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Investing in human skills has value as any kind of investment

I'm looking for a theory demonstrate that investing in human resource or seeking to develop employees skills valuable than investing in FDI or any kind of investment. What I'm trying to find is theory related to human resources similar to the theory of the cost opportunity in which investing in particular business might be pr

Direct Foreign Investments & Portfolio Foreign Investments

What is the difference between the direct foreign investment and a portfolio foreign investment? Give an example of each. Which type of investment is a multinational industrial company more likely to make? This is a 300 word response, about a page long with 2 references.

Emerging Markets: Justify a choice of country you expect to join the BRICs soon

Select one country that you feel is an up and coming emerging market (one that would be expected to join the BRICs in the next 1 - 3 years) and justify your choice. This does not have to be an extensive analysis. It is just a preliminary assessment of what you consider important in the determination of an emerging market.

Foreign Direct Investment - KFC operation in China

Research on KFC operation in China then answer the following questions: 1. How big of a risk was it for KFC to enter the Chinese market? What could have gone wrong? 2. What would be your major concerns if you were the Chief Financial Officer of KFC and you were asked to find financing for further expansion into China?

Foreign Direct Investment in Jamaica: Risks and Opportunities

Using the CIA World Factbook and various search engines, answer the following questions in a two page paper: 1. Why might an American company want to invest in Jamaica?' 2. What are the main risks an American company would face if they chose Jamaica for a foreign direct investment? How could it handle these risks? Assi


What country(ies) do you think is(are) presently attractive for U.S. corporations seeking foreign direct investment opportunities? Take into account any geopolitical/economic/currency risks you are aware of. (Give reason for your answer)

Global business and regionalism

Managers have to consider the relative advantages of globalization and regionalism when developing strategies for global businesses. They must formulate and implement appropriate strategies to ensure that operations are successful. Write a concept paper in which you formulate a strategy for going global within two different regi

Foreign Direct Investment: Kentucky Fried Chicken in China

Kentucky Fried Chicken in China Case Assignment Background Kentucky Fried Chicken is currently a huge success in China, although their decision to enter was considered highly risky at the time. Go to Proquest to look up the following article: Kentucky Hatches Its Chickens in Beijing Caplen, Brian. Asian Business.

China and its Inward Foreign Direct Investment

Please help with the following problem. What could be the reasons for China not having an unusual large amount of inward FDI given their size (large market) advantage and emerging economy? Can this be traced to their cultural dimensions that are sharply in contrast to Western cultures or other macro-economic reasons like gov

Foreign Investment Regulations and Purpose

Identify the important management issues in the foreign direct investment decision. 1. What are foreign investment regulations and what is it's purpose? 2. What types of issues concern management when screening potential markets and sites? What are some steps in the screening process?

Risks in Direct Foreign Investments

Please help with the following problem involving international business strategy. Include references. Identify and analyze risks in domestic capital budgeting: business risk, political risk, and financial risk

Negotiation Styles and Communication

Pack Your Bags - We Are Going Global! We have attempted to point out, that in any inter-personal communication in general, and at the negotiating table in particular, we have to be aware of the people involved, their personal styles, and the various forms of communication. If trying to figure out: "does he mean what he say

International Cross Cultural Management

Bird, A. & Fang, T. (2009) 'Editorial: cross cultural management in the age of globalization', International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 9 (2), pp. 139â?"142, Sage Premier Database [Online]. DOI: 10.1177/1470595809335713 Chevrier, S. (2009) 'Is national culture still relevant to management in a global context? Th

Global Technology Management

Select the most salient points in the attached Chapter without summarizing the chapter. 1. Give a brief description of the purpose and coverage of the chapter. 2. Provide at least one real world example for what you have identified as the most important point or concept of the chapter or article, either from your own ex

Case made in the article for the third leg in the strategy tripod

Peng, M.W., Wang, D.Y.L. & Jiang, Y. (2008) â??An institution-based view of international business strategy: A focus on emerging economiesâ??, Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (5), July/August, pp. 920â?"936. Evaluate the case made

The trends of BOP for expansion in India and China are analyzed.

A manufacturing organization considering expansion in India or China. Analyze the trends of the balance of payments accounts (including the current account, the capital account, and the overall balance of payments) over a 3-5 year period, on an annual or quarterly basis, for the proposed countries in your selected scenario. Be

Global Business Environment : Brazil explained

Your manager, Mr. Smith, was impressed with the country you chose (Brazil), and he wants you to give him more information regarding your host country (Brazil). He explains that you must prepare a report for him discussing the business environment of your selected host country (Brazil). He also explains that the report should con

Compare and contrast these explanations of FDI:

Compare and contrast these explanations of FDI: internalization theory, Vernon's product life cycle theory, and Knickerbocker's theory of FDI. Which theory do you think offers the best explanation of the historical pattern of FDI 545 words, two references

Outsourcing GPS manufacturing to Indian or China

THE FIRST PART IS THE INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED: The firm manufactures a global positioning system (GPS) that sells for $2,000 with cost of goods sold (hardware 30% and software 70%) of 55% of sales. Compared to the United States, China offers a 7% cost reduction in electronics manufacturing hardware and a 45% reduction in soft

Geophysical Elements of Strategy Formation for Tata Motors of India

Geophysical Elements of Strategy Formation - My organization is TATA MOTORS of INDIA Evaluate my organization's (TATA MOTORS) home country's potential for: FDI, growth, and its environmental impact on your organization's daily operations. Please answer the following questions: A. Using Michael Porter's Diamond Analysis

Foreign Investment Regulations and Screening Potential Markets

1. What is the purpose for foreign investment regulations? Discuss the foreign investment regulations. 2. Explain the two issues that concern management when screening potential markets and sites? List and discuss the steps in the screening process.

Global Expansion: Brazil and India Example

Help to get me started 1) Identify a few reasons to choose Brazil over India and why? 2) Identify investment and financing decisions, and make a final recommendation to what would be best. 3) Develop a contingency plan based on your sensitivity analysis. Modify your investment and financing strategy based on the identi

Compute amount of 1 day float; direct foreign investment issue; political risk

Assume that liquid funds can be invested to yield 8 percent. If annual remittance checks total $3 billion, what is it worth for the firm to reduce float by 1 day? a. $688,349 b. $24,000,000 c. $657,534 d. $54,833 An important (additional) consideration for a direct foreign investment is ________. a. political risk b.

Direct Foreign Investment Decision Proposal: GM in India or Brazil

Direct Foreign Investment Decision Proposal Prepare a proposal in which you select the optimal financing and investment strategy for your scenario. My scenerio is a manufacturing organization considering expansion to India or Brazil. The organization is GM. Include the following information in your proposal: o Ide

Risk Profile: Political, economic, terrorism, physical, and crime risk for India

Prepare a risk profile for India, including key factors and how they could be risky for the company. Include political, economic, terrorism, physical, and crime risk. Address the following in your profile: - India's political stability - Exchange rates from the past and current between India and the U.S. dollar - Informa

Outsourcing and Off-Shoring

This discussion was put forth in my class. Can someone assist me with the answers? The overseas unit, as in off-shoring, is exposed to more risks (political, economic, social risks, interest groups, and intellectual property), and also higher potential profits for the firm. An overseas manufacturing or service organization wi

Your manager, Mr. Johnson, has asked you to develop a presentation for the staff meeting next week characterizing the economic development occurring in your selected host country.

I need some direction with this project. Can you get me going? ------------------ Your manager, Mr. Johnson, has asked you to develop a presentation for the staff meeting next week characterizing the economic development occurring in your selected host country. He explains to you that the presentation should cover the deve