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Global Management (Multinational Firms)

Question 1:

What geo-political areas (Europe, New Europe, Asia, Latin America, etc) do you feel provide the best growth opportunities for investment over the next 10 years? Investment can be considered capital investment in manufacturing concerns, investment in distribution systems for products produced outside the country, establishing a brand name, etc. Justify your answer.

What implication does this have for US based multinational firms?

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Question 2:

Over the last 10 years, we've witnessed the rise of Free Trade Agreements. It all started with NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), followed by the rise of the EU. Most recently we've seen the Austrailian-US Free Trade Agreement signed. Two other regional Free Trade Agreements are the Andean Pact and the Caribbian Community. A quick search engine look will show dozens of others.

What role do these pacts play in the growth of multinational firms? Do you see them as positive or negative for multinational firms?

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Question 1:

What geo-political areas (Europe, New Europe, Asia, Latin America, etc) do you feel provide the best growth opportunities for investment over the next 10 years? Investment can be considered capital investment in manufacturing concerns, investment in distribution systems for products produced outside the country, establishing a brand name, etc. Justify your answer.What implication does this have for US based multinational firms? In my opinion the two geo-political areas providing the best growth opportunity for investors is Asia and Latin America. Asia is the leaders in technology and this place them at the top of the list. Japan and China dominates the robotics technology industry forcing other countries to step up their research programs. The robotics and Intelligent Machines will ...

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