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General Electric's Joint Ventures

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

MBA Vs. Masters In International Business

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

Meaning of Work (MOW) International Research Team

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?

Normal and Standard Time

A job, consisting of four elements, was randomly observed five times for a time study. The following table shows the results (figures are in seconds): Work Elements Observations Performance Rating 1. Prepare patty 40 41 50 48 36

Operations Management: Critical Path

A project is composed of 8 tasks. The three-time estimates (in days) for each activity and the precedence requirements for each are shown in the table below: Activity.............Activity Time Estimates...........Immediate Predecessor A..................................2,3,4......................................None B......

International Internet Retail Organizations

Leadership varies widely by culture and personality. An international organization with locations in several countries must balance the local customs and cultures with those of the primary culture of the organizations' headquarters. Using the USA as the headquarters. Pick two other countries that might be part of an internati

BRIC Nations Showdown

Click to Read "Have the BRIC Nations Lost Their Momentum?" Response - Must show strong grasp of all the assigned reading material and apply it appropriately. - Presents a good, logical, sufficient argument based on the content covered in the all assigned readings. - At least one full page of content.

Completion between organizations

Being competitive is critical for any company in every field. Staying competitive requires constant vigilance and planning. An understanding of the adoption cycle can help with this planning as it provides information on how long to continue expending resources and when it is time to move forward. How does competition between

Factors in conducting international business

The World Bank has being doing an extensive study of this subject for many years. Please visit http://doingbusiness.org Select a country at this site. Write 2 pages about this country: Identify the country and summarize its profile. Describe how easy it is to do business in this country according to the information

International Relations

Please provide custom assistance with this. What is the general negotiation practice in the U.S.? How do negotiation practices in the U.S. Compare to that of China and India? What are some strategies that are used to manage risk, negotiation process, and decision-making. In answering these questions, I need an analys

How MNCs Compensate Expatriates

How do MNCs compensate expatriates? In order to fairly compensate the expatriates, what four components of a compensation package must be considered?

International Energy Organization

Assume that you work for an international energy organization. For this question, include each of the following in your response: a. Choose the energy source the organization produces b. Briefly describe the energy source c. Recommend one way the organization can improve its social responsibility d. Briefly describe th

International Corporations

Whys is the development of international corporations important to American corporations? Please provide examples in today's market.

Energy: International Advertising

Designing the best message for each market served can be a challenge for international marketers. Cross-cultural misunderstandings and public relations blunders can happen under the best of plans. Respond to all of the following prompts: In what ways do you perceive advertising to be similar across national boundaries? W

International Emerging Markets

Emerging markets represent a dynamic segment of international marketing strategy. While they have great potential, they must also be evaluated carefully and strategically. Planners should always be on the lookout for new marketing opportunities. Respond to all of the following prompts: In preparation for this discussion, cond

Are you ethically bound to disclose colleague complaints?

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 100 words in the solution. How do you deal with a situation where one of your management peers is communicating negatively to you about your boss and how they "botched" disciplinary situations with subordinates? Are you ethically bound to disclose this information? Why

Corporate Executive Integrity

Case 03: Individuals need to consider the end result of their actions. J. C. Watts said, "Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught". All - What does this statement say about t

Reducing or Avoiding Group Think

What is the meaning of the term group think? What are some ways to reduce or avoid group think in group communication? Post a 200-300 word response.

Dealing with a disruptive team member

You are part of a team working on a project. One team member consistently disrupts the group and blocks communication in the group. What are some ways of dealing with this team member? Post a 200-300 word response.