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Should Boeing go along with China's terms on transferring technology?

For many global companies, China represents a very attractive market in terms of size and growth rate. Yet, it ranks lower in terms of economic freedom and higher in political risk than other country markets because it has a communist government. Despite these risks, Volkswagen, Isuzu, and Boeing are just a few of the hundreds o

Berkshire Hathaway and China PetroChemical Ratio Analysis

Attached are the balance sheet and income statement for two companies - Berkshire Hathaway and China PetroChemical. It need a table for each company showing the ratios (if applicable) for 2006, 2007, and 2008. The Excel sheets are set up so that once you calculate one year, you can just copy the formula over to get the rest.

Starbucks global expansion strategy with a focus on China

Need a paper answering the following questions about Starbucks global expansion strategy with a focus on China and how Starbuck's downsizing in the USA impacts thier global growth strategy: 1. What are some of the decision factors that Starbucks assesses? 2. What role does the Chinese government play in Starbuck's operati

Following another countries terms

For many global companies, China represents a very attractive market in terms of size and growth rate. Yet, it ranks lower in terms of economic freedom and higher in political risk than other country markets because it has a communist government. Despite these risks, Volkswagen, Isuzu, and Boeing are just a few of the hundreds o

Market & Mixed Economies

I'm a high school student from Canada and I'm doing a debate on which kind of econmoy is better, but it is hard to find any information on this subject. 1. Debate the benefits and drawbacks of both market and mixed economies . 2. Using specific countries and data, I don't want to use Canada, India, United States.

China S Construction PV of dividend and yield

Please see the attached file for details. Problem 12-11 --> Common Stock, Valuation Per Share China S. Construction, Inc. is in the business of building electrical power plants in the eastern United States. Jack Godell and the rest of the board members of the firm have just announced a $4 per share dividend on the corpora

Asia - External environment

Looking at the external environment in Asia, identify the critical strategic factors in each of the following areas: The General Environment The Industry Environment The Competitor Environment Looking at this analysis what advice would you give a company's management to improve the company's successful expansion into C

China

What we have to understand is that China is a communist country and has certain laws in place that are specific to media and internet activity. As Americans we might not agree with them but I think that we have to respect that other countries are different and follow different standards and laws. From a financial perspective, Ch

China's Rising Wages: A Case Analysis

Http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_13/b3977049.htm Assignment Details: Write a short (2-3 single-spaced pages) paper analyzing the case. Do not simply provide your answers to the discussion questions listed at the end of the case. Instead, write a paper with your full analysis of the case and make sure you h

Negotiators in the Far-East - the personal style?

After carefully reading through the articles, please answer the following questions: 1. How would you describe the personal style of the negotiators in the Far-East? Or is it a mix of styles? 2. How would you weigh the proportion of their: Verbal, Non-Verbal, and Listening attributes? Please explain your reasoning.

Issues in developing and implementing a performance management system US-China

Imagine that you have been hired by the HR Director of a U.S.-China joint venture to help develop, implement, and evaluate the ROI (return on investment) for a performance management system. Please read the required background readings and any relevant resources that you locate on the Internet, and then: Prepare an executive

Let The Buyer Beware

The standard of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware) is in the background to many discussions about product safety. With these thoughts in mind discuss the ethical manifestations associated with a contractual standard of product safety.

If China revalued the Yuan, consider the impact on Yum!Brands and Wal-Mart

Suppose China suddenly decided to give into the US demands and, overnight, revalued upwards the Yuan by 20%. Consider the impact of this increase in value of the Yuan on two large US companies: (1) Yum!Brands whose 2007 second quarter profits were $214 million roughly half of which resulted from sales made by KFC and Pizza Hu

Partnership for Economic Growth and Opportunity in Africa

1. What is the Partnership for Economic Growth and Opportunity in Africa? 2. What are the different sources of funding to do business in Africa? 3. What is your opinion of trade between the United States and China? What do you think about the growing trade deficit between the United States and China? 4. What are the 20

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Explain why the effect of international mergers on the market value of the acquiring firm is often more positive returns than for domestic mergers.

Infrastructures

I need help with an introduction on infrastructures then: Evaluating various infrastructures and natural resources present within the India and China (e.g., port facilities, airports, roads, raw materials, telecommunications, industrial zones).

Doing business in China

For many global companies, China represents a very attractive market in terms of size and growth rate. Yet, it ranks lower in terms of economic freedom and higher in political risk than other country markets because it has a communist government. Despite these risks, Volkswagen, Isuzu, and Boeing are just a few of the hundreds o

Employee turnover: Example problem

The Sheraton Hotel in Sanya, China is the most luxurious hotel in the city. Although the staff's pay is not much higher than other hotels in this city, there is a great desire to work at this hotel, especially in lower level positions such as maids, guards, wait staff, desk clerks, etc. However, after getting a job there, employ

Google in China

I am doing a case study on "Google in China". I would like to get some answers to the following questions: 1. What principles are relevant for Google's decision to enter China? Is censorship consistent with Google's core values? Should compromises be made? 2. Why does the Chinese government censor information so aggress

Article Evaluation and Presentation

Article Evaluation and Presentation Locate a current article about some international business related issue for the class presentation and discussion. Your presentation should include article sources, parties involved, benefits and disadvantages, and your viewpoint.

Real Estate

1. Compare and contrast an "international division" structure with a "global" structure. Which would best describes a real estate company? Explain, giving specific examples. 2. How have information technologies and networks influence the organizational structure in a real estate company/industry? Explain, with examples. 3. How

Comparative Advantage - China

From what I've read so far, China is not able to advance so much because they have more resources than USA, or because they are even smarter but mainly because they are very resourceful and skilled at managing those recourses. So Does this mean according to the theory of comparative advantage, that the country is rich in non-

Business Environment

I am wishing to gather information on factors of production for specific products and economic markets of the areas in which they were manufactured but am having difficulty locating information on the following: Is China a planned/market/mixed market economy? Is Brazil a planned/market or mixed market economy? Locate wh