Governance, Public Administration, and the Challenges of Globalization

  • Haroon A. Khan


The chapter explains globalization and the implications from the point of public administration. The term globalization refers to the revolutionary changes in the Internet and communication technology that has transformed politics and economics of the world. There is a globalization of demands as a result of the internationalization of the media. Globalization has facilitated greater openness and transparency of the affairs of the government. The actions of the government are under scrutiny by the public because of the international media. The rise of the global society has brought about the revolutionary changes in the world. The civil society has been instrumental in bringing the issues of global concern to the forefront of the media coverage. Khan investigates the challenges of outsourcing, multinational companies, the exploitation of labor, terrorism, dependency, cultural imperialism, dominance of financial institutions, network management to understand the complexities faced by modern public administration.


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  • Haroon A. Khan
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  1. 1.Henderson State UniversityArkadelphiaUSA

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