Could you provide your feedback to these questions below?
1. However, when dealing with different cultures from the individualistic, and collective cultures, how would you reconcile each strong norm from each group of people to effect a positive and strong GBT and how would you suggest each member from a different country learn from the other members in the group ensuring to minimize possible offenses?
2. Competition is one tool used to help motivate global teams. Competition can be both a good and a bad thing for teams. Yes, competition can set up barriers and arguments between members. On the other hand competition can get products and services done faster. It you have design teams in China and the US competing for the completion and production award you may well get a better product quicker because of competition.
Any thoughts here about the negatives of setting up different teams to compete with each other?
3. For a global management team, are there some good suggestions as to how to handle the necessity to communicate 24 hours a day and still maintain your sanity?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 6:42 am ad1c9bdddf
1. Reconciliation takes time between the person, culture and company. What is needed is a regular debriefing with those on staff to find out what they learned from the experience, and develop a strong norm. Eventually, this will bring about reconciliation because management and employees are able to put everything into perspective. While this process is taking place, persons will need to respect the other culture they are living in because it is hard to adapt to something that is completely different than one is used to doing. For those who cannot accept where they are at, they may possibly quit or go to another ...
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Identify at least 3 significant potential "supply chain risks" which a multinational company might face in today's physical and political environment, and briefly describe a meaningful action that could be taken to reduce the "risk" or provide protection.
If you are part of a team assigned to negotiate a significant contract with parties from a distinctively different national or ethnic culture (as opposed to an "organizational culture"), what are four of the key factors which you would try to study about that culture before beginning the negotiations?
A. Describe the concept of using "economic development clusters" of businesses as a framework or conceptual basis for economic development. Why do M. Porter and others feel such clusters are especially useful or successful?
B. Explain briefly why such "clusters" might become mostly irrelevant or fail because of evolving developments in technology or socio-political relationships.
Innovation is thought by many to be crucial to global competitiveness for both companies and countries.
Describe two ways in which "global innovation" can be fostered or managed in a large MNCompany for improved performance. Please include an indication of what advantage could be expected from each mechanism or "way" that would more than offset the cost/investment.