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The Multinational Corporation

Describe and discuss examples of MNC structure types

In this module, you learned about the following MNC organizational structures: Domestic structure plus export department Domestic structure plus foreign subsidiary Global structure Global functional structure Global product structure Research the Internet to cite an

development, and implementation of the planned curriculum

Based on your experience with the activity, address the following questions: Suppose you were asked to design a sales curriculum for a large multinational corporation instead of a brick and mortar school. Identify the critical decision makers What responsibility does each decision maker have in the design, development, an

Structure, control, and monitoring system

You are representing a Japanese parent company setting up a new international joint venture (IJV) in Sweden. There has been some debate over the type of control system the company should use. Task: Present a top-level business plan to the parent company's executive board delineating a set of controls and monitoring systems fo

Multinational Corporations and Management Information

What is meant by a multinational corporation (MNC)? Give 2 examples of MNCs that are U.S. based, and 2 that are based elsewhere but operate in the U.S. The world of international business and management changes quickly. Discuss 2 actions that managers might take to stay well informed.

Director of IHRM Program: Training Areas for Expatriate Managers

As training director of a U.S. based IHRM program, what do you feel would be the three most important areas that should be included in a program for training expatriate managers who will be sent to developing countries where English is not a primary language?

Customers, multinational operations and confidentiality

Assume I am an intern such as a business assistant for a company while I am in school. I need to prepare a journal as below: 1. Write a report about project manager's customers is and why they need to pay attentions for their needs. The outcome will impact their success in their organizations. 2. Write a report about the

International Competitiveness: The Corning-Vitro Venture

Read the Case Study entitled, Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Corning-Vitro Joint Venture on pages 222-223. Then, answer the Questions for Review at the end of the case. The case is provided on the following link, please answer the questions provided at the end of the case: http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/29067842/806832098

Honda and General Motors

1) Get annual reports for Honda and GM and see how many plants they have worldwide.. How many do they have in Brazil, India, China, and Russia... We can then make comparison to toyota.. 2) Exactly how much have sales (number of units and / or revenue) has slipped for Toyota and Honda this year vs last year... 3) Get

PPQ Parts: Issues relating to global expansion

Consider the following scenario: PPQ Parts has determined that for the company to expand globally over the next several years, its managers must be properly trained in multiculturalism and diversity management. PPQ Parts executives must be aware of any political and economic concerns that may arise during the expansion.

Pros and cons or corporate social responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility - Should I care? If it's good for me-- well, that's good enough for me. Should corporations adopt policies of social responsibility? Are multinational corporations free from moral obligations? Are profits the only business of business? Do Consumers need a credit card Bill of Rights? I

IBM International Job Search, recruitment strategies, optimal mix of employees

Review the job listings at a multinational organization. Write a paper in which you address the following for: IBM: http://www.ibm.com/ibm/us/en/; http://www.ibm.com/ibm/values/us/ Use the listing below as headings in your papers. o Outline the recruitment strategies the organization uses. o Explain how the org

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Cracking Down on Bribery for Business On January 19, 2007, the managers of seven multinational corporations operating in China received some bad news: the Shanghai police announced the rest of 22 business people on suspicion of bribery. Shady deals are nothing new in China-the country's complex anti-bribery laws a

Spoilage, Quality Improvement Program, Performance Measurements

1. Spoilage can be a significant cost for many organizations. Discuss when spoilage might happen and how the costs of normal spoilage get allocated. 2. A quality improvement program is very costly to implement across a large corporation. Why do they do it? Explain. 3. Discuss the issues and complications that may arise whe

Socioeconomic Classes

Why do socioeconomic classes represent another aspect of diversity affecting North American identities? Should multinational companies comply with and enforce US laws only, or should they align their operations with international laws?

Large Corporations and Considerations for Poor Countries

About 50% of the world population (about 3 billion out of 6 bn) live with less than two dollars a day...that includes food, shelter, clothing, entertainment, medicine, education etc. Large populations in sub-Saharan Africa live with less than one dollar a day. These countries require at least basic computers, health services,

Conducting international business

A major producer of plastics in the United States is about to expand its business. As part of this expansion, it will begin to sell its products in Europe and Asia. In addition, it plans to open a plant in Asia. Jerry, the President and CEO, is concerned; he has heard many stories of companies that have tried to expand globally

Need help answering questions

Please help I am stuck on case questions. Included is the case study, and questions. Answers need to be around 1 to 2 paragraphs long depending on the answer, could be 3. Questions 1. From Johannes' point of view, what was his intention in sending the email? 2. What was the effect of his editing the email to "stick to

Joint Ventures on the Internet

Write about joint ventures using one Internet site of any multinational corporation to demonstrate their particular involvement in this area.

Sony analyze human capital of Sony

Analyze the human capital of Sony, i.e., the organizational culture, philosophy and composition of the top management team, international mentality (e.g., ethnocentric vs. geocentric), personnel solutions for international operations, role of country managers, etc. Analyze the MNC and its subsidiary from an international managem