Topics for Assessment 2 (Major Essay)
Choose ONE of the following essay topics:
- “The current disenchantment with globalisation, underpinned by neo-liberalism, overemphasises its negatives and ignores the many benefits it has produced”. Do you agree with this statement? Discuss, using examples to illustrate and support your argument.
- Which GBR (government business relations) model/s do you consider most effective in achieving economic prosperity, business success and citizen well-being? Use country example/s to illustrate and support your argument.
- “Only socially responsible businesses, committed to social as well as profitability goals, will succeed in today’s demanding global political economy”. Do you agree with this statement? Discuss, using examples to illustrate and support your argument.
- Governments worldwide have had to deal with challenges in governance and economic recovery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Use country examples to illustrate and assess how such challenges are handled in a particular national context of government business relations.