Disadvantages of Globalization on Small Business

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					       Advantages disadvantages of
ADVANTAGES                                    DISADVANTAGES
1.   Easier to communicate throughout        1. Delocalization creates unemployment
     the boundaries                             in developed countries
2.   Easier to travel                        2. Non-controlled circulation of money
3.   Cultural interchange                       (free market) – no ethics
4.   International Trade                     3. The businessmen and the big
5.   Better and cheaper products                companies are the only winners in
6.   Improvement of new technologies         4. Exploitation of the workers in the
7.   The cheaper products increases the         developing countries – incl. children
     purchase power                          5. Money problems can easily be spread
8.   The transport of the products is        6. The mix of cultures can lead to racism,
     easier and faster                          xenophobia, intolerance and loss of
9.   Globalization creates a political and      national identity
     an      economical   union,     which   7. Small companies have to go out of
     facilitates the agreement between          business because they cant compete
     the countries                              with the multinationals
                                             8. As a result the gap between the poor
                                                and the rich people increases
          In which world you will live
                 in 15 years?
       Our motto: “Join our forces in the European Union!”
Positive opinions                            Negative opinions
• No more borders. We can pass freely        • There will be more discriminations,
• Cheaper, faster and easier transport.         because the mix of cultures will
   The communication there will be faster       increase and people are afraid of what
   and cheaper too                              they don’t know
• People will know more about others –       • Every country could lose own cultural
   their languages, culture and habits          identity, habits and traditions
• Thanks to European Parliament
   guaranteed common laws and human
   rights for each country
• Europe will have created their common
   social      system     with    common
   guaranteed minimal wage, so that we
   can mitigate a part of the injustice
   created the different live standards in
   every european country

    Our future depends on us and on our politicians. Without the
    support of the politicians we can’t create a positive future.
  GLOBALIZATION: What can we do as
citizens to make the world a better place?
DAILY BEHAVIOR                             POLITICAL ACTIONS
•   Buy guaranteed organic products    •    Making sure people get informed
•   Try to buy fair trade products          also in alternative ways and taking
    whenever possible                       this information critical
•   Recycle everything possible        •    The EU have to make sure there
                                            are clean water supplies for
•   Use cleaner fuels
•   Help the third world as much as
                                       •    The EU can try to donate not only
                                            money, but also tools which
•   Don’t hesitate to take every            should be directly given to the
    opportunity possible to meet new        countries in need
    people from different cultures
                                       •    Improve education
•   Don’t overuse natural resources
                                       •    Reduce emission of co2
                                       •    Promote integration of immigrants
The role of the EU and globalization
 •Strong countries have to help weak countries.
 •The EU should counter-balance the USA and other emerging
 global powers
 •The EU has a big responsibility being a model to other
 •The EU has to promote cultural equality, but preserving our
 •The EU can promote our intercultural exchanges.
 •The union makes the force.
 •The EU must globalize Human Rights.
 •The EU must preserve the peace.
 •The EU has to protect the jobs of the EU citizens.
 •The EU must control pollution made by big companies

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