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Select one (1) global industry, such as the automobile or cell phone industry. Next, use the Internet to research three (3) major international competitors within the chosen industry. Take note of manner in which the popular international business press (e.g., newspapers, magazines, e-zines, press releases, etc.) depicts the selected companies.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:
1. Compare and contrast the three (3) models of culture. Next, select one (1) of the researched international competitors, and ascertain the model of culture that is most appropriate for the selected international competitor. Provide a rationale for your response.
2. Recommend the type of economic system that best relates to each of the researched international competitors. Predict three (3) potential effects of such an economic system on the societies in which the system is involved. Provide a rationale for your response.
3. Speculate on the major reasons why certain countries have lagged behind other countries in economic development. Recommend three (3) generic actions that the three (3) researched major competitors could take in order to encourage economic progress within these countries. Provide a rationale for your response.
4. Imagine that you have been given the opportunity to lead one (1) of the three (3) researched international competitors. Select one (1) company in which you are interested in leading, and provide a rationale for your choice. Propose the necessary major steps—including education, social development, community activities, bargaining skills, language skills, conflict management skills, etc.—that you would need to take in order to propel you from where you are today to a global leadership / management position at your chosen company.
5. Suggest two (2) global changes in expansion, technology, marketing, products, services, human resources, and customer service, etc., that you would make as CEO of the selected international organization from Question 4. Provide a rationale for your response.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment.

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1. Compare and contrast the three (3) models of culture. Next, select one (1) of the researched international competitors, and ascertain the model of culture that is most appropriate for the selected international competitor. Provide a rationale for your response.

Try and think of models of culture as relating towards (a) typical behaviors (b) stated values and (c) fundamental assumptions in that management is key towards making sure such models of culture exists for efficiency goals. Aim in research focus that incorporates an accountability factor for instilling management-desired behaviors that renders lasting impressions long-term outcome. In design, the behaviors relate towards organizational preferences to output of activities that fosters preferred structural conduct. For instance, in most companies, the objective to design proper behaviors in the manner of communication protocols, acceptance of diversity, and the following:

- Dress code (try and think of dress code as a corporate message, i.e. a casual dress employee staff compared to a business suit preference for employees when the company is either in Law Officers, Financial Industry, etc.
- Certain rites of passages based on cultural behavioral output in acceptance of acknowledging other cultural or promotions.
In your selected company, the objective is to foster a means in evaluating the long-term value composition output. Therefore, the company as in Coca Cola demonstrates values in service of not only a great product but also employees are supported with resources to reinforcing their cultural makeup. Further, the assumptions in cultural awareness is not limited but an outstretch to the impact of communities that the company sells their products, thus, the company establishes cultural programs to identify, promote, and support resources that assists in knowledgeable in proactive assessment on fundamental culture elements. By selecting a particular company, the next decision focuses on which model supports such a mission and division accordingly efficient ...

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This solution provides a review into organizational cultural for businesses conducting operations in a global framework.

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Table of Contents
Executive Summary 4
Introduction 5
Companies Overview 5
Southwest Airline: 5
Qantas Airlines: 6
American Airlines: 7
Comparison and Contrasting of Different Functions of Organizational Behaviors of these Airlines 8
Company Leadership: 8
Leadership in Southwest Airline: 8
Leadership in Qantas Airline: 9
Leadership in American Airline: 10
Similarities: 10
Differences: 11
Job Satisfaction: 11
Job Satisfaction in Employee in Southwest Airlines: 11
Job Satisfaction in Qantas Airline: 12
Job Satisfaction in American Airline: 13
Similarities: 13
Differences: 13
Employee Motivation: 14
Employee Motivation in Southwest Airline: 14
Employee Motivation in Qantas Airline: 14
Employee Motivation in America Airline: 15
Similarities: 15
Differences: 16
Negotiation between Management and Employees: 16
Negotiation in Southwest Airline: 16
Negotiation in Qantas Airline: 16
Negotiation in American Airline: 17
Similarities: 17
Differences: 17
Conclusion 17
References 19
Appendix 22
Appendix 1: Key Financials of Southwest Airline: 22
Appendix 2: Key Financials of Qantas Airline: 22
Appendix 3: Key Financials of American Airline: 23
Performance Graphs 24
Graph 1: Revenues and Profitability of Southwest Airlines: 24
All data and information about Appendixes and Graphs has been taken from reports of Datamonitor. 24
Graph 2: Revenues and Profitability of Qantas: 25
Graph 3: Revenues and Profitability of American Airlines: 26

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