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Global Capital Markets of China

Week 3 Assignment Global Capital Markets Read Closing Case: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China at the end of chapter 11 in your text. • Why did ICBC feel it was necessary to issue equity in markets outside of China? What are the advantages of such a move? Can you see any disadvantages? • What was the attra

This posting looks into international logistics, risk and insurance. It especially deals with aspects of losses within international business settings from a freight perspective.

International Logistics, Risk and Insurance: How does actual total loss differ from constructive total loss? What is general average loss? You receive compensation from a maritime insurance company because your goods were jettisoned from a ship as a general average act. Does the insurance company have a claim for general aver

First Mover Advantage and 6 Modes of Entry

Explain the First Mover Advantage and the six modes of entry into foreign markets. Identify a foreign market that you will be entering. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Identify the best market entry strategy that you will be using for the foreign market of your choice.

Weekly International Finance Questions

Could you provide your feedback to these International Finance questions? Please provide your feedback within 200 words or less. Thank you. 1. In the 1990s it became popular to reduce cash balances as low as possible. In fact some companies boasted they actually ran on a negative cash basis. In other words, their cash on t

Content Analysis Article Conducted

Select a suitable published article and conduct a limited Content Analysis of this. The article could be a transcript of a speech or interview from a market leader, a company report or even a newspaper or trade journal/magazine article. You can choose the topic of the article and the source although it is preferable that this is

Analysis of an international marketing environment

Introduction This case analysis is designed to encourage you to conduct an analysis of an international marketing environment. Case Assignment Adopt the role of a marketing manager for multi-national pharmaceutical manufacturer Glaxo-Welcom. Your firm faces pressures to provide drugs for free. Assess the economic risks fo

Expanding a brand internationally

HYPOTHETICAL CASE SCENARIO The Real Madrid Futbol Club is thinking about expanding its brand in the United States to build youth soccer academies and a professional franchise team, a soccer-specific stadium that will host league matches, international matches, concerts and other family entertainment operations. They are cons

Advantages and disadvantages of establishing a firm in Brazil

NTG's business, a toy-exporting company, continues to grow. Its primary products are the wooden children's toys it produces and exports to a distributor in Brazil. However, its recent joint venture with a Brazilian firm has also been successful. Under this arrangement, a Brazilian firm produces other toys for NTG; these toys are

Analysis for the annual report - a multinational corporation

Can you help me get started with this project? Obtain the annual report of a multinational corporation (MNC) that interests you. Use the annual report and other information you may gather to report on the following Summarize any comments made in the annual report about - the MNC's level of international operations (s

Global Financial Management: Managing operating exposure and FX risk at Nissan

See the attached file. Managing operating exposure and FX risk at Nissan. Global businesses are often exposed to financial risks such as currency volatility. These foreign exchange (FX) risks affect all aspects of a global firm. Next, you will read about the automobile industry. Auto makers' operations and manufacturing ca

Finance: Recommend capital structures for Mattel, Clorox, MGM Resorts

Consider three companies: Mattel, Clorox, and MGM Resorts International. Reflect on the nature of the business of these three companies. You are recommended to also get to the web site of one company in each of these categories. You might also check what the beta of each of these companies is. What would you recommend should

Raising Capital in the Global Economy: US markets, ADRs

Case Assignment Background Despite the global financial crisis foreign companies tend to find it worthwhile to have their shares listed on one of the American stock exchanges. Having a listing brings access to more capital as well as increased prestige. However, there are many hurdles and difficulties involved in getti

Questions and/or Opinions about International Business Law

Please read the statement in quotations then answer the questions below. 1) "By trading on the material nonpublic information he heard and saw, Haim allegedly breached his duty of trust and confidence that he owed to the relative." There are many other insider trading stories. However, does this also apply to companies

Globalized Economy: Describe and analyse the factors identified

See attached article. Explain how the article builds on the seminal work of Oviatt and McDougall in their paper, Toward a Theory of International New Ventures, published in 1994. Describe and analyse the factors identified in the Zahra article as giving competitive advantage to new firms in the globalized economy. Do you agre

International Business Risks: Differences and Influences

Please help answer the following questions regarding international business risk. What are some differences when doing business internationally opposed to domestically? How do international business risks differ from domestic business risk? What factors influence these risks?

Social Network Risk and Opportunities

Please answer these questions according to the attached file (Brainstorm file): 1. Select a case study, megatrend or topic that will allow you to apply what you have learnt to a corporate entity or market, E.g. miniaturisation of electronics, 1. Identify the Key result areas, using an affinity diagram, 2. Identify and des

Business Ethics: Reducing Bribery Overseas by Multinational Companies

Facilitating payments or bribery is an acceptable business practice in many cultures. What can multinational companies and the global community do to reduce bribery? What effect do US laws have on US companies conducting business overseas in relation to bribery? What are possible measures that can be taken to 'level the playing

strategies employed by doing business internationally

McDonnell-Douglas Corp. has struck a deal with a company in China to build aircraft there. What kinds of strategies should be employed by this or other doing business internationally? What are the benefits and problems associated with international business? What positive outcomes might a firm obtain from socially responsible

Matrix: risk management, quality, regulation

See file where formatting is better.... Historical Development Matrix Complete the following matrix depicting the historical development of risk management and quality improvement. Select 8-10 historical regulatory and non-regulatory events and activities over the 20th century that contributed to the theoretical foundations

Organization as culture

Organizational culture is one of those high-level things that affects individuals within the system in many ways, but over which they have little personal control. As we noted in the introduction, different levels within a company may have different cultures, as may different units at the same level. And to make things more co

Project Baseline: Riordan Manufacturing - employee relations

Can you help me get started on this assignment? Using Riordan Manufacturing, create a project baseline using employee relations (such as increase employee morale, incentive plan, decrease turnover rate, etc) as the project topic. Write a paper that describes the project's background and general requirements, which must in

Solution addresses the impact of taking adversarial positions in an inter-organizational collaboration AND it addresses the benefits and risks of international strategic alliances.

1. How would an adversarial orientation challenge the effectiveness of the planning and implementation of a large event that called for interorganizational collaboration? 2. Why would a company want to join a strategic alliance rather than go it alone in international operations? What are the potential advantages and disadvan

International Business: Doing Business with China

For many global companies, China represents a very attractive market in terms of size and growth rate. Yet, it ranks lower in terms of economic freedom and higher in political risk than other country markets because it has a communist government. Despite these risks, there are hundreds of companies that have established manufact