The MNC might practice a modified structure where the headquarters is the hub and the subsidiaries are the local entities. This allows the functions of finance and management to occur in the headquarters, but resource acquisitions and labor to be a local plan. Administrative systems and IT are created and handled within the basi
What I need to know is what is it meant by gusoku ("My stupid son") or gusai ("My stupid wife") in Japanese, and are these sayings considered hypocrisy in expressing one's self modestly in this way among the Japanese. Do you have any documentation or e-books on the Japanese culture and or the expressing of language in Japan and
Case study found on this link http://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/10366142/icmr-case-collection-andhra-university-visakhapatnam - Explain the business opportunity in India. - Based on your understanding of the case, explain if Fiat can benefit from a partner and provide your rationale. - Discuss whether Fiat and Tata
How can MNCs effectively negotiate with local employees, local suppliers, and local governments in the Middle East? Will need to do 750 words by Tuesday- can someone help get me started?
Discussing Currency Markets: why is it important for Sony to manufacture outside of Japan, and what the major forces are that impact Japanese yen.
1. Given instability in the currency markets, why do you think it is important for Sony to manufacture more products in the United States and Europe and to also buy more from suppliers in other countries in Asia? . 2. Identify the major forces that affected the Japanese yen prior to the global financial crisis in the fourth q
The Process of Using Alibaba, works through process of choosing product and supplier, discussing benefits and drawbacks.
Address the following questions. Remember to cite any sources used, including the textbook (APA format is required). • Visit the website www.alibaba.com. . • Choose a product and supplier from whom you would import the product. For example, you can search for suppliers of "golf clubs" in the country of " Indonesia" or i
Considering theories of motivation briefly explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory and explain the implications of the theory cross-culturally and from an international business perspective. Please provide 3-4 solid references. Thanks for your assistance.
The country is Dubai, and the company/service is IMS DriveSync® solution, which combines the best of vehicle telematics, in-car information and entertainment, with the fun of social networking - turning any vehicle into the ultimate Connected Car™. See more at: http://www.intellimec.com/drivesync/#sthash.ExlHFKYf.dpuf Plea
Target Market and Environmental Scan: This section describes the target market/country in terms of the factors within that country that will have an impact on the company's ability to do business there. It will also describe the target customer and forecast the potential sales that this segment of the market represents.
Hello, I have a short case with 4 Questions (no's 2-5) that I would like a detailed opinion on. I am not looking for an answer, but rather something to help push me along. I will have to do my own research and support my own position, but I feel I need a push. 1. Why did Union Carbide invest in India? 2. How could Union Car
"Five of the fastest-growing economies of the past 30 years—China, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong—had one thing in common at the start of their economic growth: undemocratic governments. Thus, it can be concluded that totalitarian governments are better for a functioning market economy than are democratic gove
Case: A Canadian Lumber supplier normally only sells to Canadian Pulp & Paper plants. They just received an unsolicited order from a plant in Venezuela. They have been asked to ship $1,000,000 CAD of goods to Venezuela. The buyer is unwilling to pay in advance and can only post an LC for $400,000. They intend to sell the lumb
Looking at the issues affecting international expansion into a country from the perspective of an individual company, what are some categories and examples of uncertainties in the political climate that have to be considered to mitigate risk of expansion? Please include a 2-3 references.
Business leaders have trouble coming to a consensus on the meaning of a "learning organization". How would you define a learning organization? What characteristics would it need to have? What role would you, as the manager, have in creating this kind of environment? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of o
Question: Select a country that you are familiar with (outside of the U.S. and Canada). Applying your international HRM experience and/or knowledge--discuss HRM applications and/or concepts applied in this international workplace setting. It would be wonderful if you would discuss a specific company (or group of companies) by
Article: http://220.127.116.11/mille/service/MON/10000/IMG/000000007614/906M06-PDF-ENG.pdf Questions: 1. Would you identify the problems between Nora and Sakari and the cause? 2. There are three options that Zainal can choose in order to fulfill the TMB contract: 1) To Accept Sakari's terms (which are unsustainable)
In this case study, the founders of the Big Idea Group (BIG) acted as the middlemen between those individuals with ideas for children's products and those companies that were interested in developing the idea. After establishing a process for selecting ideas with good potential and matching them with the best corporation, manage
You are the leader of the team that is organizing the venture to establish Taco Bell's first location in Mexico. How do you organize your U.S.-based and Mexico-based team members to ensure that planning, organization and execution all go smoothly?
What factors need to be considered when deciding on an appropriate monitoring system of foreign affiliates?
How do you use the Internet to support negotiations? Explain the advantages and disadvantages of e-negotiations?
You are the CFO of a Canadian firm that is considering building a $10 million factory in Russia to produce milk. The investment is expected to produce net cash flows of $3 million each year for the next 10 years, after which the investment will have to close down because of technological obsolescence. Scrap values will be zero.
- Present the macroeconomic profile for Canada. This can be obtained through http://worldbank.org/data - Provide examples that show how this environment helps or hinders the ease of doing business in Canada.
What are four value dimensions developed by Trompenaars? Explain each of them.
Using realism, liberalism, and constructivism explain the 2008 world financial crisis and the ongoing debt crisis in Europe using one of the three theoretical frameworks.
The transportation model attempts to find the lowest cost means of shipping from several origins to several destinations. Assume that you are the manager of a multinational manufacturing organization. You have production plants in the United States and Germany. Product A is made in the United States and Product B is made in Germ
Can you help me develop an action plan for a Hospital Administrator that deals with the upcoming trends in the healthcare industry. Specifically describe how the organization can meet their future needs and how they will prepare employees for their employment future.
Analysis the impact of terrorism on the economic well being of South East Asia on: - current trends and activities of terrorist and terrorism related activities in South East Asia, - the countries specifically implied and are affected by terrorism activities, - what mitigation action taken by various South East Asian governme
General Electric's change in strategy. For years, General Electric entered new markets using wholly owned operations that it built from the ground up. Today however, the company has moved to a joint venture approach. The following questions can be helpful in directing the discussion. 1. GE used to have a preference for ac
I wish to hear good advice on which of the two degrees earns better or would serve a health care professional more. I have an associates in Respiratory Therapy, A Bachelor in Supervision and Management, and I am a Dept Director. I wish to make a lot more money than my current position and would like to travel if I was to make ov
Work provides satisfaction to people in different ways. The Meaning of Work (MOW) International Research Team identifies six items that add value and satisfaction to one's job. What are these six items? How are these six items different among people in different countries?