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- Discuss the pros and cons of globalization.
- Explain the purpose of the World Trade Organization.
- Describe the effects of outsourcing.
- Take a look at examples of gender diversity and cultural diversity in the workplace.
- Explain how agricultural and free trade could reduce poverty in developing nations.
- Learn how microfinance helps entrepreneurs and small business.
- Examine the pros and cons of technological revolutions.
- Discuss the use and purpose of social media and online communities.
- Describe the impact of world migration into developed nations.
- Take a look at the changes that may lead to a global culture.
- Explore the challenges that we face in the 21st century.
1. Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples
Cultural diversity is a form of appreciating the differences in individuals. The differences can be based on gender, age, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social status. Companies have realized the value in acquiring a diverse workforce.
2. Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples
Gender diversity deals with equal representation of men and women in the workplace. In this lesson, we will explore trends and issues with gender diversity in the modern workforce.
3. The Effects of Outsourcing and Migrant Workers on the World Economy
In this lesson, we discover two labor trends of the 21st century: outsourcing and migrant labor. Both of these trends help keep producers' costs down, but their effects will likely be debated throughout the 21st century.
4. Using Agriculture to Aid Developing Countries
In this lesson, we explore the recent push by international organizations for developing countries to open up their agricultural sectors to global markets. Proponents and critics of the program abound.
5. Microfinance for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses
In this lesson, we define what microfinancing is and explore the uses and goals of this incredibly new and exciting form of economic assistance geared toward helping those in the third world.
6. Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages
In this lesson, we explore a few of the technological innovations that have helped create the 21st-century world and will likely change our world throughout the century.
7. Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose
In this lesson, we explore the new and ever-changing environment of social media platforms, as well as detailing some of its uses and some of its purported dangers.
8. The Evolution of Portable Media Devices & Cell Phone Technology
In this lesson, we discuss the development of portable media devices and cell phones in the 1980s, 1990s, and 21st century, and how the smart phone may trump them all.
9. 21st Century Population Migration in a New World
In this lesson, we broadly explore the current demographics and economic realities of the world and the driving engines behind the likely migrations which will occur in the 21st century.
10. A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism
In this lesson we explore the concepts of globalization and cultural imperialism, two important issues that have only just begun to shape the 21st-century world.
11. Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns
In this lesson, we explore just a few of the issues that face both the Western world and the globalized community in the 21st century - issues whose outcomes will greatly affect society and the world.
12. The Global Economy: Advantages, Expansion & Impact
This lesson will explain the concept of economic globalization. We will look at both its positive and negative effects while also highlighting the terms 'import,' 'export,' and 'capital flight.'
13. The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members
Find out what the World Trade Organization is and what it hopes to accomplish. Learn about the history of this organization and who some of the current members are.
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