Assume you are the top HR manager for a large international firm. The head of your company's operation in Japan has just resigned unexpectedly to take a job with another firm. You must decide on a replacement as quickly as possible. You have developed the following list of potential candidates for the job. Jack Henderson:
Need help understanding the slope of a regression line and if the conclusion is justified.
One problem for Americans is that they start learning foreign languages after they are adults which is the worst time to start. Children pick up foreign languages very easily and are able to pick up the correct accent as well. This is extremely hard for adults to do. Most Americans do not seriously start to learn a foreign lang
I would like to put some stress on adaptability as a necessary trait for doing business internationally. People who are fixed in their routines are unlikely to last long overseas since they will be unable to adapt to new situations, environments, foods and customs. Such people are likely to contribute to the currently high expat
Nonprofit interview questions 1. What are your primary needs for fundraising? 2. Do you have emergency funding or a pool of moneys for people to access in an emergency? 3. How much of your fundraising is conducted online? 4. What methods of online fundraising do you use? 5. Has the implementation of online fundraising pla
Read the two opposing views below. After you have read them, think carefully about which argument you support. Give a detailed explanation for making the choice that you did. Learning a Foreign Language: Still Useful? Disagree: The currently widespread and steadily growing prevalence of English signifies the end of the
Visit the Web site of the Intercultural Business Center (www.ib-c.com) and read about he cultural training services of this top-ranked company. One evaluative technique the firm offers is called the Global Mentality Test that measures a person's aptitude of doing business globally. What personality characteristics do you thi
Describe the critical link between the problem, research questions, and the research design.
What ethical considerations would you need to address in a proposed research? Are there any others?
Please help with creating a hypothetical situation. For my work, I am to pretend I am speaking with a colleague about the successes and struggles of my prisoner re-entry program designed to assist clients in finding employment following a recent program evaluation. During the dialogue I am to include the following element: 1.
Various types of data is collected as a part of comprehensive program development, including outcomes data, process evaluation data, human resource data, financial data, and compliance and quality improvement data. 1.Can you explain what each of the 5 data types are. Also, how would one go about analyzing it? 2. Who should
Read the case below and answer the questions that follow. P&G's Joy Makes an Unlikely Splash in Japan Anyone who thinks Japan doesn't offer opportunities for U.S consumer products should look at how quickly Procter & Gamble Co. has cleaned up in the country's dish-soap market. Until 1995, P&G, didn't sell dish soap i
Read the case below and answer the questions that follow. Pillsbury Presses Flour Power in India By MIRIAM JORDAN The Pillsbury Doughboy has landed in India to pitch a product that he had just about abandoned in America: plain old flour. Pillsbury, the Diageo PLC unit behind the pudgy character; has a raft of higher
I need at least a 200 word response to whether or not I agree with this answer to this question: Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, and weakens? Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, and strengthens? Please include in your list exporters, impor
Read the following case and respond to the questions. However, before you read the case, read the few sentences immediately below on the impact of currency fluctuations on a company's revenues. Currency fluctuations can wipe out profits for an international company. For example, If a Germany company plan to sell a machine for $
Read the following article on China's currency policy and give your opinion. Would it help or hurt the U.S. if China let its currency strengthen? The Costs Of China's Currency Policy In the depths of the recession, many critics of China's currency policy held their tongues. After all, that policy--which keeps the yuan artifici
Read the following article from the Economist, then link to the site for the 2012 Big Mac Index (http://www.maxi-pedia.com/Big+Mac+Index+2012) and then answer the questions that follow the article. WHEN our economics editor invented the Big Mac index in 1986 as a light-hearted introduction to exchange-rate theory, little did
After qualification of the vendor, at what point do you initiate a performance review? Does it make a difference if you measure their performance at the middle of the cycle or at the end? Why?
The following events occurred during the first month of operations for XYZ Ltd., a company specialised in providing carburetors to automobile manufacturers. Jan. 1st The shareholders invested £300,000 in cash, land worth £100,000 and a building worth £250,000 in exchange for common shares. Jan. 2nd In order to develop
Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, weakens? Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen strengthens? Please include in your list exporters, importers, consumers, tourists, international students among other stakeholders. To make sure that your a
A multinational (multidomestic strategy) means adapting products and marketing strategies to comply with cultural standards in the given market. A global strategy means offering the same product in all national markets with a very similar marketing strategy. For each of the strategies, list a company that employs that method an
Economic status of EU: I think one of the main considerations is the sheer size and wealth of the consumer market in Europe. We are accustomed to think of GDP rankings in terms of individual countries. When we do so, the U.S. is number 1, followed by China and then Japan. However, if we look at Europe as one entity, then i
While trade agreements are not designed to better the lot of the poor and disadvantaged, they actually CAN have that effect from what I can see. BusinessWeek had a cover story about Africa a few years ago titled "Can Greed Save Africa?" (http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2007-11-28/can-greed-save-africa). The point was th
A response to this: A multinational (multidomestic strategy) means adapting products and their marketing strategies in each national market to suit local preferences. A global strategy means offering the same product in all national markets with a very similar marketing strategy. Remember, a marketing strategy means the choi
Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 100 words in this solution. List three products that you have used within the past 24 hours. Your list might contain goods such as your toothpaste or your MP3 player and services such as an express mailing service, a cable/satellite TV program and so on. What strategy
Your company is considering expanding by opening new representative offices in the European Union (EU). Nevertheless, the size of the investment is significant and top management wishes to have a clearer picture of the current and probably future economic status of the EU. Prepare an executive summary describing the features y
You are the economic adviser to the president of Mexico. Labor unions and environmentalists in the United States are not the only ones speaking out against NAFTA. There continues to be opposition in Mexico by those complaining of a loss of national sovereignty and who feel that the income gap between the two countries will neve
"You can't tell consumers that the low price they are paying for that fax machine or automobile is somehow unfair because the selling company is dumping its products in the U.S. Consumers are not concerned with the profits of some company. To them, it's just a great bargain." Do you agree with this statement?
Several theories attempt to explain why firms undertake foreign direct investment. These theories include the international product life cycle theory, market imperfections theory, the eclectic theory and the market power theory. Which of these theories seem most appealing to you? Why is it appealing? Can you think of one or more