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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

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

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

Direct Foreign Investment Decision Proposal

Direct Foreign Investment Decision Proposal and Presentation Prepare a 2000-word proposal in which you select the optimal financing and investment strategy for your scenario. Include a PowerPoint file summarizing your proposal with at least 5 slides. Include the following information in your proposal: o Identify which co

Capital Budgeting of Wal-Mart

Every company has capital projects. Find one new acquisition your company needs. Once you have identified the new possible investment item, what problems are you going to have in estimating the cash flow that might be emanating from the initial investment and problems in getting it funded? Issues might be: Risk Cost Po

Discuss global finance and provide examples for listed terms

Define and discuss the concepts and terms below related to Global Finance. Also, provide an example for each in the context of a business setting. Properly cite references. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Horizontal FDI Vertical FDI Balance of trade Foreign exchange rates Foreign exchange option Arbitrage Risk manage

Foreign country investments

There are two ways companies can invest in a foreign country. They can either acquire an interest in an existing operation or construct new facilities. In a short essay, describe the advantages and disadvantages of each alternative.

Trade Deficit and Reserve Currency

Explain the USA's large trade deficits with China and Mexico according to the Hecksher-Ohlin Theory. Explain why and how do you think the US dollar became a "Reserve Currency". Discuss your ideas on whether the particular trend in America's international trade has been good for the country. Give your reasons for your argumen

Global Challenges (International Business)

Please - I need help on this assignment: ? Globalization and its implications on regions, nations, companies, society ? Political and Economic overview ? Global Issue Analysis: Environment; demographics, regional integrations, international organizations, outsourcing, rich-poor, clash of civilizations. Here is the assi

Culture

What are the key elements that define a culture? How does a company overcome ethnocentricity? How do attitudes, values, customs and beliefs shape culture? What are "effective" strategies for a global company to adapt to a local culture? What elements of other cultures (in general) must a company be aware of to operat

International expansion into China

I need 250-300 words to answer the following: Imagine that you are the manager of a US based company that is considering an international expansion into China. (You can pick the type of business.) What mode of entry would you be most likely to choose for the initial project? What would be some of the determining factors be

Investment decision selection

I need help on the following assignment. Investment Decision Selection Paper A manufacturing organization considering expansion to India or Brazil. Prepare a 500 word paper in which you relate the international flow of goods, services, and capital to the balance of payments and domestic economic behavior. Addr

Globalization

1. Globalization has __________ the opportunities for a firm to expand its revenues by selling around the world and __________ its costs by producing in nations where key inputs are cheap. A) reduced, reduced B) increased, increased C) increased, reduced D) reduced, increased 2. The two main components of globaliza

Entry Strategy Analysis

Prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper where you describe your company's entry strategy. When writing the paper, please address the following: A. Identify and asses two modes of entry for your company. They want to find a way to enter into a Latin American country, not already doing business,market. 1. The two modes should from diff

Discuss ways the major theories of organizational behavior

Discuss ways the major theories of organizational behavior (OB) can help, or have helped, guide the way for managers in the complex and changing global business environment. Use actual examples of times when OB concepts would be, or have been, useful. Outline the major theories of organizations.

Risk factors for doing business in China

Scenario The firm manufactures a global positioning system (GPS) that sells for $1,000 with cost of goods sold (hardware and software) of 48% of sales. Compared to the United States, China offers a 6% cost reduction in electronics manufacturing hardware and a 50% reduction in software programming. Assignment You have

Reporting on Population Growth Rates

Resource: http://www.prb.org/pdf05/05WorldDataSheet_Eng.pdf (Population Growth Index) Consider the following scenario: Eureka! Your company has developed a product that is all but guaranteed to be successful in any country that has a substantial population. The sales and marketing department would like you to do some research