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International Business & Overseas Assignment in Foreign Country

Imagine you are going overseas to complete your first business assignment in a foreign country. What will you do to prepare for ethical dilemmas you might face in that country? What ethical situations might you encounter? If you were the manager of an employee going overseas, what would you do to prepare your employee for ethica

International Business

See the Multimedia activity on Ethics in International Business. Then read the case study about Geletx and Jed's concerns about the office in Lima, Peru. Research the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and then discuss whether this situation would be a violation of FAPA. What do you think that Jed should do? **See attachme

Alternative to Trade Restrictions

Is there an alternative to trade restrictions that might make more economic sense? We certainly need defence industries, and we must protect the from import competition by placing restrictions on competitive import. Is this true or false?

The answer to Global Organization

1. Examine of the different types of business plans of a global organization. (300 words) 2. Who would you invite to a meeting to discuss your organization's global expansion objectives? Why would you invite each participant? What would be your selection criteria? How would you setup the agenda for the meeting? (200 words)

Exporting Mexican Sauce to Australia

Please answer each question and cite your references. It is time to bring together some of the critical costs involved in exporting and selling our Mexican sauce in Australia. Consider one pound of sauce. Then research, estimate and discuss the following: 1. The average landing cost at the port of destination (Note:

Relevance of global markets, political & economic history

Please do not post previous answers. Please explain in detail. 250 words each #1. The study of global business is relevant if you work or plan to work in a large multinational company, but it has little or no significance for individuals who work in smaller national firms. Do you agree or disagree? Defend your argument wi

Should the firm favor concentrated manufacturing or decentralized manufacturing?

Can you help me get started with this assignment? A chemical firm is considering how best to supply the world market for sulfuric acid. A manufacturing plant costs approximately $20 million to construct and requires a moderately skilled workforce. The total value of the world market for this product over the next 10 years i

International business

What is PM Company's optimal organizational structure? How does it impact PM Company's international market expansion plans? How would it change as PM Company adopts additional international market expansion strategies? How long and what will it take to actually change the organizational structure?

Goal at U.S airports handling international flights

Please provide answers to the problem questions. thank you. 1. The goal at U.S airports handling international flights is to clear these flights in 45 minutes. Lets interpret this to mean that 95% of the flights are cleared in 45 minutes, so 5% of the flights take longer to clear. Lets also assume that the distribution is app

Due to the fact that those businesspeople deployed by the firm for international business assignments have not been highly successful in recent weeks, you have been asked to provide briefings to orien

I need help to get start with 2 pages of the following: - Due to the fact that those businesspeople deployed by the firm for international business assignments have not been highly successful in recent weeks, you have been asked to provide briefings to orient the next person sent abroad. Write a briefing that will assist a bu

Isabella has been talking about logistics to the manager of the plant in Mexico. He is concerned that his shipping department staff has not been correctly labeling shipments of pediatric HIV drugs

I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Write a 2 - 4 pages about the following article: - Details: Isabella has been talking about logistics to the manager of the plant in Mexico. He is concerned that his shipping department staff has not been correctly labeling shipments of pediatric HIV drugs

The Four Value Dimensions of Hofstedt

1) List and explain each of the Four Value Dimensions of Hofstedt; give examples of how an international company would strategize their product in relation to each of these dimensions.

Management in International Business

1250-1500 words Details: Your director at Formulae, Inc. has asked you to submit a detailed memo to his operating committee that addresses the major challenges that may present themselves as the company targets its expansion into Guatemala first and then into Mexico. Your detailed memo for the operating committee should incl

Formulae, Inc in International Business: targeted expansion into Guatemala

Details: Your director at Formulae, Inc. has asked you to submit a detailed memo to his operating committee that addresses the major challenges that may present themselves as the company targets its expansion into Guatemala first and then into Mexico. Your detailed memo for the operating committee should include the following:

International Business Communications

Create and power point on the following inter cultural communication strategies Clear communication and body movement. Your final show should be 8-10 slides (excluding title and reference slides) with speaker notes at a minimum of 200 words per slide.

Infrastructure evaluation

The time has come to select your two proposed target countries for EduTot's expansion. Please select two proposed countries for expansion. Your selection justification should discuss the following: *Evaluate the infrastructure of the target countries, and explain the ability of the country to distribute, promote, and properly

Global Business Strategies

China Mobile 1) Describe the legal, cultural, and ethical challenges that confront the global business presented in your selected case study which s China Mobile. 2) Determine the various roles that host governments played in this particular global business operation. 3) Summarize the strategic and operational challenge

Elasticity Sample Problems

Also, see the attached file. 9.) If there has been a 10 percent increase in consumer income between two periods, what was the percentage change in the demand for gasoline? (Hint: Use the income-elasticity values in Table 3-4.) Table 3-4 Estimated income elasticity of Demand Commodity Income Elasticity Gasoline (US

Factors Affecting Exchange Rates

In the 1990s, Russia was attempting to import more goods but had little to offer other countries in terms of potential exports. In addition, Russia's inflation rate was high. Explain the type of pressure that these factors placed on the Russian currency.

Effects of Tariffs

Assume a simple world in which the U.S. exports soft drinks and beer to France and imports wine from France. If the U.S. imposes large tariffs on the French wine, explain the likely impact on the values of the U.S. beverage firms, U.S. wine producers, the French beverage firms, and the French wine producers.

Effect of Inflation on Trade

A. How would a relatively high home inflation rate affect the home country's current account, other things being equal? b. Is a negative current account harmful to a country? Discuss.

Research a potential market

You own your own company and would like to "go global!" Research a potential market and product to get your export operations started and present your findings to potential investors. The product and country that I chose is automobile(cars) market in India. Create a 15-to 20-slide (plus one reference slide) Microsoft®

Dollar transaction exposure

1. Rolls-Royce, the British jet engine manufacturer, sells engines to U.S. airlines and buys parts from U.S. companies. Suppose it has accounts receivable of $1.5 billion and accounts payable of $740 million. It also borrowed $600 million. The current spot rate is $1.512/pound. a. What is Rolls-Royce's dollar transaction