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Being part of
a Globalised
World
8 What does it Mean to
Live in a Globalised World?
Being Part of a
Globalised
World: Is it
Necessarily
Good?
Chapter 8:
What does it
Mean to Live
in a
Globalised
World
Chapt...
Quick Buzz
Where did these products originate from?
America
(Made in Asia)
America
(Assembled in China)
Thailand, Cambodia...
Although product labels usually state one country of origin,
the raw materials needed to produce them may not just be
from...
Motor Production Vehicles
(Units)
24,503,326
12,100,095
9,278,238
6,033,164
4,555,957
4,125,744
3,565,469
2,733,201
2,429,...
Chapter 8:
What Does It Mean
To Live in a
Globalised World?
Definition
Driving Forces of
Globalisation
• Developments in T...
Relationships between
countries create economic
interconnections.
These connections lead to
interdependent relationships
b...
Definition of
Globalisation
Globalisation is a process through which ideas and activities of
people in different parts of ...
How does the cartoon
reflects the nature of
globalisation?
Made In
China
Why did the American family featured, avoid
products that were made in China for a year?
•The American family stopped buyi...
How has exporting to America impacted the lives
of Chinese workers?
•It has improved the lives of Chinese workers as they ...
Chapter 8:
What Does It Mean
To Live in a
Globalised World?
Definition
Driving Forces of
Globalisation
• Developments in T...
The world has
“shrunk” in terms
of the time needed
to get from one
place to another.
Improvements in
the size and speed
of...
Steam
locomotive
8 km/h
Japanese
bullet train
Shinkansen
320 km/h
This enabled more goods and
people to be carried per trip.
This also led to savings in cost.
It facilitates the process of...
Singapore’s
efficient and
integrated
transport system
facilities the
movement of
people and goods
Exchange of
ideas
betwee...
Connecting
Singapore to the
World
Connecting
Singapore to
the World
In 2017, Terminal 4
In 2018, Jewel, a new retail-
cum-airport development
By 2018, a $32...
Airbus Jigsaw
Transport
Network
Chapter 8:
What Does It Mean
To Live in a
Globalised World?
Definition
Driving Forces of
Globalisation
• Developments in T...
Definition of
Multinational
Corporations
Multinational Corporations (MNCs) are businesses with
economic activities in more...
The global span of their
operations drives globalisation
as they increase the economic
interconnections between
people and...
GrowthofMNCs
Task
Choose an MNC for this task
and answer the following
questions:
What is the background of this MNC?
What kind of prod...
MNCs and
Singapore
Singapore is home to many MNCs,
which makes us a major site of
international business today.
BreadTalk ...
MNCs and
Singapore
Foreign-owned MNCs have brought
many benefits to Singapore.
• Employment
• Higher wages
• New technolog...
Chapter 8:
What Does It Mean
To Live in a
Globalised World?
Definition
Driving Forces of
Globalisation
• Developments in T...
Technological
advancements have
resulted in greater
access to the internet
and the increasing use
of mobile
communications...
Identify these applications
How can they be used to
communicate and access
information?
Google Map Gmail Whatsapp
Youtube ...
Evolution of mobile phone made it convenient for
people to communicate anytime and anywhere.
Reflection
What is
‘globalisation’?
What are the 3
forces of
globalisation?
What is an
example of
globalisation?
How does
...
The
End
of Chapter 8
Chapter 8 What Does It Mean to Live in a Globalised World
Chapter 8 What Does It Mean to Live in a Globalised World
Chapter 8 What Does It Mean to Live in a Globalised World
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Chapter 8 What Does It Mean to Live in a Globalised World

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These slides introduce Chapter 8 What does it Mean to Live in a Globalised World? to the Secondary 4 Express and Normal (Academic) students who are studying Social Studies for the Singapore 2016 new syllabus. This topic is usually taught in Secondary 4.

The slides are divided into 4 sections.
1. Definition of Globalisation
2. Driving Forces of Globalisation - Developments in Transport
3. Driving Forces of Globalisation - Growth in MNCs
4. Driving Forces of Globalisation - Advancements in Technology

You can also watch the video below.
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A Year Without "Made in China"
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History Of Cellphones And How Drastically They've Changed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrdNd...

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Chapter 8 What Does It Mean to Live in a Globalised World

  1. 1. Being part of a Globalised World 8 What does it Mean to Live in a Globalised World?
  2. 2. Being Part of a Globalised World: Is it Necessarily Good? Chapter 8: What does it Mean to Live in a Globalised World Chapter 9: How Do We Respond to Tensions Arising From Some Economic Impacts of Globalisation Chapter 10: How Do We Respond to Tensions Arising From Some Cultural Impacts of Globalisation Chapter 11: How Do We Respond to Tensions Arising From Some Security Impacts of Globalisation Issue 3 Being part of a Globalised World
  3. 3. Quick Buzz Where did these products originate from? America (Made in Asia) America (Assembled in China) Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam Australia and NZ (Made in China)
  4. 4. Although product labels usually state one country of origin, the raw materials needed to produce them may not just be from that country.
  5. 5. Motor Production Vehicles (Units) 24,503,326 12,100,095 9,278,238 6,033,164 4,555,957 4,125,744 3,565,469 2,733,201 2,429,463 2,283,474 China US Japan Germany South Korea India Mexico Spain Brazil Canada
  6. 6. Chapter 8: What Does It Mean To Live in a Globalised World? Definition Driving Forces of Globalisation • Developments in Transport • Growth of MNCs • Advancements in Technology
  7. 7. Relationships between countries create economic interconnections. These connections lead to interdependent relationships between suppliers, producers and consumers.
  8. 8. Definition of Globalisation Globalisation is a process through which ideas and activities of people in different parts of the world become interconnected.
  9. 9. How does the cartoon reflects the nature of globalisation?
  10. 10. Made In China
  11. 11. Why did the American family featured, avoid products that were made in China for a year? •The American family stopped buying products made in China for one year to see how Chinese products have penetrated the American market. What was the result of the experiment? •There were some products which they found it hard to replace such as their coffee maker as most of the coffee makers were from China. US made products were also much more expensive when compared to ‘Made in China’ products.
  12. 12. How has exporting to America impacted the lives of Chinese workers? •It has improved the lives of Chinese workers as they now enjoy higher wages and so can now enjoy a higher standard of living. What does the video illustrate about the economies of countries? •The economies of countries are very much interconnected and interdependent. Businesses in China producing the products sold in the USA benefit from a larger market share and probably larger amount of profit.
  13. 13. Chapter 8: What Does It Mean To Live in a Globalised World? Definition Driving Forces of Globalisation • Developments in Transport • Growth of MNCs • Advancements in Technology
  14. 14. The world has “shrunk” in terms of the time needed to get from one place to another. Improvements in the size and speed of the different modes of transport
  15. 15. Steam locomotive 8 km/h Japanese bullet train Shinkansen 320 km/h
  16. 16. This enabled more goods and people to be carried per trip. This also led to savings in cost. It facilitates the process of interconnectedness among people.
  17. 17. Singapore’s efficient and integrated transport system facilities the movement of people and goods Exchange of ideas between countries.
  18. 18. Connecting Singapore to the World
  19. 19. Connecting Singapore to the World In 2017, Terminal 4 In 2018, Jewel, a new retail- cum-airport development By 2018, a $323 million refurbished Terminal 1 Work is expected to start on the mega Terminal 5 in a few years’ time
  20. 20. Airbus Jigsaw
  21. 21. Transport Network
  22. 22. Chapter 8: What Does It Mean To Live in a Globalised World? Definition Driving Forces of Globalisation • Developments in Transport • Growth of MNCs • Advancements in Technology
  23. 23. Definition of Multinational Corporations Multinational Corporations (MNCs) are businesses with economic activities in more than one country.
  24. 24. The global span of their operations drives globalisation as they increase the economic interconnections between people and goods.
  25. 25. GrowthofMNCs
  26. 26. Task Choose an MNC for this task and answer the following questions: What is the background of this MNC? What kind of products does it have? Where does it operate? • Production? • Raw materials? • R&D? How many employees? What is the revenue of the MNC?
  27. 27. MNCs and Singapore Singapore is home to many MNCs, which makes us a major site of international business today. BreadTalk Singapore Airlines Popular Ya Kun Kaya Toast
  28. 28. MNCs and Singapore Foreign-owned MNCs have brought many benefits to Singapore. • Employment • Higher wages • New technology • Exchange of ideas between countries Toyota Coca Cola Cadbury Google
  29. 29. Chapter 8: What Does It Mean To Live in a Globalised World? Definition Driving Forces of Globalisation • Developments in Transport • Growth of MNCs • Advancements in Technology
  30. 30. Technological advancements have resulted in greater access to the internet and the increasing use of mobile communications. These facilitate communication and exchange of information across the world.
  31. 31. Identify these applications How can they be used to communicate and access information? Google Map Gmail Whatsapp Youtube Skype Instagram
  32. 32. Evolution of mobile phone made it convenient for people to communicate anytime and anywhere.
  33. 33. Reflection What is ‘globalisation’? What are the 3 forces of globalisation? What is an example of globalisation? How does globalisation affect your life?
  34. 34. The End of Chapter 8

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