Explore BrainMass

International Business Management

Important information about global marketplace

Today's global marketplace are faced with a constant need to understand the forces affecting them and adapt accordingly. Answer the questions listed below. Innovation A former colleague calls you, and he sounds very frustrated. Once again, senior leadership has proclaimed itself the followers of the latest management fad

Avon in global markets: Structure, workforce, cross-cultural strategies, HR plan

Please answer this questions to the best of your knowledge. AVON IN THE GLOBAL MARKETS: MANAGING AND DEVELOPING A GLOBAL WORKFORCE 1. Evaluate Avon's operations in global markets regarding the use of international cadre development and building company associates and independent representatives. 2. Since 60% of Avon's r

750â?"1,000 word Report

Your manager, Mr. Johnson, has just been contacted by the board members regarding your performance on the last assignment. They inform Mr. Johnson that they are still considering your selected host country as a potential place of business. Because your selected country is still in the running, Mr. Johnson informs you that the bo

Global Communication Evaluate the website of Wal-Mart

Need assistance in developing an analysis of an international company: 1. Visit the website of an international company. 2. Evaluate the websites effectiveness in communicating the companys message to different cultures. 3. Submit an analysis of the website's effectiveness that includes comments on items such

Literature Review: Business in Ghana

Write a research paper for a fictional candy making company operating or planning to expand overseas. Your particular country is Ghana and your topic is facilities location. Now, what I need help with is the lit review and model/analysis for both political and legal issues. Each section should be ½ - 1 page and have ref

Building Global Skills

Please rank three companies in order of their relative attractiveness to your firm (choose any firm). Explain your rationale. It may help if you create a list of criteria against which each alternative can be compared and ranked. In other words on what basis did you rank the companies in the order you did for purposes of sele


Instructions: Read the overall project goals. Read this assignment goals, follow the instructions within "this assignment". The first part is just to give frame of reference. Please select a company and write an outline only! The outline should give bullet points that when expanded on. The overall project goals: Your Proj

Global Economy: Asia-Pacific

1-2 paragraphs each. A study of the global economic impact of the 2008-2009 recession on the global economy conducted by the Economic Policy Institute ( has shown that as of January 2010 the United States economy shrunk 5 percent compared to the pre-recession period. At the same time, the Asia-Pacific regi

700-1000 words

Introduce implementation challenges in the selected operations management or situation. Describe these challenges from the perspective of how they may affect the desired outcome for the organization or situation. Indicate the timeline for meeting these challenges. Explain briefly how you plan to overcome the implementati

Factors and Benefits of Global Expansion

Please help answer the following questions about global expansion in at least 300 words. Task: Should all organizations become global? Why or why not? What are some factors that may discourage organizations from expanding globally? What are some benefits of expanding globally?

Cemex: Global Growth through Superior Information Capabilities.

Cemex: Global Growth through Superior Information Capabilities. 1. Cemex is a cement company. What are the sources of competitive advantage in the cement industry? What is Cemex's position in the global cement industry? 2. Consider the period prior to 1997 in the case. What are the main IT-related changes that Cemex has ma

International Management

Answer the following questions after reading the case below: What selection criteria would you recommend to Star when deciding whom to send to mainland China? What procedures should the company use in making the final selection? What type of repatriation agreement would you recommend the firm use? Be specific regarding

Global environment

What are some best practices for functioning in a global environment? Be specific.

Global Market Research Case Study Analysis paper

I need help with a 1,050- to 1,400-word case study analysis of the Sperry/MacLennan Architects and Planners case. Address the following in your analysis: o Describe the situation discussed in the case. o Identify the key issues for the organization in your selected case. o Discuss possible ways the organization might addres

Multiverse Remix: Global issues

A few days ago you helped me with the challenges of Multiverse Remix. Are you interested in helping with the "Global Issues" as well? Again, these are small pieces of a huge project. Please be sure to provide links to sources used.

Marketplace considerations for implementing ISO 14000

Can you help me get started on this assignment? What are marketplace considerations for implementing ISO 14000? Does implementing ISO 14000 provide a company with a competitive advantage? Give a brief overview of how a hospital or another company of your choice has used ISO 14000 to leverage a competitive advantage?

Global Manager Prejudices

Ideally...[a global manager, if you like a global marketer] should have the stamina of an Olympic runner, the mental agility of an Einstein, the conversational skill of a professor of languages, the detachment of a judge, the tact of a diplomat, and the perseverance of an Egyptian pyramid builder. [And] that's not all. If th

Global Buisness plan - India Electric Company

Select a product and a country for global business venture. Conduct regional country and product analysis for your new Global venture. I am picking India; I am going to be India Electric Company (To establish electricity in rural area of India). I have to do a regional analysis, country analysis and organizational and product

How the U.S. Affects the Global Economy: Good or Bad?

The US has been the main engine behind global economy, i.e. the world has gotten used to rely on this growth propelling mechanism. 1. Do you think it is too dangerous for the US, for the world? Why yes? Why not? 2. Do you envision any changes in this dependence?

Forecasting for PepsiCo

Pepsico, Inc is a global snack and beverage company operating in nearly 200 countries. It is organized in to four divisions. Frito-lay north America PepsiCo beverage North America, PepsiCo international and Quaker foods Products include convenience snacks, sweet and grain based carbonated and noncarbonated drinks and foods. On O

Free Trade

I need 250-300 words to answer the following Should free trade always be fair? Provide an example of when free trade doesn't equate fair trade? IS it possible for free and fair trade to really exist? If so, give an example. If you do not think so please explain why.

Reasons why a MNE might prefer to work with a single global advertising agency

Several advertising agencies have expanded their operations to the global level so that they can offer their services worldwide. Discuss the reasons an MNE might prefer to work with a single global advertising agency instead of a series of local or regional agencies. Explore the challenges advertising agencies face when they

Global Analysis question

Country analysis question on India 600-words. The main natural resources of India are Iron ore, Coal, limestone, and silica sand, bauxite, and copper ore. How India develops road ways, buildings, infrastructure? Speak about which states or state head this Natural Resource and how it would relate to the items listed below:

Global Expansion Through Franchising For Market Penetration

I am working on the infamous Ruth Chris's Steakhouse case study. The CEO is looking for another country in which to enter with his restaurant. He has to work within certain limitations, etc. One my suggestions will be to establish more franchises within the countries where restaurants were recently opened. In other words, I am s

Public Relations: Proactive and Reactive crisis management

1. Why should an organization be concerned with both proactive and reactive crisis management? 2. Cite a recent example of an organization that used either a proactive or reactive PR campaign and explain how they handled the issue and whether or not you think the outcome was considered a success. Explain why.

Global Economy of Facebook and YouTube

The Youtube segments brought up some good points about privacy on the Internet. With the global economy and rapid movement of electronic information, once information is out - it will be out everywhere. Facebook was brought up as a good example of privacy issues. Facebook's troubles began when they made some updated policy ch


This Module, you're going to think about cycles in your reference organization - predictable changes over time in key indicators of the organization's performance - and how sensitive you think the organization is to the business cycle. NEED A 2 PAGE PAPER ANSWERING A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS