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Community Economic Project Profile (Part B)
Importance of abundant community theory:
John McKnight coined the term Abundant Community where community members stay together, work and care each other, raise their children together and collectively work to create and produce their future and abundant communities are vital, productive and important for social change. According to John and Peter, “There are things that people can do only as families and neighbors that are vital to a good and satisfied life”. The responsibilities of an abundant community are to ensure health, safety, environment, economy, food, children and care and no business, agency or government can
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challenges, external or internal. Among them, environmental issues are the most evident and urgent. In fact, this explosive growth has left scars across China's landscape and environment.
Which lead us to our problematic: How the environmental issues can affects the economic development of China? And what are the solutions?
* Overview of the Chinese economic development
Since the opening policy in 1978, China has been the most rapidly growing economy in the world. And even if there is a certain tightening of the economy policy of the government and in spite of the rise of the price of raw material, this growth doesn’t have until now given any major sign of
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EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF VIET NAM
Literature Review 3
I. General 3
1. Geographical location & Vietnam’s climate 3
a. Geographical location 3
b. Climate 3
2. Effects of geographical & climate on Vietnam’s economy: 6
a. Effects of geographical location to Vietnam’s economy: 6
II. Definition, causes and actual situation of Viet Nam under climate change 7
1. Definition of climate change 8
2. Causes of climate change: 8
a. Natural causes 8
b. Human causes 9
c. Greenhouse gases and their sources 9
3. Actual situation in Vietnam: 12
III. Impact of Climate change on Viet Nam economy 14
1. Impact of Climate change on economy in general: 14
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The present study examines the impact of foreign aid on both economic growth and development in India by using Ordinary Least Square (OLS) test from the period 1975-76 to 2009-10. The study analyzes plan-wise distribution and composition of foreign aid inflows into India. It attempts to explain the effect of some major macroeconomic variables on both economic growth and development in India. The results indicate that foreign aid has been considered as a significant determining factor for both economic growth and development of India. The simple OLS test results show that the impact of foreign aid on both economic growth and development is positive. Finally, the study
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“Conversion of Community Banks to Microfinance Banks will enhance the assessment of women entrepreneurs to financial resources”. Discuss
Evaluate the impact of SEEDS in the implementation of MDGs in Nigeria
Analyze the impact of Globalization on the economic Development of Nigeria
The incidence of the Niger Delta militants groups and its consequences to entrepreneurial development in Nigeria
Evaluate the power, composition and functions of NDDC
Assess the impact of the multinationals in the Nigerian Economy with regard to FDI and FPI
Youths and entrepreneurial Development: Realty or Myth
Evaluate the implementation of MDGs and the realization of the objectives by 2015.
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Economic globalization refers to increasing economic interdependence of and national economies across the world through a rapid increase in cross-border movement of goods, service, technology and capital. Whereas globalization is centered around the rapid development of science and technology, and increasing cross-border division of labor, economic globalization is propelled by the rapid growing significance of information in all types of productive activities and marketization, and the advance of science and technologies. Depending on the paradigm, economic globalization can be viewed as either a positive or a negative phenomenon..
Economic globalization comprises the
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"Development in Africa: What is the Cutting Edge in Thinking and Policy"
In the reading the authors have a discussion in length. Each other argues or discusses the development in Africa. Cheru argues that the development in Africa never started. This is because more developed theories being based on earlier European capitalist and their development experience. Tripp focuses on the post-Cold war development and human rights discourse as she states a “rights-based approach that stresses economic, social, and cultural rights, as well as civil and political rights.” James Mittelman holds that the Washing Consensus is now discredited and identifies six strategic points of engagement that can
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mentioned, primary (market) stakeholders are groups that are directly involved in the economic transactions of a business. In the case of A Brawl in Mickey’s Backyard there are a number of primary stakeholders beginning with the SunCal development group and Disneyland theme parks. These primary stakeholders are also the primary organizations involved with the development dispute in Orange County. Both of these groups are primary stakeholders because the outcome on whether or not directly affects their businesses. If the development is allowed to go through, then the vision of Disneyland where they “don’t want the public to see the world they live in while they’re in Disneyland” is
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THE CONTRIBUTION OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF GHANA
Project management as a management discipline underpins much economic activity. In industries as diverse as pharmaceuticals, software and aerospace, projects drive business. And in the public sector, it is effective project management that translates politicians' promises of new roads, schools and hospitals into gleaming new constructions that improve everyday life.
The development of Ghana
Successive Ghanaian governments pursued various models of economic development throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s. In the immediate post independent era of the early 1960s, Ghana’s economic development objectives were
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The main epochal innovation of the early modern period that marked the nineteenth century, was the development of navigational related techniques that allowed for the discovery of America and of an all-water route to the Orient (Cameron & Neal, 2003). These feats were considered some of the greatest events ever recorded and played a large part in economic history.
One of the first fundamental innovations was the significant developments in steam engine technology, which allowed for many different contributions. This included lighter, stronger metals, more precise tools, and a better sense of scientific knowledge, including mechanics, calorimetry, metallography, the theory of gases
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performance of the company.
The said situation in the political factors, are somewhat connected with the different economic factors that might affect the development process of the company. Primarily is the situation of the home economy or the economic situation of Germany, in terms of monetary issues, stock exchange and the likes. The economy trends of happenings in the home economy are also important, so as the economic situations and trends of the partner countries. This is due to the fact that, this political factor has a great impact to the social mentality...
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services. Examples would be employees, stockholders, customers, suppliers etc. Whereas the nonmarket stakeholders are the ones that don’t directly engage in economic exchange with the firm however can still be affected by its actions. Examples would be communities, media, government and the general public.
3. What are the various stakeholders’ interests? Please indicate if each stakeholder is in favor of, or opposed to, SunCal’s proposed development.
Their interest includes plenty things such as in exchange for their investment, stockholders expect to receive dividends and, over time and capital appreciation. They also look at social objectives and their choice of investment they made
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incompatible. Comparing profit and economic expansion, caring for the environment is important because environmental damage can undermine economic productivity. It also causes poverty because some people live at a lower level than others. If environmental controls grow slowly, then not many people will be taken out of poverty by economic development. It seems to be that the government; as well as corporations play a major part with the responsibility for setting the environmental policy. It is proven that one in ten of the area’s factory workers had a low blood cell count, a possible precursor to leukemia. Also infant mortality is 10 percent higher there than in the region as a whole, there
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Role of Sports in Society
A. Description of the issue
The role of sport in society has been debated for many decades. Sport is a part of society as both an educational fixture and an entertainment enterprise. Sport forms part of human and social development; it can contribute to social cohesion, tolerance and integration and is an effective channel for physical and socio-economic development. As a universal language, sport can be a powerful medium for social and economic change: it can be utilized to bridge cultural gaps, resolve conflict and educate people in ways that very few activities can. The goal of the Sports Council is to examine the proposition that sport can be a powerful agent
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Using material from item A and elsewhere assess the usefulness of modernization theory as an explanation for differences in the levels of development of different societies. (18 marks)
When the Second World War ended, it became clear that countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean were remaining poor despite exposure to capitalism and the rational scientific ways of thinking that underpinned this economic system. There was also the concern by the leaders of the wealthier countries that widespread poverty, encouraged by the strong mass appeal of communism, could lead to social unrest across the world. This political instability was seen by US politicians likely to limit
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committee. The second committee of the United Nations deals with issues pertaining to economic growth, finance, and development for lesser developed countries and landlocked developing countries. Alam states, "This committee also deals with issues of permanent sovereignty of Palestinians in the Palestinian territory that is occupied" (4). This includes east Jerusalem and Arabs in the Syrian Golan fighting over their natural resources. This committee works in collaboration with the international monetary fund and the World Bank in promoting economic sustainability and welfare (6).
In conclusion, the second committee’s focus is the achievement of millennium development goals. This
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three impacts as we can see is respectively agreed by the respondent.
Coccossis (1996) asserts that sustainable tourism can be taken in four different
interpretations that include” economic sustainability of tourism”, the “ecologically
Sustainable tourism”,” sustainable tourism development” with both focus of environment
as well as long term feasibility of the industry and finally “tourism as a part of a strategy
for sustainable development”.
(Farsari, 2000) said that sustainable tourism should be taken in consideration
to environmental and resources...
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written expressions of the development of Babylonian, Egyptian, and Pythagorean Theorem, which demonstrate the basics of arithmetic and geometry. Arithmetic is one of the oldest forms of mathematics used by Antoine-Augustin Cournot and Joseph Louis Francois Bertrand for tasks of simple day-to-day counting to science and business activities. Arithmetic involves the study of quantity as it relates to addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Mathematicians refer to the more advanced term of number theory.
Antoine-Augustin Cournot and Joseph Louis Francois Bertrand’s influence on mathematics lay the foundation of the economic effect of the application method on economic
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died and 13757 were
injured (most were killed when a freeway collapsed)
* 1018 homes were
destroyed and 23408 damaged
* 366 businesses
were destroyed and 3530 damaged
* The damage cost $6billion
California Infrastructure and economic development
The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) was created in 1994 to finance public infrastructure and private development that promote a healthy climate for jobs, contribute to a strong economy and improve the quality of life in California communities. The IBank operates pursuant to the Bergeson-Peace Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank Act contained in the California Government Code Sections
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National Differences in Political Economy
• Understand how the political systems of countries differ.
• Understand how the economic systems of countries differ.
• Understand how the legal systems of countries differ.
• Be able to explain what determines the level of economic development of a nation.
• Discuss the macro-political and economic changes taking place worldwide.
• Describe how transition economies are moving towards market based systems.
• Articulate the implications for management practice of national differences in political economy.
This chapter discusses differences in national political
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joined the network of international
defense treaties with the United States. It
marked the beginning of an enduring trend
in Pakistan to follow every one of the
strategies of development devised
successively in Washington and promoted
globally. Pakistan's own Dr. Mahbub-ul-Haq
called this trend the pursuit of
"development fashions" and listed it among
his "seven sins of economic planners."
Before development theory and practice
could be redesigned in any significant way
to address the lingering issue of social
justice it was literally hijacked to serve the
agenda of a more aggressively mobile global
capital which aimed at a deeper integration
of all national economies into the
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I have chosen to write about the Development and Democracy. I have choose this topic, because I have long believed that the rich countries are more likely than the poor countries to be democracies as pointed out by sociologist Seymour Martin Lipset. As I was researching, I found that the vast majority of LDC were under-developed because of the lack of economic develop. Wars, depressions, institutional changes, elite decisions, and specific leaders also influence what happen, but structural and cultural change are major factors in the emergence and survival of democracy. When I see the TV ads asking for money for other countries, I always wonder why we should give
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success of SEZs.
Politically, SEZs are able to success because of a stable political environment that
allows the SEZs to reach their full potential. A more important reason is China’s decision
to give more political power to the local administrators in SEZs. In economic aspect,
SEZs success not only because foreign enterprises are attracted to invest in SEZs due
to lower production cost but also because they have different special policies to push
Zeng, 2011, p.13
Why did special economic zones succeed in China?
their economic development, such as imposing lower taxes on foreign enterprises,
setting up policies to encourage industry to exchange technology
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Disadvantages of Regional Integration
Southeastern Asian countries have made a significant achievement in social and economic development during the past two decades of renovations. The road to success was not always smooth, and although regional integration presents many benefits, there are several disadvantages to that approach. The below analysis will reflect on few of them to present the main challenges in developing countries integrated under the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Disadvantages of Regional Integration
Today’s business world perceives regional integration as a positive outcome for countries within geographical region. As with every
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, equal rights, suitable working environment)
* Ethical business (upstream activities – Fair Trade, using renewable resources, source from similarly ethical suppliers, no child labour, treating supplier equally; downstream activities – ethical marketing, treating customers fairly)
* Philanthropy ( sponsorship, building links with local communities etc)
2. For these 3 issues, identify their economic, social and environmental aspects, and also the performance indicators by which you would measure their success in the areas of finance, market / customer / stakeholders, internal processes / operations, and development / learning.
The point of this is to highlight a number of key
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medium enterprise is an enterprise where the investment in equipment is more than Rs.2 crore but does not exceed Rs.5 crore.Indian SMEs represent the model of socio-economic policies of Government which emphasized job creation at all levels of income stratum and diffusion of economic power in the hands of few, discouraging monopolistic practices of production and marketing; and contributing to growth of economy and foreign exchange earning with low import-intensive operations. Indian SMEs also play a significant role for Nation development through high contribution to Domestic Production, Significant Export Earnings, Low Investment Requirements, Operational Flexibility, Location Wise Mobility
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countries. Stressing the importance of considering culture in development projects, James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, stated:
In this time of globalisation … the poor are the most vulnerable to having their traditions, relationships, and knowledge and skills ignored and denigrated … Their culture … can be among their most potent assets, and among the most ignored and devastated by development programmes.
Source: Culture Counts, Conference on Financing, Resources and the Economics of Culture in Sustainable Development, Florence, Italy, 4-7 October, 1999.
Culture is important in the processes of social and economic development. Socially, it provides for the continuity of ways of
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; Indonesia; Japan; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; The Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Republic of Korea; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; and Viet Nam. Hans. Klemm is the U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Atul Keshap is the U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Russia's 2012 chairmanship in Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will promote the domestic economy organic integration into the system of economic ties in the Asia Pacific Region (APR) in the interests of modernization- and innovation-driven economic development, primarily in Siberia and the Russian Far East.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC
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The Forces Affecting the System
November 5, 2013
Doctor Debra Beazley
The forces, which have affected the development of the health care system in the United States, are economics, technology and legal. The functioning of the health care system in economic development has become an influential issue. Health care is a predominant industry in the United States and is expected to develop further. Health care performance influences the economic growth in several rural communities. The health care system could be an influential organization and supplier of economic development or unimportant segment of the local economic model (Shinberger, 2005
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international issues. Some groups include; The United Nations, The World Trade Organization, and The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. As well as sustainability revolving around the people of the world, it is also an analysis of what is happening everywhere. No one specific area or place determines sustainability as a whole. It takes the world as a whole to complete the three pillars of sustainability. The effort for a sustainable world is happening now, today. With crucial growing problems around the world such as poverty, war, and pollution, attempts and progress are being evaluated so that we can truly reach a sustainable world. We must strive and encourage a sustainable
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ensuring a better quality of life for everyone, now and for future generations. To achieve this, sustainable development is concerned with achieving economic growth alongside the protection of the environment and also
at the same time making sure that these economic and environmental benefits are available to everyone. These three aspects - economic, environmental and social form the basis of the sustainable development concept.
Rio And After
By the early 1990s there was considerable pressure for governments to create agreements concerning the environment and its protection. In 1992 the United Nations Conference on Environmental and Development (UNCED) was held in Rio de Janeiro. The main
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，promote social progress and the economic development.
Industrial civilization can be called a kind of comprehensive culture, car as a traffic tool in the industrial civilization, greatly improved the people's travel speed, also sped up the pace of people's lives.
Automobile industry leads to huge tax and foreign exchange for the country at the same time also has become an important part of national income。for example: the U.S. auto industry output value amounted to more than $5000 billion in 200; German, French, British and Italian auto industry total output value of about $5000 billion.
while car industry is creating great values it also provide more jobs for the society, to narrow
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. With at least 20% of the population living in dire poverty his primary goal was economic expansion ("Morocco: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities," n.d.).
Foreign aid in Morocco
The effects of foreign aid on the economic development of developing countries continue to be a subject of major controversy. The overall appearance of foreign aids appears marginal and could hinder or promote economic development. The success or failure of the developing country depends heavily on that countries government. Foreign aid that is given to a developing country without a monitoring system reinforces what is already there. For example, a country
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expands a subsidiary in another (Har, Teo, & Yee, 2008). Since 1957, after gaining independence, Malaysia has taken advantage of tangible and intangible assets to bring in FDI. Furthermore, the Government of Malaysia’s (GOM) main policy is to bind FDI as a part of economic development strategy to acquire foreign technology, capital and skills.FDI is the key driver for the undergoing strong growth performance experienced by the Malaysian economy. FDI can be a source of invaluable technology and strengthen linkages with local firms, which can help jumpstart an economy (Alfaro, 2003).
There are many types of investment that contributed in the growth of economic in Malaysia. (Alfaro, 2003
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Civilian Conservation Corps
Conservation of natural resources
Federal Emergency Relief Administration
Direct federal money for relief, funneled through state and local governments
Agricultural Adjustment Administration
Federal farm aid based on parity pricing and subsidy
Tennessee Valley Authority
Economic development and cheap electricity for Tennessee Valley
National Industrial Recovery Act
Self-Regulating industrial codes to revive economic activity
Public Works Administration
Federal public works projects to increase employment and consumer spending
Emergency Relief Appropriations Act (1935)
Large-scale public works program
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, Chris’s formulation ignores the role that the superpowers played in fuelling Angola’s conflict. Likewise, Chris also ignores the role that western business interests have played in more recent African conflicts (Shell and Nigeria being an example). Furthermore, Chris ignores the role that western arms traders have played in perpetuating many African conflicts (go on Chris – who sells them the guns?).On top of this, the ‘Africa’s problems are internal’ claim ignores the role that western multi-laterals have sometimes played in undermining the economic development of African countries. (Joseph Stiglitz in Globalization and its Discontents provides good examples of this). Chris does at least
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Infrastructure and Economic Development in Africa
Infrastructure and Economic Development in Africa
Mohamed Salah Abdel Rehim 10200210
Mohamed Salah Abdel Rehim 10200210
Presented to: Dr. Azza El Sharabasy
Course: Economic Development
Presented to: Dr. Azza El Sharabasy
Course: Economic Development
Table of contents
* Literature review
* Africa’s infrastructure endowment
* Ways of financing infrastructure
* Impact of Infrastructure on Economic Growth.
* Conclusions and recommendations
* Generally, a consensus has developed that
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or were not measured properly from the 1990 baseline year onward. The UN's own current or former staff has said that the trends are immeasurable or lack baseline data.(3)
4. The special attention on women's rights and empowerment may offer short-term economic gains by focusing on bringing women out of the domestic economy but leaves families extremely vulnerable to global economic cycles. Shifting people into cities in the name of development looked good in a growing economy, but the new landless and the emerging class of the urban hungry, lack even the minimal security of land access that once sustained the poor.(4)
5. MDGs are not of wide scope as they do not fully state the
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“Factors Affecting the Academic Performance of Students”
Paulo Angelo Dela Rosa
Mary Joy Cantilla
Bonnie Fe Bangero
Education in its broadest meaning is any process by which an individual gains knowledge or insight or develops attitudes or skills. It is an experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character, or physical ability of an individual. In its technical sense, education is the process by which society deliberately transmits its accumulated knowledge, values, and skills from one generation to another generation. It is generally believed that the basis for any true development must commence with the development
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key sectors like power and ultimately the nation’s economic growth.
The economic costs involved in the measures taken up for reducing carbon emissions outweigh the economic benefits that India would get from rapid industrialization. Thus, there is a moral dilemma that India faces to sacrifice one for the other. It can incur heavy costs to mitigate climate change and delay its development or not care about climate change and focus on its development.
This paper analyzes this dilemma and also the rationale behind taking up carbon reduction measures when there are other more fundamental issues to be dealt with in the Indian economy
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a smart city contains a wish list of
infrastructure and services that describes his or her level of aspiration. To provide for
the aspirations and needs of the citizens, urban planners ideally aim at developing the
entire urban eco-system, which is represented by the four pillars of comprehensive
development-institutional, physical, social and economic infrastructure. This can be a
long term goal and cities can work towards developing such comprehensive
infrastructure incrementally, adding on layers of ‘smartness’.
In the approach of the Smart Cities Mission, the objective is to promote cities that
provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a
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cooperation. People want to get more resource to get more profit from other country and they change their resource.
Economic globalization is one of the important characteristics of the contemporary world economy, also is the important tendency of world economic development. Already started the process of economic globalization, especially after 1980 s, especially since 90 s, the world economic globalization process is accelerated greatly.
In modern days, globalization got a new level and became easier because of technological development and improved information technology. It helped to grow both interconnectedness and interdependence. Today globalization is “farther, faster, cheaper, and
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) and governments. By its very nature CSR is a complex, multiform phenomenon emerging as the interface between enterprises and society. Social and environmental consequences have started to being weighed against economic gains and short-term profit against long-term prosperity by the businesses in order to maintain long-term sustainable growth and development.
With growing sensitivity towards social and environmental issues and shareholder and owner concerns that can be effectively addressed through internal and external dimension of CSR, businesses are increasingly striving to become better “corporate citizens”, i.e. appropriately grasping and implementing CSR concept.
But whilst many agree
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Human being have travelled, traded and interacted across borders and great distances for thousands of years. Globalization is the term ascribed to the interaction of economics and societies all over the world. Globalization involves technological, economic, political and cultural exchanges made possible largely by advances in communication, transportation and infrastructure. Globalization bring people are the world more choices and opportunities and can have a significant impact in developing countries such as India. India has made a substantial amount of progress in the last two decades in terms of its economic development. Development is a qualitative measure of progress in an economy
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An economy or economic system consists of the production, distribution or trade, and consumption of limited goods and services by different agents in a given geographical location. The economic agents can be individuals, businesses, organizations, or governments. Transactions occur when two parties agree to the value or price of the transacted good or service, commonly expressed in a certain currency.
In the past, economic activity was theorized to be bounded by natural resources, labor, and capital. This view ignores the value of technology (automation, accelerator of process, reduction of cost functions), and innovation (new products, services, processes, new markets, expands markets
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Founded in 1994 with its first resort in Phuket, Banyan Tree (BT) is a world-renowned brand of luxury hotels and resorts found in many parts of the world, with high concentration in Asia. As of March 2010, BT has received 556 awards from its 27 resorts, 67 spas, 71 retail galleries and 2 golf courses.
“As a socially responsible business, Banyan Tree was founded with the core value of driving sustainable development.
With the call to arms of embracing the environment and empowering the people, we seek to continue being an agent of social and economic development through responsible tourism. Our triple bottom line (economy, society and environment) help direct our
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(i) Education is a must in the development of the country. We all know by that human capital and knowledge is valuable in bringing new ideas to an economy and retaining that knowledge to further increase economic development. I believe a parent’s greatest investment is the education they give their kids. If the kids get properly raised and educated, they not only help themselves, but also lift their parents out of poverty and help the wider society. For example, a family that migrates to a city from a rural village will most likely push their kids to get a good education. The mother and father will be most likely working in a factory or doing some other miniscule job that requires little
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Analyze the impact of the Atlantic trade routes established in the mid 1600s on economic development in the British North American colonies. Consider the period l650-1750
Analyze the cultural and economic responses of two of the following groups to the Indians of North America before l750/ British, French, Spanish
Compare the ways in which religion shaped the development of colonial society in 2 of the following regions prior to l740/ New England, Chesapeake, Middle Atlantic
How did economic, geographic and social factors encourage the growth of slavery as an important part of the economy of southern colonies between l607 and l775?
Compare the ways in which 2 of the following
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Against The Dead Hand: The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism
Soviet-style Communism has fallen. The dream of centralized, top-down control over the course of economic development. That dream has now expired in universal failure. It died in the United States and Western Europe during the stagflation of the 1970s. It died in China when Deng Xiaoping declared that "it doesn't matter if the cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice." It died in Latin America during the debt crisis and lost decade of the 1980s.
It died in the Soviet Empire with the collapse of the Berlin Wall. And it died in East Asia with the bursting of the Japanese bubble and the
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attention. This problem has thus become serious problem which call for rethinking of government policies. The Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, also responded to this problem declaring war against pollution and fighting it with the same determination China battled poverty. From my point of view, it’s the big challenge for China to improve the environment quality while achieving rapid economic growth therefore I think one of the greatest barriers to sustainable economic growth for China is the pollution problem.
The impact of China's economic development on the environment has become increasingly serious, China has been facing a growing imbalance between economic achievements and the