The Origin and Development of Globalisation in the World

  • Okechukwu Ethelbert Amah


This chapter utilised the modified historical perspective to trace the origin of globalisation. The conceptual definition of globalisation utilised in the entire book was stated. A mini empirical study using secondary data established that globalisation had some positive effects in Africa, but not as expected considering the growth potential in the continent. The chapter concluded that Africa was unable to grow economically as expected because of poor leadership which could not provide the link between globalisation and development.


Origin of globalisation 


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

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