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Legal and Ethical Decision-Making: GreatestColas

GreatestColas is a U.S.-based multi-national corporation (MNC) with operations in the Americas, China, and Europe. As Director of Sales and Marketing, you have successfully led GreatestColas' North American division to record sales, both in terms of volume and revenue. You have surpassed all of the division's goals in terms of g

Economics

Environmentalists argue that trade liberalization harms the environment. The decisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in particular have been the subject of much criticism. Carbaugh has described environmentalists' three primary assertions (Carbaugh, 2005): - Trade liberalization conflicts with morally-conscious environm

International Business

1. What are some reasons businesspeople and business students should be aware of important international organizations? 2. Even though the UN is best known for peacekeeping missions, it has many agencies involved in activities affecting businesses. Do these activities justify support for the UN? Would it be better if the ac

International Trade Opportunities for Workers

In a committee meeting of the United Nations you are considering the following questions: When is international trade an opportunity for workers? When is it a threat to workers? What are some of the major challenges confronting the international trading system?

Case Study: The Politics of Trade in Steel

Case: The Politics of Trade in Steel In March 2002, President George W. Bush imposed sweeping tariffs ranging from 8 percent to 30 percent on a range of steel imports from foreign producers. The tariffs were scheduled to remain in place until March 2005. The move was an attempt to rescue an industry that has been shrinking f

Mission, Vision, and Values of Pfizer Inc.

A. Identify the organization for which you would like to complete or are considering completing a strategic plan. You may focus this study on a specific department, group, division, or function, within the organization. b. Provide a brief background of this organization, including its products/services and customers. c. Look

Globalization Questions

What is globalization, what are some of the traditional international trade theories that support the concept? List the major drivers of globalization with three examples of each. Explain at least four effects of globalization that impact the community an organizations. What are some of major regional trading blocs and specif

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

Explain the relation between trade and world output

Explain the relation between trade and world output. Describe the broad pattern of international trade. If the nations world were to suddenly cut off all trade with one another, what products might you no longer be able to obtain in the US? Choose one other country and identify the products it would need to do without.

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

Scanning the Environment - Boeing EFAS/IFAS

Please list all resources, as I will need then to further explore your responses. 1. Log into www.boeing.com. Search the Library and the Internet and develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) Table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) Table. It is important that you submit with your tables a descrip

Canada Country Analysis

Canada Country Analysis 1. List 5 opportunities and/or threats that could result from SOCIAL or CULTURAL factors in Canada. List how other companies have adapted or overcome these factors. 2. List 5 opportunities and/or threats that could result from POLITICAL factors in Canada. List how other companies have adapted or o

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

Ford Motor Company Challenges

Ford Motor Company challenges Utilizing Ford Motor Company and using your professional experience identify five major HR challenges either currently facing the industry or projected for the near future. Once these challenges are identified, answer each of the following: a. Explain why each challenge is important to or

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.

Internet Marketing Strategies for Apple Dell and Gateway

Your manager has asked you to investigate the internet marketing strategies used by the company's major competitors. Consider Apple, Dell and Gateway. 1. What market segment(s) seem to be targeted by the company? 2. What is/are the most important customer benefit(s) stressed? 3. How does the company attempt to connect

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.

WTO and Globalization

Although China has recently been admitted to the WTO, many people are still concerned about human rights abuses and working conditions for laborers. Your company has the opportunity to open a facility in Shanghai which will dramatically reduce costs of production. What do you think is the right thing to do and why?

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