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A-level Business Studies - Manufacturing in the UK: Globalisation

A guide to resources about manufacturing in the UK, compiled by your librarians.

Introduction to globalisation

These two videos give an overview of the subject of globalisation.

 

 

Have we reached the end of globalisation?

This video asks the question, "Have we reached the end of globalisation?"

Books in the Senior Library

Globalisation in manufacturing

This video shows the Prime Minister, David Cameron, visiting Jaguar Land Rover's new £500 engine plant.

About 400,000 engines will be produced at the plant every year - one rolling off the production line every 30 seconds.

But some firms are concerned that more parts are not being made locally after it emerged that 50% of components going into the new engines will be made abroad. (Source: You tube)

Ship building