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DEFINITION: Globalization is the tendency of businesses, technologies, or philosophies to spread throughout the world, or the process of making this happen. The global economy is sometimes referred to as a globality, characterized as a totally interconnected marketplace, unhampered by time zones or national boundaries. The proliferation of McDonalds restaurants around the world is an example of globalization;  … 
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Healthcare 2015: Win-win or Lose-lose?
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: There is a more positive scenario - a "win-win" - but it is one that will require new levels of accountability, tough decisions and hard work on the part of all stakeholders.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

IBM Line of Business

In the Interest of the Patient
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how by collaborating and sharing data, the two industries can realize the full value of the information they collect--and improve patient treatments.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

IBM Line of Business

Building the Information Infrastructure for a Global Enterprise: How to Help Your ERP System Keep up with an Expanding Business
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Globalization can have serious impacts on key business processes, and ERP systems must evolve to address the needs of an international company. Learn how you can implement an ERP system fit for a global supply chain.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

Tuning ERP and the Supply Chain for Profitable Growth
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Some of the biggest opportunities exist in the supply chain and globalization. This Ventana Research white paper explores how you can improve business performance by addressing opportunities and risks within your supply chain and ERP systems.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Epicor Software Corporation

Data Center Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at HP's approach to Data Center Transformation and how it can help enterprise data centers reduce costs, manage risks, and support business growth.
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Leveraging the Talent Supply Chain for a Competitive Advantage
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This paper identifies the market trends driving the need for an integrated talent supply chain and describes the internal inefficiencies professional services firms must overcome to optimize their talent supply chains.
Posted: 02 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP AG

Enterprise Engineer 3.5
sponsored by McLaren Software
PRODUCT LITERATURE: McLaren's Enterprise Engineer application suite assures the integrity of your asset documentation, providing a single point of control to manage the lifecycle of asset related content.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

McLaren Software

Using Talent Supply Chain Management to Overcome Challenges in the Professional Services Market
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Discover how implementing an integrated talent supply chain management environment can help professional services providers enhance revenues by improving delivery performance and speeding client response.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP AG

Placing a Lens on Supply Chain Planning
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is becoming a necessity for successful supply chain execution.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

IBM Line of Business

Globalization: Gaining Leverage from Size and Scope
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn key considerations a company should review before embarking on a globalization initiative that will assist in minimizing costs, maximizing new revenue opportunities and increasing competitiveness.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

E2open

Boeing 787: Global Supply Chain Management Takes Flight
sponsored by E2open
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how to improve time-to-market and reduce total cost by leveraging your extended supply chain and partner manufacturing resources as a competitive advantage.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

E2open

Reducing the Supply Chain Risk in a Partner Based, Global Manufacturing Environment
sponsored by E2open
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn about expanding global environments & enterprises.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Premiered: May 1, 2007

E2open

DeveloperWorks Interview
sponsored by IBM Software Group
PODCAST: How can Governance not be seen as a hindrance - but as an enabler, and provide the freedom to operate without worrying about those issues. This podcast reviews governing development as the next step in development organization transformation.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2007

IBM Software Group

The Seven MegaTrends of Professional Services: The Forces That Are Transforming Professional Services Industries and How to Respond
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we will study the seven MegaTrends of professional services that will provide us with a sound foundation for responding strategically, and taking advantage of these fundamental changes.
Posted: 03 Oct 2005 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

Epicor Software Corporation

Globalization Testing
sponsored by VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Our localization testing services verify that your hardware, software, Web site, or internal application is ready for regional markets.
Posted: 28 Dec 2004 | Published: 01 Dec 2004

VeriTest: A Business Unit of Lionbridge
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GLOBALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  the fact that they adapt their menus to suit local tastes is an example of glocalization (also known as internationalization), a combination of globalization and localization. Whether or not the establishment of the global marketplace will be beneficial is in dispute. Proponents believe that globalization has the potential to create greater opportunities for growth throughout the world, benefiting the developed nations while leveling the playing field everywhere else; opponents of globalization believe that it will merely increase the opportunities for the wealthier nations to take advantage of … 
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