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A local restaurant, which is linked to a multinational corporation like McDonalds, will bring many changes to the community. The restaurant creates more employment opportunities for the local people.

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Arslan Shabbir 994685382 TUT 006B Global activities of a local McDonalds Everyday in the newspaper and the news we hear about the term globalization. Flipping through the pages of the business section in the daily newspaper, one would come across many articles on expansion of multinational corporations, new trade partners, improvement in economies and etc. To average person, these articles and reports have structured the term globalization as a world wide process, a concept that can not be analyzed on local basis. But this concept can easily be proven inaccurate by simply analyzing the operations of any well known business in the local area. With some research, it can be proven that a local restaurant like McDonalds is linked to many global activities. ...read more.


The Big Mac, Chicken Burgers and the French fries, might not have the same names on each menu but will look and taste the same in every restaurant. Thus, all these principles followed by the local McDonald's, link the restaurant to the consistent experience of McDonald's across the world. In order to make sure that customers all over the world enjoy the genuine tastes of McDonald's food, the local restaurants are provided with many brand name food products such as the Nestle, McCain Food, and etc. McCain Food, which has many production factories in different countries, is the only supplier of French Fries for all McDonald restaurants. Therefore, the French fries that one is eating in the local McDonald's, are similar to the one that are being eat in some other McDonald's across the world. ...read more.


Every year, the local restaurant contributes into the McHappy Day, raising money for the local and international charities. A large industry like McDonalds also sponsors many small activities for the local community. Some common activities are organizing sports events and providing donations. Therefore, a local restaurant, which is owned McDonalds, definitely benefits the surrounding community. All these were some ways, that one can apply the concepts of globalization to a local business like a McDonald's restaurant. As one becomes familiar with the rules and policies followed by the restaurant, it becomes evident that many operations are linked to the head offices of McDonalds Corporation. The local restaurant consists of many food products which are produced by multinational companies like, Nestle and McCain Foods. And with all the global activities and relations, the McDonalds Corporation brings many changes in the local area. Lastly, these findings can be enriched and enlarged if the research is extended to more than a local restaurant. ...read more.

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