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An important aspect of the political environment is the phenomenon of __________, which is a driving force behind political instability around the world. A. ethnicity B. government oppression C. fascism D. racism Which of the following best describes nationalization? A. The use of locals in mana

Rudi Gassner and Executive Committee of BMG International

Harvard Business Case: 9-494-055 October 20, 1995 Rudi Gassner and the Executive Committee of BMG International (A) I would like to know: 1) The main issue of this case. 2) Analysis of cause of the issue. 3) Analysis of Ganners' leadership style.

International Investment Portfolio

You have just been appointed as a fund manager for a multinational firm, with the task of increasing the valuation of the company by 10 percent through international investment. You have been given the sum of GBP100 million to obtain your objective. Your task is to construct a portfolio of international investment that can achie

Products in International Markets

Please pick 3 products in the U.S. which are difficult to occupy the China market (or China in U.S.); New product in the U.S. which is introduction successes or failures. Just a basic outline for introduction the product that you select and no longer than one page for each product.

The relationship between falling US dollar & exports

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 100 words in the explanation. Explain the relationship between the falling dollar and rising exports. What does this relationship mean for American companies? What are the benefits and the drawbacks for these companies business?

Opportunities with Developing Countries

Scenario/synopsis A nongovernmental organization (NGO) can take on many different roles and purposes. It is typically a not-for-profit organization that commonly starts in a place where there is a great need the NGOs services. At its earliest stages, it is a relief organization, such as OXFAM International, which is a confed

International Negotiation

You are about to embark on an international negotiation. You work for a multinational oil company, and your company has decided to set up a joint venture with Saudi Arabia and another one with a company in Russia. You are leading the negotiations. â?¢What are the 5 stages of negotiation, and how are you going to prepare fo

Cautions about international growth

Based on what you have learned about employee support services in France, examine your organization (Brunt Hotels) and describe how adequate a job they are doing. Describe services that they may be providing that are above and beyond what other organizations are providing and also describe services that you have learned about t

International Busines: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Research a recent article on the International Monetary Fund (IMF); perform an online search for an article that is at least 2-3 pages in length. Read the article, and think about how the topic relates to the concepts discussed in Chapter 10. Write a brief summary report, and discuss how the article relates to the IMF's position

International Strategies Developed

You've developed a very popular, up-scale but reasonably priced, clothing fashion line for young people. You produce designs in a number of countries, manufacturing in low-cost locations, and with retail outlets in major U.S. and European cities. Demand is popping and you have access to plenty of production capacity and capital.

Comparing two MNE companies: Coca Cola and Anglo American

Review the company overviews of Coca-Cola and Anglo American on their corporate websites. Discuss the concept of complementarity within the context of the operations of the two MNEs Coca-Cola and Anglo American. What equipment, components, and/or complementary products are needed in host countries as a result of their foreig

A Theory of International New Ventures: A Decade of Research

Read: A Theory of International New Ventures: A Decade of Research Shaker A Zahra Journal of International Business Studies, Vol 36 No. 1 (Jan 2005) p 20-28 Published by: Palgrave MacMillan Journals Assignment: Explain how the article builds on the seminal work of Oviatt and McDougall in their paper, Toward a Theory of I

Eco-Friendly Companies and Sustainable Products: Wal-Mart and Target

In an APA style response, Research 2 companies (I selected Wal-Mart and Target) that produce sustainable products. Detail their commitment to the environment and how their products make the company profitable. Evaluate the vision and mission statement and discuss how it relates to the business. Investigate if any market or n

International IMC: Burger King

Select a U.S.-based company and a product or service that it produces. Assume this company is seeking to introduce the product or service into another country of your choosing. The product has been successful in the United States and in Europe. For: Burger King 1. Briefly describe the company and product/service. 2. An

International Logistics

A shipper obtains a marine policy covering the shipment of textiles from China to Poland. The declared value of the shipment was $15,000 although the real (market) value of the merchandise was $7,500. If the goods are lost at sea, is the insurance company liable for $15,000? Why?

Challenges and Opportunities in International Business

Your firm will expand internationally this year and will include in its management team those from the cultures and regions into which it expands. You must prepare the management team to adapt and change the American management training to fit those of other cultures. Put together a slide presentation for the management team, ex

Evaluating an International Business Statement

The study of international business is fine if you are going to work in a large multinational enterprise, but it has no relevance for individuals who are going to work in small firms. Evaluate this statement.

International Negotiation

Discuss how culture is like an iceberg. What are the main implications of this analogy and how do the implications affect cultural negotiation Assume you are speaking with a co-worker who complained about the problems he encounters when dealing with someone from another culture, what negotiation cultural considerations would

International business

Why do you think that the world's largest theme park operator, Walt Disney Company, was motivated to establish parks in Tokyo, Paris, and Hong Kong? What particular market characteristics of each of those sites do you think were especially attractive? If you were the CEO of the Disney corporation, would you establish additional

Yoshi about American cultural norms relevant to new automotive factory in US

Yoshi Yamakawa was raised and schooled in Kyoto, Japan. He was taught English during his Elementary and High School years. He has traveled abroad, mostly to S. E. Asia for business. Yoshi has accepted a position as plant manager of his Japanese firm's new automotive component factory in Northern Alabama. One of his first tasks i