I have selected IBM as A Company with Global Operations. and I need to do the following below.
1). Discuss the firm's activities outside the U.S.
2). Identify which economic concepts, such as comparative advantage, apply to your firm.
3). Explain how these economic concepts can be used to address the firm's problems and opportunities?
4). I dentify which economic and political policies affect your firm and explain how they impact business decisions.
5). How does your firm use technology to strategic advantage?
6). Discuss the impact of globalization on the firm's cost structure, markets, currency risk, and overall strategy.
7). Be sure to provide a definition of globalization in your answer.
THE resource is Hoover's Pro.
USE the Internet to find information
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1) IBm has global presence in 75 countries with over 329,000 employees.
(Source: http://www-1.ibm.com/press/PressServletForm.wss?MenuChoice=fastfacts&TemplateName=ShowFastFactsList&Menichoice=fastfacts&ApplicationSequence=). It is the world's largest information technology company. It is one of the world's largest research organization in thw world with over 3000 scientists working in six countries. IBM provides IT consulting, equipments and other information technology related services to firms worldwide. In countries like India, IBM has developed huge research and development infrastructure to develop new and innovative solutions.
2) IBM has used globalization to its best possible extent. By establishing its presence in over 175 countries, it has made a huge leap in the field of information technology. Moreover, it has used the concept of comparative advantage to its advantage by taking innovative steps like outsourcing its research and development function ...
IBm has global presence in 75 countries with over 329,000 employees. It is one of the world's largest research organization in the world with over 3000 scientists working in six countries. IBM provides IT consulting, equipments and other information technology related services to firms worldwide.