The Impact Of Globalization On The Lives Of Working Poor

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Thanks to Globalization the Lives of Working Poor are Worse than in the Past Globalization has already existed in the world long time ago. Thus, it is not a brand new phenomenon for human beings. However, it has rapidly increased from last few decades. Therefore, the influences of globalization to us are more obviously. According to the article from World Health Organization, globalization is generally recognized into two interrelated components: the opening of borders to progressively fast flows of products, services, economy, people and ideas across international borders; and the alterations in institutional and policy authorities at the international and national levels, which facilitate or promote their circulations. Indeed, by seeing the outside of the effect about globalization is positive because it can make the world more mobility, but it actually is more negative to the human beings. Especially the working poor ranges from developing countries to developed countries. According to the article, “The Working Poor: Invisible in America”, the working poor from America that this is one of the strongest developed countries in the world. They have no differences with those working poor from developing countries. Many Americans still need to suffer homelessness and unemployed. Thus, they and those working poor from developing countries both have similar poverty and powerlessness. As a result, globalization even make the working poor still suffers from the impoverishment or even worse. In light of these downside phenomenon, globalization should be slowed down because it makes the living conditions of the working poor worse than in the past in three important ways. First, the labor rights of the working poor are exploited... ... middle of paper ... ... of globalization. A research field from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development found that the average salaries paid by international enterprises are 40% higher than wages paid by domestic companies. Nevertheless, the beneficiaries of globalization belong to those skilled workers but now for those unskilled and uneducated employees. As the image implies, these skilled workers mostly have some unique or specify skills, knowledge and multi-ability in their work. Therefore, they usually have a chance to work with their managers from developed countries, or are able to widen their knowledge about the procedures as well as equipments of an efficient prestigious firm. As a result, these kinds of experiences boost the productivity of skilled workers, which means they are able to earn higher salaries (Globalization and the Working Poor, 9).
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