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The Multinational Corporation

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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

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,

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.


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

Discussing Business Ethics: Article Review

Find a journal article on Business Ethics, Stakeholder Management, and Multinational Corporations in the Global Environment and summarize the article while discussing how you may apply what you have learned from this article in your professional and personal life. Please include reference (website, author etc) to the article

Examining best business, cultural, and legal practices

You are the CEO for a transnational organization seeking to expand its global operations. The market analysis is favorable. It is important to develop an implementation plan going forward. - Resource: The Multinational Organization Paper - Review the country and company you chose in Week One. - Write a paper addressing th

Strategic Plan Analysis for Microsoft: management style, TQM

See attached file. Prepare a paper in which you evaluate Microsoft's mission, vision, goals, and objectives and discuss the relationship between quality and each of the following: a. Compare and contrast the management style at microsoft with the management style at an organization that has adopted Total Quality Management

Profitability, asset utilization, risk management, and cash flow management

I have to write at least 550 words in identify and provide a detailed explanation of which company "General Motors or Toyota" has been better managed from the perspective of profitability, asset utilization, risk management, and cash flow management I need help in writing and finding information on these two organizations.

Tax credits & net funds available to a MNC for foreign subsidary

P18-1 Tax credits A U.S. - based MNC's has a foreign subsidiary that earns $250,000 before taxes, with all the after-tax funds to be available to the parent in the form of dividends. The applicable taxes consist of a 33% foreign income tax rate, a foreign dividend withholding tax rate of 9%, and a U.S. tax rate of 34%. Ca

12 Finance multiple choice questions

12 Practice Finance Multiple Questions I need help on these questions. Please briefly explain how you got the answers. Thanks. 12 Practice Finance Multiple Questions I need help on these questions. Please briefly explain how you got the answers. Thanks. 1. The commonly accepted goal of the MNC is to: A) maximize short

Deferred Tax Method, Accounting Changes, Rationale for a Subsidiary

As the CPA for a large organization, your manager has asked you to provide information to outside CPAs who are examining a subsidiary that has been set up as a corporation. As part of their review, the CPAs have asked you to provide them with the following explanations: The methodology used to determine deferred taxes The p

International business and mergers

This week's chapter is about international business. one of last week's chapters was about merger. Of course, one of the logical consequences of these two is international merger/acquisition, or multi-national corporations . What do you think of the current trend toward this? Who does it benefit? Are there downsides? Is there

Ethical Challenges

Describe the legal, cultural, and ethical challenges that confront the global business presented in the attached case study. Determine the various roles that host governments played in this particular global business operation. Summarize the strategic and operational challenges facing global managers illustrated in your sele

(Mangerial Decision Making)

In 2001, Polaroid filed for bankruptcy protection. Investigate this filing. What caused the bankruptcy? Can it be traced to an escalation of commitment? 200-300 words APA

Securities Analysis: Investment Portfolios

Investment Portfolios are new & quite confusing to me. I have to write a 300 word essay on the Dow 30 organization - General Electric (GE) which I describe the securities that you I have selected for my portfolio - brief company history, financials, performance, and organization outlook. Be sure to examine the organizations' 10K

Internattional Finance

True/False ______ 1. Multinational financial management requires that financial analysts consider the effects of changing currency values. ____ 2. Legal and economic differences among countries, although important, do NOT pose significant problems for most multinational corporations when they coordinate and control worldwi

MCN's and social responsibilities

Could you please help explain the following questions? Why are MNCs get involved in social activities? Do they display a sense of social responsibility, or do they merely do good business? Does motivation matter if either way the effort contributes to society? Why or why not? What is the responsibility of the multination

Direct sales process of Dell Corporation

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Prepare a two-page bulleted outline on the direct sales process of Dell Corporation. Analyze the direct sales process giving reasons why you chose that data and analysis. Identify specific process improvement areas for the company's direct sales process. Establish and priori

Wealth Maximization for Read Scenario and Lester Electronics

I need a worksheet filled out based on the scenario attached. I also need the 2 questions at the end answered with no less than 100 words each. Wealth Maximization Concepts Worksheet Read Scenario One: Lester Electronics, Inc. (BELOW). As you read the scenario, think about some of the opportunities facing the companies in t

Give an example of one of the five constraints on international finance, the country it might happen in, and how you would recommend a multinational corporation should address this constraint.

7. Give an example of one of the five constraints on international finance, the country it might happen in, and how you would recommend a multinational corporation should address this constraint. 8. Benz purchased Chrysler many years ago. How has this benefited both companies? Do you think that this will happen to GM? W

Discussing Multinational Corporations

Please answer the following questions: - What is a multinational corporation? - What are some of the constraints facing today's multinational corporations? - Predict how joint ventures and international mergers might address some of those constraints.