Introduction: Globalisation, Development, and Leadership

  • Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah


The issue of the uneven development of globalisation was reviewed in this chapter with the aim of establishing why some nations were more developed than the others. The development that occurred in three countries, Singapore, China, and India, was used as a basis to understand globalisation and development. It was established that globalisation can lead to development, but the link is moderated by the activities of the leaders of each nation. Leaders with effective styles were able to mobilise their citizens and made reforms in structures which eventually led to the benefits of globalisation. The three nations reviewed pursued the same goal of globalisation but utilised different methods based on the context of each nation.


Link between globalisation, development and leadership 


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  • Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah
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  1. 1.Lagos Business SchoolPan-Atlantic UniversityLagosNigeria

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