Human Geography B
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Connections between countries all over the world are constantly improving thanks to developments in communications and transport. Globalisation refers to these interrelationships and the way in which countries rely on each other (interdependence).
ICT: improvements in transport and communications
ICT provides immediate access to the world around us. Local industries can now have global connections as a result of this, therefore businesses are set up in small areas as communication across the world is possible.
In the UK a cluster of world famous motor companies have set up, this area is known as motorsport valley.
Reasons for development of call centres abroad (India):
- Many people (approx. 10% of population) speak English
- Operating costs and running costs are lower abroad
- It is cheaper to employ people abroad as sa...