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The Multinational Corporation

Wiley's Estimated Cost of Equity

Wiley, Inc., an MNC, has a beta of 1.3. The U.S. stock market is expected to generate an annual return of 11 percent. Currently, Treasury bonds yield 2 percent. Based on this information, what is Wiley's estimated cost of equity?

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

Oracle-Sun Merger Discussion

Oracle-Sun Merger Technology giants Oracle recently announced their intention to purchase Sun Microsystems for over seven billionaires. It is not clear if the merger will go through - it still has various regulatory hurdles to cross but perhaps by the time you are completing this assignment the merger will have already gone t

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

Effective Cash Management in a MNC

Discuss the pros and cons of a MNC having a centralized cash manager handle all investment and borrowing for all affiliates of the MNC versus each affiliate having a local manager who performs the cash management activities of the affiliate.

Multinational corporation

What is a multinational corporation? What are some constraints facing today's multinational corporations? Predict how joint ventures and international mergers might address those constraints. 300 words

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

Slumdog Millionaire. The process of watching this movie or TV show should provide you with a unique cultural experience. Watch this movie / TV show and use your reactions as part of your response to the following topic: Define ethnocentrism and how it affects individuals, societies, and multinational corporations. Your paper should provide a comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism. You should use your cultural experience of watching the selected movie or TV show to discuss the affect of ethnocentrism on individuals, societies and multinational corporations. Please feel free to use any person experiences which you may have had visiting different countries around the world as part of this paper. However, do not let your personal experiences with other cultures be the focal point of this paper. The focal point of the paper is your cultural experience watching the selected movie or TV show and then your comprehensive overview of the concept of ethnocentrism. Your response should be 2-3 pages. ? Recognize the causes and effects of social inequality, including racism, sexism, and systems of social stratification. ? Examine social behavior and its influences.

Would this movie be good? Slum Dog Millionaire Movie? Or do you have something and can write so I can go watch and evaluate that effectively communicates the culture, values and norms of a society which is different from your own. Ideally this movie or TV show would be a foreign film complete with subtitles. The movie or TV show

Translation Exposure- Global Risk Management

I have to answer the questions below in 250 words. I have been reading the chapter and don't fully understand these questions: Would a more established MNC or a less established MNC be better able to effectively hedge its given level of translation exposure? Why?

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