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Strategic Analysis - Siemens Environment

An organization's external environment has three components: - The remote environment - The industry environment - The operating environment Considering "Siemens" as engineering pioneer and a technologically driven company. Can you conducting an Environmental Analysis and: - Describe several major changes that you expect

Strategic plan overview and Environmental analysis

A brief background of a restaurant such as McDonalds and their mission, vision, and values . Also an Environmental Analysis, an organization's external environment has three components: the remote environment, the industry environment, and the operating environment. Sample description of several major changes that they expect

Case Study - Citigroup

- Has Citigroup displayed adaptability in its attempt to expand operations in China - Citigroup has displayed adaptability in its attempt to expand operations in China - Citigroup has not displayed adaptability in its attempt to expand operations in China. Please elaborate your thoughts on each of these above listed issues

Successful Management in the 21st Century

1. Draw a systems diagram of the business showing the relationship between Rose Toys Activities, Inputs and outputs, Goals Measured performance, Environmental influences Strategies used 2. Identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the business in the case study data a

Globalization

I have a problem that I need help with. I need a minimum of 3-4 paragraphs with three different sources on the question listed below. All the help will be appreciated. With the rapid increase of globalization we have seen both supporters and opponents of this movement. Research their topics to discuss the pros and cons of

International Law & Business

Boullebaker grins at you and says it's time to expand your horizons to international law. He is making your responsible to write an article for the educational corporate client newsletter the firm produces. He says that your article should provoke the reader's interest, and be relevant to the needs of corporate clients who condu

Critical Success Factors of IBM

Implement a new strategic plan in relation to the IBM corporation and identify 5 Critical Success Factors for implementing this plan.

Management Information Systems - Electronic Commerce

Visit the following site: http://www.bplans.com Review the sample business plans, [link in the left-hand menu] and select any firm that does not have an existing or proposed Web presence (Examine the "products/services" section of the relevant plan to determine this). Complete the following steps for your selected com

Tariffs and Non-Tariff Barriers

Can you please help me understand how tariffs and non-tariff barriers work in global financial operations and its importance in managing risks? Can you please give some examples from real world events? Please give some recommendations from five different sites to choose from.

Culture and Globalization, Venezuela

Describe culture and economy before globalization in regards with Venezuela. Describe culture and economy after globalization including positive and negative changes, most relevant with Venezuela. Issues for other countries wishing to do business or travel to this country.

Globalization and Trade Economics

1. Professor Charles W.L. Hill says, "As used in this book, globalization refers to the shift toward a more integrated and interdependent world economy. Globalization has two main components: the globalization of markets and the globalization of production." Without rewording Hill's statement, give your definition of

International trade theory

You have just been appointed Vice President of Operations for a large American textile firm which manufactures a line of inexpensive fashion sportswear. The company's headquarters, design, and production facilities are located in North Carolina. Most of your employees are low-skilled workers, although the design and admini

Budget for a new international restaurant

Our team has a global venture project of opening up a restaurant in Hong Kong with a California cuisine. (Please see attachments for details). We desperately need a budget for this restaurant. Please see attached excel spreadsheet as a guide. Here are the instructions: Prepare a budget and financial overview for your

Regional trade organizations

What are regional trade organizations? Why are regional trade organizations established? Should a country join a regional trade organization? Why or why not? Please be specific.

Nike Debate

"Nike: The Sweatshop Debate" After reading the document attached regarding Nike and sweatshops, answer the questions in the attached document, summarize the strategic and operational challenges facing global managers illustrated in the selected case and comment on recent global developments affecting the company in this case

Organizational Behavior

Describe the role of technology, tradition, environment, and culture in organizations. What are some of the effects (outcomes) of each? Exercises Imagine that you have been asked to work in an unfamiliar industry or field, in an unfamiliar organization, one that you would not normally seek to be a part of. For example, if y

Multinational Market Strategies

1. Market entry strategies for big emerging markets typically anticipate significant levels of corruption in government and industry. Is this a legitimate concern for international marketers? Give some examples. 2. "Trade barriers are coming down all over the world." Do you agree or disagree with this statement and explain y

ethnocentric, polycentric and geocentric

1. What are the main advantages and disadvantages of the ethnocentric, polycentric and geocentric approaches to MARKETING strategy globally? When is each approach appropriate? 2. What is the DIFFERENCE between ethics and social responsibility? Do you think social responsibility for a multinational corporation is something be

Global Management - Cross Cultural Negotiations

1. I am an American citizen, how should my negotiation strategy reflect my cultural values? 2. How should I construct a negotiation strategy to appeal to the cultural values of my negotiation counterparty?

Metal Container Industry

I need help on Homework question? Details are attached Question: Prepare an analysis of the metal container industry that includes: ? A vertical chain for the metal container industry. ? A potential industry earnings (PIE) analysis that discusses the effect of various factors (including the six forces) on the metal

Multinational Marketing Regions and market GROUP

1. USA and EU: what are the implications if the US enters into an agreement with the EU and also enters an agreement with APEC? 2. NOT part of a trade group: what will become of those countries that are not part of trade group? 3. Japan's role in Asia: As a regional group continue to grow in importance, what do you think

Business Ethics

Blowing the whistle is a long, tough slog in which people sacrifice careers, friends, and job security to do what they believe is right. While we may very much admire people who have the courage to blow the whistle, some of my research strongly indicates that public whistle blowing can damage both organizational and family live

Tariffs and Trade Restrictions

You have been asked by the Budapest board of regents to speak at a conference on tariffs and trade restrictions from the view point of the U.S. and international community. Include in your presentation information about the tariff and trade restrictions facing your company, different models for acquisition of goods, and larger d

Global Business and Trade Agreements

1. How can you identify sources of economic strength that can generate profitable business opportunities in a remote environment? 2. How do you paraphrase the assumption that "economic activity rests on legal/cultural foundation?" 3. What types of business opportunities could you identify through NAFTA, APEC, MERCOSUR, and