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    Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

    Population Growth Rates Report

    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

    Dell Computers - which to focus a cumulative Global Business Plan

    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

    Exporting Skateboards to Australia

    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

    Why did Wal-Mart invest in Germany?

    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

    'Wal-Mart Takes on the World' Minicase

    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

    Russian Cell Phone Issues

    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

    Expanding Business Overseas Research

    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

    Global Business Questions

    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

    T-Mobile Expansion to Cuba

    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

    Intro to Business - Turkey

    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 of Haiti and Guyana

    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

    FDI and the Irish Miracle

    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?

    FDI AND THE IRISH MIRACLE

    Could this "miracle" happen in other countries? Select a country and describe what would have to happen?

    FDI

    Discuss why FDI is bad for (i) developing economy and (ii) a developed economy and should be subjected to strict controls.

    Compare and contrast the economic development stages

    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.

    Country risk analysis

    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

    Country Risk Analysis

    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

    Overview of the Chinese Market

    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

    Rates of Exchange

    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

    Global Entrepreneurship

    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

    Internatioanl business law, foreign investment regulation

    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

    McDonald's Expansion into India

    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

    International Business questions to gain a better understanding of topic

    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

    International trade and business

    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

    Challenges of conducting business in other countries.

    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