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Trust - Changing Global Environment

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The changing global environment has become a more important element in the

day-to-day life of institutions than it was. Held, McGrew, Goldblatt, and Perraton

1999) noted that the discussion about globalisation is divided between three main

positions. Some argue that global relations and forces are displacing the nationstate.

Others argue that globalisation has been vastly exaggerated and little has

really changed. A third group argues that although the nation-state continues, it has

also been relativised by global flows and convergences, which are transforming

human agents and social institutions, whether global, national, or local. This third

school of thought best fits the higher education environment; which is both open to

global flows and often directly shaped by national government. Higher education

institutions were long subject to international influences and, in many nations,

were networked to an unusual degree compared to other sectors. In the past two

decades the worldwide higher education environment has been transformed by

instantaneous communications, ever-expanding people movement, emerging marketsThe changing global environment has become a more important element in the

day-to-day life of institutions than it was. Held, McGrew, Goldblatt, and Perraton

1999) noted that the discussion about globalisation is divided between three main

positions. Some argue that global relations and forces

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