This task is to explore and compare the influences of culture (religion, language, etc.) in conducting business in at least two of the following cultures: India, the Middle East, and Africa. Step 1: Research and find 2-4 articles related to the influence of culture on doing business in India, the Middle East, and/or Africa.
In the article "IKEA's Global Sourcing Challenge: Indian Rugs and Child Labor (A)" 1. Who are the stakeholders in this case? What are their values or rights? Are there any competing interests between stakeholders? Remember to include the shareholder as one of the stakeholders. 2. What are the national and global laws you
Just looking for some suggestions for outline to answer question about what steps a country can take to play a responsible role in the global health arena?
Case study question: McDonald's was called "the poster boy for the proliferation of standardized global products" ( Hill, 2009, p. 436). They have also been a model for adaptation to local markets. What are some key learning points that apply to cultural acceptance and supply chain management as demonstrated by McDonald's? T
The Global Marketplace: how governments control foreign companies, obligations and issues US companies face overseas.
How do governments attempt to control foreign businesses operating within their borders? When U.S. companies do business in other countries, what issues do they face? Describe the responsibilities and ethical concerns that you feel are important for U.S. companies to consider when doing business in other countries.
1. Allowances and reimbursements for international assignments are costly. Should companies avoid international business activities? Explain your reason. 2. Case Study; "Jenkins Goes Abroad." Answer the two questions at the end of the Case Study. Reference: - Martocchio, J. J. (2011). Strategic compensation: A human reso
List and explain the impact of three different external global trends that are affecting United Airlines today. Illustrate how each of these trends gives rise to strategic opportunities or threats.
See the article and answer the following questions: Kedia, Ben L., and Ananda Mukherji. "Global managers: Developing a mindset for global competitiveness." Journal of World Business 34.3 (1999): 230-251. 1. Summarize the case in less than 1 or 2 paragraphs 2. Discuss the management issues present in the case, explicitly conn
1. In a narrative format, summarize the key facts and issues of the case. 2. Update the information in the case by researching it on the Internet. Focus your response on the specific issues in the case. 3. Discuss two successful cases of organizations that managed their crisis successfully. What steps did they take to effe
1) BRIC Down? In this article regarding the BRIC countries it states that the economic growth of the BRIC countries is slowing. Brazil, Russia and India's money have weakened the most and China's yuan has declined the most since 1994 when it was devalued by authorities. Brazil has become an "economic powerhouse" but its economy
Emergency Planning at work when crisis strikes: Too many attendees scheduled to come to Women's Day Conference. This solution gives suggestions on how to handle situation.
You are a recent college graduate and have been working with the most successful planning firm in Portland, Oregon for the past 12 months. You have assisted with dozens of events and are now excited to lead your first large event. It is three days until your event, the second annual Women's Day Conference. The local medical scho
Analyze the change issues within Owes Home Improvement through Kotter's models of change.
Scenario: Mike one of the marketing strategists on your team, stops at your office door wanting to talk. "We use fabrics that are made domestically; however, there are issues with using these same fabrics globally. There are laws and regulations that prevent us from shipping these fabrics to other countries. This is a huge conce
I need to write 3-4 pages about an article addressing a topic or issue concerning the international aspect of management. For example, an article discussing the issues facing Americans managing overseas, or an article examining the issues faced by foreign nationals when managing in the United States. The article might address
Topic: Although the role of women in international management is increasing, women represent an underutilized role by U.S. companies. What is the role of women in international management? What are three things companies should do to increase the role of women in overseas assignments?
Read the two cases: (1) Minicase: Semiconnected Inc. - Must It Reorganize? and (2) Minicase: Justin Marshall - A Failed Global Leadership Opportunity. Discuss what organizational structure SemiConnected Inc. should have used when it decided to set up its first foreign plant in Taiwan. In the case for Justin Marshall, discuss cul
The global geographic (area) structure is the most common form of organization for foreign operations. What is global geographic structure? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this structure?
What are the challenges in implementing global alliances in competitively sensitive areas? 290 word essay with reference
How can managers (domestic and global) prepare themselves to face a multicultural and multinational future?
Timbuk2 is more than a bag. It's more than a brand. Timbuk2 is a bond. To its owner, a Timbuk2 bag is a dependable, everyday companion. We see fierce, emotional attachments form between Timbuk2 customers and their bags all the time. A well-worn Timbuk2 bag has a certain patina-- the stains and scars of everyday urban adventures.
Company Environment Policy Issues of global warming, emission of CO2 gases, and corporate social responsibility are receiving increasing attention from interest groups, legal and governmental establishments, and the media. Research and write a comparison and contrast report examining the "green" policies of General Electric
Please help me with this issue that I am working on... Thanks Jeanne Identify an area in the global marketplace that has been impacted by new tools and technologies to advance managerial control and increase the performance of organizations. Provide information of the tools and/or technologies that have advanced managerial c
Define corporate citizenship and global corporate citizenship. Describe how corporate citizenship differs among various countries and regions of the world.
Luis Aburto recognized the advantages of outsourcing development work when he decided to start Scio Consulting International LLC, an information technology company. But he still has a question: Where in the world (literally) should he go for the talent he needs? He has considered linking up with a service provider in Bangalore,
- Describe two companies with a global presence. - Describe the IT goverance organization and structure of each. - Brief summary of identified key policies and procedures of each company. - Compare and contrast each company's IT governance.
What are the challenges in implementing a global alliance? Once an alliance is reached, what steps are involved in strategic implementation of the venture? Thank you.
Lessons learned from the prior global banking crisis? What should be done to prevent such a crisis from happening again?
Within 20 years, we will have seen the emergence of enormous global markets for standardized consumer products. Do you agree? What actions can a firm take to minimize its global tax liability? On ethical grounds cans such actions be justified?
Consider the recent scandal at MF Global. Given the financial complexity of MF Global's business, were the most recent board members adequately qualified? Explain
What are some of the factors that may discourage an organization from expanding globally? What are the benefits of expanding globally?