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The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

Economic Changes and NAFTA

1. List some of the economic changes that have taken place in Mexico from 1993-2003? Do you think NAFTA has helped the Mexican economy? 2. Many Asian cultures have a more holistic approach than their Western counterparts. How might this holistic approach affect their negotiation process? 3. Why are sociology, psychology, and

Strengths, Weaknesses and Issues

I am doing a research paper and need some help with a SWOT Analysis for the following countries (please provide resources): CUBA, PUERTO RICO, JAMAICA, BAHAMAS, BERMUDA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HAITI and CAYMAN ISLANDS -Economic strengths of the country ( cost of labor, ..... ) -Current weaknesses / problems ( infrastructur

Regional Info for Caribbean Islands - Greater Antilles

I need to do a research paper and I am looking for assistance in gaining all the raw material so I may put this together. I need a lot of data (please provide resources): CARIBBEAN ISLANDS- GREATER ANTILLES CUBA, PUERTO RICO, JAMAICA, BAHAMAS, BERMUDA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HAITI and CAYMAN ISLANDS Regional Information:

International Social Responsibility

International Social Responsibility Discuss in detail the concepts, facts and opinions of international social responsibility. Explain in detail the role it plays in the relationship between a company and its host country?

Reasonable Profit Margins and Government Permits

Please help with the following problem. When the dollar was strong, and it could no longer earn a reasonable profit margin on European sales, Osmose International gave up its government permits to sell its chemical wood preservatives in much of Europe. "Why pay for a permit when you can't sell anything there anyway?" explain

The World Trade Organization (WTO) and China

The World Trade Organization (WTO) admitted China as a member in Doha Qatar in 2001. The admission of China to the WTO has been discussed widely by the private sector, governments, non-governmental organizations and different interest groups. Do you support WTO's decision?

Global Business - Globalizaton, Porter's Diamond theory

Answer each question in one complete paragraph. Make it complete and logical. This needs to be more than just a few words. 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:

Airtran Airways - Break Even Analysis

I need assistance with the following analysis: Identify any activity within AirTran Airways where you can apply breakeven analysis. You must be able to define: A unit of measurement for the activity Revenue per unit for the activity Variable costs for the activity Fixed costs for the period in the activity If yo

Powerpoint - parabolic trough solar systems import to China

Please help me so that I can: Create a 15-20 slide with speaker notes analyzing why parabolic trough solar systems would be a good product to import to China. Include at least 3 resources. It should include Introduction description of target market **GNP/capita **GNP/capita growth rate **Size of market Market screen

Market Screening

Resources: and Appendix A ? Visit to select a region and country to review for your final project. ? Inform your instructor of the country and product you chose for the final project. (I was thinking region 4 put need help

A unique franchise in the US and global business environment.

This is my first class and I do not know anything about International Business, can you please help me with this assignment? ? Write a proposal for opening and operating a unique franchise business in your community. Based on the following below. ? Relate the importance of systems and components that shape the structure and

World Trade Organization Analysis

Hello, I need help with the following analysis of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In your analysis, include the following: - Explain its role in promoting international trade. - Cite at least one recent example reflecting the organization's involvement in promoting international trade. - Compare and contrast the role of t

Business Environment and Culture of Potential Markets

Provide a brief overview of the company and why the country you selected may be a potential market. You have been asked to evaluate the country you selected as a potential market for your product(s)/service(s) and present your findings to other managers of the organization in a memo. In your memo, be sure to address the foll

International Monetary System

Please help with the following: 1(a) What are the alleged advantages of a fixed over a flexible exchange rate system? How do advocates of flexible exchange rates respond? (b) What overall conclusion can be reached on whether flexible or fixed exchange rates are preferred? 2. What is meant by a crawling peg system? How can

Is Starbucks' Mission (vision, goals, objectives) aligned with its strategies?

Is Starbucks' Mission (vision, goals, objectives) aligned with its strategies? In other words, can Starbucks grow to a 23 Billion Dollar Corporation, yet maintain its entrepreneurial character? Visit the Starbucks Website and identify their Mission statement and analyze it. Then read the following two articles about Starb

Mini Case: Your Organization is Undergoing a Change

Mini Case: Your organization is undergoing a change in top leadership. You are on the committee that is responsible for determining the compensation (salary plus incentives) for the new CEO. What should his/her bonus be tied to? How will you keep him/her from trying to maximize short-term performance at the expense of both long-

Global Business, Investments, HR

Please see attached which I need some help on. It is important for managers involved in global business to realize the role of international institutions in global markets. As a global manager, explain what that means to you and how the international institutions help your global business. Offshore outsourcing is currentl

Brazil and Bio-fuels

Request attached. Information on Brazil and their use of bio-fuels. ? Pro's of bio-fuels ? How/if they changed over from dependence on oil to bio-fuels (has it been successful and if so how successful) ? the history; when, how, why Brazil made the decision to try bio-fuels ? History and policy of biodiesel in Brazil ?

Personnel Selection Process for an Executive Assistant for the New President

Download and read Job Descriptions. You need to hire the Executive Assistant for the new President. No job description exists for this position, but the position needs to be filled quickly. You obviously want to make a good impression on this assignment and fill the job with a top-notch candidate. Review the above linked article