Do local and global values change as a result of international integration? Why or why

not? If so, in what ways? Offer a few examples.



 Do you believe that globalization “promotes the conversion of national economies into

environmentally and socially harmful export-oriented systems for business competition”

that is not in the best interests of consumers? Why or why not? Defend your position.



. Select two global companies mentioned in this chapter and locate their corporate web

sites. Find their codes of conduct or ethics statements. Download these and evaluate

whether or not they serve any practical purposes or help meet the companies’ social

responsibility goals and why