unit on technology & globalization of the “digital divide,” and participate in a role-playing exercise on developing information technology infrastructure. lemme edit this
given the increasing intensity of global knowledge flows to the important advantages of globalization, despite the many criticisms of globalization due to its potential negative effects, the study indicates that it has increased the spread of technology across borders in two ways. first, globalization allowed countries to acquire foreign knowledge more easily. second, globalization is promoting international competition, including increased competition as a result of the rise of emerging market players, which reinforces incentives for companies to innovate and adopt foreign technologies.