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International Business Strategy

Shell in Nigeria

Given the high political risk in Nigeria, why doesn't Shell go somewhere? Note: The source should be cited.

Gassner's vision for BMG International

Harvard Business Case: 9-494-055 October 20, 1995 Rudi Gassner and the Executive Committee of BMG International (A) 1. What was Gassner's original strategy for BMG-I? Why did he change it? 2. How does the change affect the various divisions of BMG-I? 3. How would you evaluate Gassner as a leader? 4. Is the Execu

Trade Restrictions

Please help with the following problem. Child labor, insignificant wages, poor working conditions, etc....are common practices in many countries in the world. When the first world, decided to fight these practices by imposing trade restrictions and fines on those companies that use these methods. What is the effect on those

Market Screening

Visit to select a region and country to review for the final project. List the country and product you choose for the final project. Complete the market screening portion of your final project using the sources of information that relate to your selected country found on the Bu

International business culture and communication multi country culture.

MATS has tele-employees (employees who work remotely through e-mail and other forms of communication) all over the world with cultural backgrounds from both high and low context cultures. Karl wants you to design a presentation that will be delivered virtually to help different cultures understand each other better. Your pre

Global Business Evaluate Various Exit Strategies.

I need some help in evaluating various business strategies for Canada. We are a company who has created a joint venture relationship: I need help in evaluating the various exit strategies in Canada; e.g. divestiture of assets, handing over business to joint venture business partner, or shut down the operation and finally what wo

US Role in World Economy

1. Describe the U.S. role in the world economy. 2. With respect to international business, What is the Triad? What is the Quad? Why are they important to international business?

Exporting and Importing

Post your response to the following: There are many reasons a company would choose to export their products to a different country. Likewise, there are also many reasons a company would choose to import products from another country. Imagine that you are the manufacturer of a product. What are two potential reasons you may c

Employee relations and international business expansion

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words. Organizations face many challenges as a result of a merger or acquisition. Describe potential challenges that may arise in employee relations and provide recommendations for addressing them to help the combined organization succeed.

Products for Taiwan - Smog/Sewer Issues

What is a good product to export to Taiwan to help with the smog and sewer problem? What effect might the economic and socioeconomic forces within that country have on the product's potential?

International busineess

How dangerous is it for a company looking to expand globally to ignore the forces that exist?

International Business: Over Sea Projects

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. Things can and do go wrong with international business deals and overseas projects. What do you think are viable or smart exit plans - when things go wrong?

Global Business

I am writing a paper introducing an internal computer modem into China. I have proposed contracting to have parts of the modem & microchip(s) manufactured from a company like SMIC, then having a local company mount the chips onto a printed circuit board and put the modem together. Finally it would be packed into a box (it's own

Business/Economic Questions

1. Brief summary of the article and its impact on administration within a public organization. Be sure to provide reference information for this article. Aaronson, Susan Ariel (2003), Courting international business, The International Economy, Spring, Pp 63-64 The article discusses the human rights obligations of the g


Please examine the website of one of these international / regional lending institutions. What jumps off the site? --African Development Bank --Export Import Bank --World Bank --International Monetary Fund --Asian Development Bank

The International Court of Justice (The World Court)

The International Court of Justice (The World Court), located at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands), was established in conjunction with the United Nations in 1946. The World Court has two primary functions: (1) settle in accordance with international law the legal disputes brought to it by individual countries and (2)

Future Conflicts between International Cultural Groups

Define cognitive dissonance in international relationships. Give reasons and examples for your definition. The most important conflicts of the future will occur along the cultural fault lines separating the Western, Confucian, Japanese, Latin American, Hindu, Slavic-Orthodox, and possibly African civilizations from one ano

Evaluate various exit strategies for Chiquita Banana

I am proposing a business venture for Chiquita Banana to expand to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa to establish banana plantations. I need help with the following: Evaluate various exit strategies, such as divestiture of assets; handing over to joint venture partner, diversification, or shutting down operation,

Synchronous Manufacturing

What is synchronous manufacturing? What are the advantages and what are the disadvantages. What problems can I foresee in putting synchronous manufacturing in place?

International Business

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 300 words and include a reference. What are the different promotion/product strategies available to the international marketer?

Global Business

What measures should a company consider before going global?