies.

    A Multi-ethnic ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution presents a study of a global corporation, specifically that of McDonald's Food Corporation to explain globalization and international expansion as experienced by a corporate entity. It also provides a discussion on the impact of said expansion to the local and international/new markets. Written in APA format with word version attached for easy printing.