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Develop a corporate profile for the Boeing Company

Develop a corporate profile for the Boeing Company. Address the following discussion questions: 1. What are benefits to Boeing of outsourcing so much work on the 787 to foreign suppliers? What are the potential risks? Do the benefits outweigh the risk? 2. In 2007 and 2008 Boeing ran into several well-publicized issues w

Working with a Multicultural Virtual Team

You work for Nike, a global company. You just learned that you were assigned to a virtual team whose mission is to assess the feasibility of Nike's making an inexpensive shoe that can be sold in Brazil. The team consists of twelve members. Three of the members work in the United States (two in Beaverton, Oregon, and one in New Y

Risk Tolerant and Risk Averse

Q1: Choose an organization you work for or one that you are familiar with. Tell us whether you feel the organization is "risk tolerant" or "risk averse" and why. Provide an example to support your belief. response is 251 words

International Business: Nike

Discuss the following about NIKE: 4.Does it standardize products or adapt them for different markets? 5.What type of organizational structure does it have? 6.Which of the two types of international strategy does it seem to follow? 7.Does the company make use of work teams? response is 544 words including referen

Major Concerns and Considerations for International Expansion

Kellogg Company (you know them as Kellogg's, makers of Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and a variety of other cold cereal products) celebrated its 100th anniversary a few years ago in 2006. As with many companies, it has attempted to expand internationally. Assume that Kellogg's decides to enter India with its line of cold cereals.

Develop a spreadsheet

The ABC Floral Shop sold the following number of geraniums during the last 2 weeks: Day Demand Day Demand 1 200 8 150 2 134 9 182 3 157 10 197 4 165 11 136 5 177 12 163 6 125 13 157 7 146 14 169 Develop a spreadsheet to answer the following ques

International Business: EBay

Despite the difficulties, many technology companies experienced when the dot-com bubble burst - Internet commerce (e-business) is here to stay. For full details on the question and an alternate response/additional response you can review the question on Posting 65167 of the Solution Library. 583 words.

Importance of International Peace and Security

? The importance of an International peace and security on a local and global level? ? The frame work of the standards of the above mentioned including economic, political, legal, and global warming? ? Previos and present and possible predictible future scenarious to provide as evidence of the breach/importance of such securi

Emancipation of minors in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Ohio

Using an internet search engine (e.g. Google or Yahoo) search for "emancipation of minors" in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Compare the procedures of these three states with Michigan law:  Are there circumstances when emancipation is automatic?  Must the minor reside with an adult?  Does the m

Global Business Preparations

Prepare an executive business plan for investing in the Japanese market. Your business plan should include; recommendations, conclusions on investing there, and cover the current economic situation in Japan. Include at least one in-text citation 432 words, two references

International Business People Minerals or Petroleum Fields

International businesspeople, unless they are in the business of refining minerals or petroleum, have no need to concern themselves with the world developments in natural resources. Agree or disagree with this assertion and explain your reasoning.

International Business: Explain cultural adjustments for a product or service

First, select any product or service. Then, select a foreign country where you would like to sell this product or service. Identify key cultural characteristics in this country and compare them with those of your home country. Explain the adjustments you will have to make to your product or service and your way of doing busines

Article summary - Japan Battles Soaring Yen

I have a Wall Street Journal article entitled: Japan Battles Soaring Yen, from August 31, 2010... Link - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703669004575458510641913260.html Please help me summarize this article (include comment and analysis). Thanks!

US manufacturer of disposable diapers for Brazilian market

Imagine you are the marketing manager for a U.S. manufacturer of disposable diapers. Your firm is considering entering the Brazilian market. Your CEO believes the advertising message that has been effective in the United States will suffice in Brazil. Your CEO also believes that the pricing decisions in Brazil can be left to

Alienware Computers: Facilities and Structure

Research an international company- Alienware Computers 3. Are its production facilities centralized or decentralized? 5. What type of organizational structure does it have? Cite; add references; use APA format.

Type of organization structure would be of most value

A small manufacturing firm believes there is a market for handheld tools that are carefully crafted for local markets. After spending two months in Europe, the president of this firm believes that his company can create a popular line of these tools. What type of organization structure would be of most value to this firm in

Sweat Shops for Global Businesses

Stossel â?" are sweat shops good? How can anyone disagree about the â??ethicsâ? of paying workers a â??reasonable â?? wage? Listen to both sides of the argument? So how should companies manage their offshore manufacturing facilities, and/or there offshore subcontractors? video------http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J

Impact on of individual employee's personalities

Scenario: You are the newly promoted Manufacturing Coordinator, reporting directly to the Director of Operations at Universal Products, International (UPI) a medium sized manufacturer of high-end consumer electronics components. You have several years of increasing responsibility in UPI, working your way up from a production

What are the trends in international political systems?

Political ideology has an effect on international business and trade. Compare and contrast the features of totalitarianism, democracy and individualism and collectivism and their influence on international trade. What are the trends in international political systems? Will democracy and individualism grow/ decline in the

Outline of Dr. Nancy Padian's Impact on RTI International

Based on your own independent research, I selected Dr. Nancy Padian, PhD as an individual who I believe to be a creative thinker. Based on Dr. Padian, prepare a detailed outline of my selected creative thinker's impact on RTI International. APA format, and include reference page.

Can you help me with this power point

Your organization (you may select any organization you wish, real or fictional) is considering investing in the Philippines, and you have been asked to give a presentation on this opportunity. In the presentation, you need to address the following: Investigate the economy of the Philippines and its neighbors (be sure to cite

International Taxation for United States Corporation

Problems: 1. Galaxy Inc, a US Corporation, is engaged in the business of rendering engineering and project management services in Country A. Galaxy also licenses certain Country A patents to clients for use in connection with project in which Galaxy is involved. Country A has no generally applicable income tax. It does, howeve

Internatonal Taxation

Problems 1. African art Traditions, Ltd, ("Traditions") is a long-established, family-owned company organized and operated in a West African country to purchase art objects produced by artists and craftsmen in West Africa and sell them to tourists visiting the country. Traditions has never sold such objects in the United States