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Establishing a Greenfield in an International Market

As part of its international expansion program, Acme, a U.S. multinational enterprise (MNE), is currently in the planning stages of establishing a Greenfield (see text glossary for definition) production facility overseas. You have been asked to present a proposal to the steering committee comparing the advantages and disadvanta

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 Asian Business

While traveling to Thailand on a vacation, you meet Ms. Jenny Chang, an Asian business executive, in the plane. She is happy to learn that you are the international business development consultant for a multinational company. She becomes interested in your expertise and asks you to work as her company's consultant for a project

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

Computer Associates International Case Study

Computer Associates International Computer Associates has undertaken a major change in its business model, followed more conservative financial reporting, and improved its corporate governance. Despite these changes, the company has taken a beating: (i) It has come in for some harsh criticism in the financial press. E.g.

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

Goldman Sachs: Develop and analyze an EFAS and EFAS

Research the Goldman Sachs website. Using your research findings from the Library and the Internet, develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) table. The tables are to be submitted in one Excel file (one sheet for the EFAS and one sheet for the IFAS), separate f

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

International Legal and Ethical Issues: Stance on employee drug testing

For this Discussion Board assignment, consider the following statement: Drug use is information that is rightfully private and only in exceptional cases can an employer claim a right to know about such use. Post a response to the Discussion Board that either defends or opposes this statement. Discussion Board Assignment

Managing in a Cross-Cultural Environment in global business

See attached files. Question: When conducting business globally, managers often must modify their strategic approaches in the course of conducting business in different countries. Identify a situation where this would be the case and discuss the steps you would take to ensure that your team was prepared for cross-cultural in

International and Domestic Marketing Comparison: Brazil/USA

Assist in writing a paper in which you compare and contrast marketing in your selected country being (Brazil) and in the United States. In your comparison, analyze the marketing environments of each country including, but not limited to, cultural, political, legal, and economic influences. Ensure your sections can easily be foun

Finance Example Questions

Can you help me get started with this assignment? 1. What is the difference between stocks and bonds? Which represents more risk to the organization? Why? 2. Does an organization receive money when its stock is traded in the secondary market? How does the organization affect its stock price? Why is an organization concern

Overseas Operations

You were invited to speak about international business in your favorite nephew's high school advanced placement class. You just summarized the above information, when one of the students asks you earnestly, "Why do companies bother to set up operations overseas. They lose as often as they win. The U.S. should be a large enoug

Discussing the Repercussions of Oil Extraction

I need help to answer following questions. 1. Assess the political risks facing foreign oil companies operating in the Niger delta. Should they shut down operation in the area until security improves? 2. What is the responsibility of Western oil companies like Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron to the local community?

Article critique

Please read attached and provide a summary/critique of the following: Description of the research question /s addressed and more specific hypotheses (if any) proposed. Limitations of the study.

Global Business Strategies: Venture

I am needing assistance with the hypothetical global business venture idea below. Please use original information. The idea is to start a Malbec-Charbono Express wine bar service in Napa and Argentina. Malbec is a famous grape in Argentina, the most commonly grown variety and Charbono is the second most commonly grown variet