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What are some of the legal issues you would have to deal with as a company if you decide to expand there?

Your team is a large U.S. corporation that manufactures rubber tires, and you want to begin manufacturing and distribution in another country. As a team, choose a country that you think you would want to start a manufacturing plant in.

As a Secretary: Research and write on the following issues:

?What are some of the legal issues you would have to deal with as a company if you decide to expand there?
?What sort of international orientation would you consider?
?What are some of the opportunities and strengths of doing business there?
?What are some of the crosscultural issues you are going to have to deal with?
?How are they different from in the United States?
?What are some of the protocols and etiquette issues you must incorporate into your business behavior?
?How are you going to deal with management issues such as assertiveness, conflict resolution, and team building?
?What should you practice to be successful?

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Rubber Tires Corporation:

Expansion of the rubber tires company into different countries will play part in ensuring that there is increase in the amount of revenues generated as a result of the expansion of the market base served by the company. Japan is an example of country in which opening a new subsidiary company for the rubber tire production would be considered appropriate. This is however associated with several advantages and disadvantages which have to be taken into consideration (DATAMONITOR: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, 2011).

Legal Issues:

The availability of stringent laws in Japan is an example of the legal issues that the managers of the new companies should take into consideration before expanding to the new market. The laws include environmental degradation laws which require the company to adhere to the strict rules to avoid polluting the environment during manufacturing. There are also acts such as TREAD Act which requires that the company adheres to some standards such as the level of pressure to be accommodated by the tires available.

International Orientation:

Various programs of activities and session of information and events to an organization are referred to as its international orientation. The concept of international orientation is considered to be vital to an organization since it is involved in the provision of the various descriptions and analysis of the effects of globalization to the existing dynamics of the business. The various effects include the various indicators to the determinants of globalization, trends and effects of globalization while taking into consideration various aspects such as welfare, employment and productivity. For the company to expand in Japan, I would request the use of expansion as an international orientation (Luppes & Brummelen, 2010).

Opportunities:

There are various opportunities and threats associated to doing business in ...

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