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Identify the pros and cons of technology in relation to globalization. Technological innovation has opened the doors for an increasingly collaborative global effort in the areas of communication, research, world-wide development, and production.

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It truly is a mixed blessing. The ease and speed of communication made possible by technology allows for the sharing of ideas and products and services on a world-wide scale that would have been unimaginable in the past. It is now possible to become aware of and respond to business opportunities, humanitarian needs, and natural disasters, to name only a few examples, that would have gone unnoticed and unanswered by much of the population prior to the advent of technology.

However, we pay the price for that continuous contact when we must be concerned about identity theft, breaches of security, blatantly false or incomplete information creating problems out of proportion with reality, and with very individual responses to the stress of being constantly connected and unable or unwilling to take time away to decompress and relax.

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The main pro is that you are no longer tethered to one location and the business in the local area, but rather you can communicate and conduct commerce with...

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