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Political Risk - Venezuela

1.Read this story about Venezuela's nationalization of Cargill and watch this video. Conduct your own research as well. Discuss the following questions: - Why did Chavez decide to nationalize Cargill? Do you think he was justified? - If you were the executive of Cargill, what would you do?

International Trade in a Firm

Choose a position for or against this idea: International firms offer the best hope for creating world peace and improving economic conditions for all people. Justify your position. Create a strategy that elaborates on the advantages of an organization creating an alliance in each trade bloc prior to entering a trade agreeme

MTV Goes Global Case Study Questions

As asked by the Buggles song, did "video kill the radio star"? Well, perhaps not, but no company has been more successful at getting teenagers around the world to tune in to music televi- sion than MTV Networks ( Applying the maxim "Think globally, act locally," the company beams its irreverent mix of music, news, a


Explain how immigration and trade may worsen wage inequality, and how college education may mitigate against that.

International trade

Is it possible to estimate the gains from trade? Discuss when it can be estimated and when it can't.

Strategies of Non Western Multinational Mergers and Acquisitions

WHEN Ford Motor Company bought Jaguar in 1989 and Land Rover 11 years later, it marked a low point for Britain's ailing industrial heritage. Last year Ford concluded that it could not make money from the illustrious British marques—equally a sign of its waning fortunes. The two firms shortlisted to take the prize come from Ind

Managing Alliances Discussion

Luthans and Doh (2012) discuss managing alliances. In your professional opinion as an international manager, what are the three most important pieces of information that you want to know about any organization while maintaining an alliance? Briefly explain. Your response should be at least 150 words in length. Luthans, F.

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In your own words, define and describe political risk. Create an impressive definition that demonstrates to potential employers or clients that you can clearly articulate the risks associated with international management. Luthans, F., & Doh, J. P. (2012). International management: Culture, strategy, and behavior (8th ed.).

International Financial Reporting Standards

(Please do not sign this out without messaging me first) I am currently stuck on the following HW questions looking to get pointed in the right direction. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is the independent standard-setting body of the IFRS Foundation. Currently IA

BRIC Market Entry Strategy

Luthans and Doh (2012) discuss entry strategies and ownership structures. As an international manager, which entry strategy would you use for a consumer product organization? For context, select one of the BRIC countries.

Is Strategic Planning Necessary?

Various authors and professionals suggest that an organization must plan or have a strategy to be successful. Do you feel that planning and strategic management is necessary to be successful? Why or why not? Consider this question from the perspective of an organization and as an individual.

What are the Types of Corruption

What are the types of corruption; what are the effects of corruption on the multinational corporation? How can MNCs effectively deal with this problem?

Global Staffing and Domestic Staffing: Similarities and Differences

The original case study: It is fair to say that some of the issues in staffing for local assignments are the same for international assignments. However, there are significant differences as well. In this discussion, we want to focus on the similarities and differences and consider how we can address the challenges of global

International Market for an Automobile Company

If you were the owner of an automobile company and decided to market internationally, what kind of competition would your business face? • Would you face imperfect, monopolistic, oligopolistic, or perfect competition? • What sort of circumstances would you have to be aware of, and why? • What if you were a major retaile

Cultural Differences and International Work

Studies have shown that about 40% of U.S. employees who were assigned overseas positions have failed at their jobs not because of the ability to do their assigned task, but due to the lack of understanding of the cultural differences. Can you explain the reason why?

Marriott International and Its Aspects of Culture

Please assist with writing ideas for a paper on the characteristics of the company that make it one of the 100 best companies to work for. Discuss what the company does, aspect of its culture, and why it is successful. Your paper should be 5 pages. Sources must be cited in parenthesis in the paper following the item and the t

Free Trade Policies and Worldwide Charitable Contributions

Comparing free trade policies and worldwide charitable contributions, which has done more to elevate the living conditions in impoverished third world countries? Defend your position. Please provide 2-3 references and about 500 words.

Industry and Globalization

Please assist me with the following two discussion questions: 1. Research an industry (other than the Flat Screen TV industry) that has experienced globalization or may be a good candidate for globalization in the future and explain why you selected the industry. 2. Choose two countries (other than the U.S.) within the s

How is Global Social Progress Being Measured Today

How is the global social progress being measured today? Name some indicators of development progress that you believe reasonably reflect actual progress. What roles do corporate citizens play in fostering global social progress? Provide examples and research to support your thinking.

Do you believe that businesses should adapt to the values of different cultures when making business transactions to gain market share or should they apply a universal set of standards?

Do you believe that businesses should adapt to the values of different cultures when making business transactions to gain market share or should they apply a universal set of standards? What should companies do when working in areas where there is such inequality? Can companies outside of the culture insist that the host countr

Global Economic Situation and Effect on the U.S.

In regard to the statement, "The global economic situation, if not controlled at present, will continue in the future and diminish the capability of the United States and its businesses to compete at a global level" answer the following questions with 1-2 references. What do you think should be controlled? Why should it be c

Current Global Business Situation & Effect on U.S. Economy

In light of all the global changes, struggles and current economic issues (e.g., inflation, bailouts, etc), what are your thoughts about the global business situation and what effect do you believe it has on the current and future US economy and business?

Crisis in Public Management

I am having issues understanding crisis in public management with the government. I need to clearly understand the similarities/differences of outcomes and key initiatives of the National Performance Review and the Presidents Management Agenda. Also based on the concept in entrepreneurial government, out of those two do you

Challenges and Opportunities in International Business

Can You Discuss how international business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce have been facilitated by the Internet and other technological advances as you explore the following questions: - What barriers to effective international business management has technology lowered? - How has technology cha

Companies going Global

With all the problems facing companies that go global, why are so many companies choosing to expand internationally? What are the advantages of expanding beyond the domestic market?