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History of Globalization
Benedict Omuya ODIGO, Nigeria, Member
Thomas L. Friedman ("It's a Flat World, After All", New York Times Magazine; Apr 3, 2005) divides the history of globalization into three periods:
Globalization 1 (1492–1800): globalization of countries,
Globalization 2 (1800–2000): globalization of companies,
Globalization 3 (2000–present): globalization of individuals.

Wikipedia distinguishes:
1 Archaic globalization
2 Proto-globalization
3 Modern globalization
4 Aftermath of World-War I: Collapse of globalization
5 Post-World War II: Globalization resurgent.

Prospects of Globalization
Sandip Pandya
If you compare the current business scenario world-wide with the situation just a decade ago, one can visualize or experience the effect of globalization in terms of improved communication networks and access of information, acceptance of adaptable business cultures, optimization of resources including for material and services, etc.
Without globalization these changes would not have been so big.
The process of globalization is going to continue, but major differences will continue to exist.

Globalisation History and Prospects
Glen Mokwena, Entrepreneur, South Africa, Member

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