What factors led to the rise of globalization?

Most important factors that led to the rise of globalization:

1. Industry and business

  • Industrial Revolution
  • industrialization (high-scale production of standarized products)
  • growth of international trade

2. Transport

  • development of means of transport (steamships, railroads, automobiles, airplanes)
  • lower transport costs
  • shorter travel time

3. Communication

  • development of means of communication (phone, telegraph, radio, television, Internet, mobile)
  • special role of internet (one medium can transmit many different kinds of information all over the globe just in seconds)