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 and find out what countries would be the most ideal markets for your new product. Compile a list of the top ten countries accor
Introduce your product, company and country with a mission statement and objectives. Next, briefly discuss the following: Much of this information is probably available in firms' annual report. - a. Introduction 1) Description of organization 2) Description of product/service b. Mission statement f
You work for a company that manufactures skateboards. Until now your company has only sold their skateboards domestically, but now the CEO is interested in exporting the skateboards to Australia. The CEO asks you to design a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to present at the next board of directors' meeting. This presentation w
Scenario- You are a middle-level manager with a company that markets a line of personal and fabric care products. The American market for soap and detergent has always been dominated by name brand manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble (TideTM), Colgate-Palmolive (AjaxTM) and CloroxTM. In fact, your market research shows tha
Select an easily recognizable country. Using one of the major drivers of globalization (STEEP): · Social-demographic · Technological · Economic · Ecological and environmental · Political-legal Identify specific aspects associated with doing business in that particular country ba
Consider the following scenario: Your boss, the CEO of Wal-Mart, is interested in expanding operations into India. You have been asked to prepare a presentation for the company stakeholders that will inform them of the status of the market in India. - Create a 7-to 12-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation detailing the find
See the attached file. As a parable of the quirks of doing business in Vladimir Putin's Russia, the tale of the confiscated mobile phones is hard to beat. Last year 167,500 Motorola handsets were seized on arrival at a Moscow airport. They were variously alleged to be smuggled and counterfeit; to violate a Russian patent; and
The organization that you work for is interested in expanding their business overseas. You have been asked to gather some preliminary information to help management decide on whether to pursue this idea further. I have located an article that I am trying to complete this paper on it's EBay Steps Back From Asia, Will Shutte
What is the primary cost of exchanging funds in the global exchange market? What are the characteristics of a free trade area? What is an advantage of a geographical organizational structure? The occurrence of a political coup in a foreign country should trigger what kind of decisions by the domestic headquarters management
The Company is T-Mobile and we are expanding our services into Cuba after Castro dies. 1) Political/legal/regulatory risks ------ > Barry 2) Exchange and repatriation of funds risks 3) Competitive risk assessment 4) Taxation and double taxation risks 5) Market (4 Ps) risks 6) Distribution/supply chain risks 7) Soci
Using the internet as the only source can you locate information regarding the business environment or business practices within Turkey. Need information regarding the business environment or business practices within a single business segment in Turkey (using business segments such as financial services, health care, heavy m
Country Analysis I: Social, Cultural, Political, and Legal Factors Develop a country analysis for both Haiti and Guyana. This analysis should identify opportunities and threats that exist in the countries and offering possible solutions that other companies have used to adapt to or overcome them. Be sure to include an analysi
Would you not agree that South Africa would be an example of the reverse of Ireland's successes; with the diamond industry and economic/political unrest there?
Could this "miracle" happen in other countries? Select a country and describe what would have to happen?
Discuss why FDI is bad for (i) developing economy and (ii) a developed economy and should be subjected to strict controls.
Eastern Region- Analyze the role of regional integration ( NAFTA, EU, APEC, ASEAN, CAFTA, etc.) Compare and contrast the economic development stages of countries within the chosen region and the ramifications of the region's economic development for global business.
1. Should the types of investment become critical factors determining which economic and socio-political indicators are included in a specific country risk analysis? 2. Are windows of opportunity for investment in any given market a valid reason for MNCs to secure market access in those markets? 3. What is the relation between
1. Do the techniques used in country risk analyses illustrate clearly the distinction between correlation and cause and effect? 2. Will country risk analysis techniques help collect data only or will they also trend the data over time? 3. What is the impact of the legal and political environment on promising business opportuni
Briefly analyze the drivers and consequences of globalization.
If I were to transition a medical manufacturing company that focused on medical equipment for treatment of medical refractory epilepsy and treatment resistant depression such as Cyberonics to China what key economic indicators would either refute or support my argument for company expansion. I understand that we as a company wo
Ultimate goal of regional economic integration, FDI, neo-mercantilist, and centrally planned economy, mixed economy and market economy
International Business Management 1. What is the ultimate goal of regional economic integration? Identify three potential benefits of regional economic integration and three potential drawbacks. 2. What is foreign direct investment? Identify at least three motivations behind a company's decision to engage in FDI. 3.
I understand that China operates an exchange regime that is best described as a "movable target-band" system. Meaning that while the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) and the foreign exchange authorities are willing to let the rate against the $US vary within narrow limits, they are also willing to let that bank move. So if they all
Visit the U.S. State Department Web site at http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/ Select a region of the world that would be most conducive to a small business owner trying to break into a foreign market. Explain why this country was selected and what the country possesses that would entice a small business owner to see it a
Individual nations may have both written and unwritten policies regarding the regulation of investment in the country by foreign businesses. A foreign investor, first of all, must show that its proposed investment meets the criteria of the host state's foreign investment law. That does not, however, end the process of qualifying
1. Integrated Marketing Communication Paper Based on the Research Methodologies information, prepare an outline of a: a) Marketing communication program for XYZ, Inc.'s product in China. b) Determine the marketing communication components that you would use c) Identify the political, cultural, and social i
The organization that you work for is interested in expanding their business overseas. You have been asked to gather some preliminary information to help management decide on whether to pursue this idea further. Find an article describing an experience of either: (1) a US company or division that conducts business in a for
A. What are some of the basic issues a firm must confront when choosing an entry mode for a new foreign market? B. What is Foreign direct investment? Elaborate on its three basic forms (3 basic forms are Greenfield investment, Mergers and acquisitions, Horizontal and Vertical direct investment) What are the relative advantage
Briefly describe portfolio investments and foreign direct investment (FDI) How do they differ? What is international trade. Why does it occur? How do political factors influence international trade and investment? Explain the different techniques businesses can use to protect themselves from future changes in exchang
Details: The organization that you work for is interested in expanding their business overseas. You have been asked to gather some preliminary information to help management decide on whether to pursue this idea further. Search online resource and find an article describing an experience of either: (1) a US company or divisi
Name and rank the importance of factors that make an international company successful (think product modifications, marketing strategy, HR strategy, FDI strategy, foreign exchange strategy, etc)