Write a 2 page essay on Global Influence of Multinational Corporations.Download file to see previous pages… In this paper, the author will outline the different manifestations and validated testamen

Write a 2 page essay on Global Influence of Multinational Corporations.

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In this paper, the author will outline the different manifestations and validated testaments to the irrepressible prominence and all-embracing dominance of the so called ‘megacorporations.’ Money Matters. Statistics from the Institute of Policy Studies revealed that of the 100 largest companies in the world, 51% are corporations and only 49% are national governments or sovereign states (Anderson &amp. Cavanagh 2000). It was also indicated in the report, comparing corporate sales and GDP’s of countries, that practically General Motors is bigger than Denmark, Daimler-Chrysler is richer than Poland, Shell is wealthier than Venezuela, IBM is larger than Singapore and Sony is way too fiscally dynamic than Pakistan. In 1999, the combined sales of five biggest corporations (General Motors, Wal-Mart, Exxon Mobil, Ford Motors and Daimler-Chrysler) exceeded the sum total of the GDP’s of 182 countries (Shah 2002). This exponential economic boom of private business entities has given them untold financial clout which precipitated the dependence of most government bodies around the globe.

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