Understanding Globalisation: Management and Crisis

05-036  Understanding Globalisation: Management and Crisis

first cycle professional study programme (Bachelor degree) Management

Course Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Tonči Ante Kuzmanić


  • Definition of globalization; manifesting forms; most important characteristics.
  • The Westphalian paradigm of sovereignty and impact of globalization on it; global governance and increasing influence of private agencies (bond rating agencies)
  • The historical development of the modern international order; duality of the unification of the world and the division of the world into the core and the periphery.
  • Institutional development after World War II: the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the GATT, the OECD.
  • Developments after the end of the Cold War: globalization of capitalism and domination of the neoliberal socio-economic model; the outbreak of the global financial crisis (2008).
  • Developments after the end of the Cold War: the unipolar international system and military, political and economic domination of the United States of America.
  • Transformation of the unipolar international system into the multipolar international system; role of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China; geopolitical and geoeconomic developments; rise of the BRICS.
  • Global trade and global finance.
  • Relations between the West and the Muslim World; developments in the Middle East and consequences for Europe.

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