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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?

Intercultural management: undesirable tactics in negotiation

Sometimes undesirable tactics for persuasion are used in international negotiations. What are some of these tactics? Text Book: Deresky, H. (2011). International management: Managing across borders and cultures (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

Addressing Global Challenges

How well has Vyas managed the global challenges this project involved? See the following case study: Case Study: Applied Research Technologies, Inc.: Global Innovation's Challenges Christopher A. Bartlett, Heather Beckham Feb 19, 2010.

Expansion into Global Markets

Choose a U.S. company, and research its international presence. Explain reasons why this company expanded into the global market.

perspective of an international management

what is the perspective of an international management consultant called in to advise a major organization about current issues affecting its ability to optimize operations in today's economy or changes needed to enhance operations management in the future, and providing details of an organization and its background.

Born Global

Companies employ various strategies to integrate into a global market. How does a company apply global integrative strategies? One such integrative strategy is known as being "born global." How is a company "born global"?

Global Ethical Theories

What is a practical application of global ethical theories, and how do these theories affect an organization? What is the best way that individuals in the global marketplace can promote ethics in business?

Intercultural Business Management and Ethics

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.

Case Study: IKEA's Global Sourcing Challenge

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

Role in the global health arena

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?

McDonald's Adaption to Global Markets

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

Should companies avoid international business activities?

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

Global Trends Affecting United Airlines

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.

Global Managers - Global Competitiveness

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

Crisis Management: Explosion in Toulouse

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

BRIC Countries and Global Strategies

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