An American sales manager of a large Japanese manufacturing firm in the United States sold a multimillion-dollar order to an American customer. The order was to be filled by headquarters in Tokyo. The customer requested some changes to the product's standard specifications and a specified deadline for delivery. Because the fi
Taraneh Assadipour walked briskly through the international arrival terminal of the Orly Airport in Paris. Her flight from Tehran had landed a few minutes earlier and Taraneh, accompanied by her 13-year-old daughter Shireen, was back in the city she had known as an undergraduate student, more than 20 years ago. She felt exhauste
PART I Artifacts of our own cultures surround us. From art and music to architecture and literature, from philosophy and religion to laws and economics, we live among cultural artifacts that have deep roots. Select the single cultural artifact that you believe best represents the culture in which you live today. Present a
Analyze and interpret the following quotation: "Worldwide, non-Western cultures faced fundamental challenges to their cultural identities" not so much a re-centering of culture but a decentering of culture" (Sayre, 2010, p.419). The explosion of European colonization and empire building in the 17th and 18th centuries resulte
When establishing a new division internationally, what type of of policies should HR make when adjusting the to US procedures or vice versa? How should a company address the cultural differences when an expat transfers to a foreign country...who should adjust to the cultural differences. Should the Expat adj
Prepare a report with APA style, with references in the text, addressing the following situations: o A US electronics (TVs, stereos, etc.) manufacturing firm needs to conduct a strategic planning session with a major local supplier in China to make decisions on operating in that country. What are the potential issues/major barriers to effective communications and negotiations between the US firm and the foreign supplier? Recommend actions the US firm should take to address these issues. Provide supporting rationale. o For this same foreign country, the US firm is planning on assigning a US manager to supervise operations for the first year. As compared to the US workforce, what motivational factors might be different for the foreign workforce? Explain why. o Use at least two data sources about the foreign country to support your conclusions.
What are the potential issues/major barriers to effective communications and negotiations between the US firm and the foreign supplier? When East meets West the potential for misunderstandings, miscommunication and conflict is very real and almost unavoidable. Chinese culture, as is true in most eastern societies, values r
Background information of Congo (Brazzavilla). What is the geographical information, values, tradition, progress, technology, and other related information?
For my doctoral course this summer entitled Global & Multicultural Trading, I just completed a final literature review, for the topic of an "Analysis of Chinese Markets."
The purpose of this paper (e.g. literature review, biblography) is utilized in order to examine the characteristics of Chinese culture which are different from the West (in terms of multicultural marketing) and to examine, the legal, political, social and economic implications of Chinese multicultural marketing and trading.
What are the love/hate relationships the US and Saudi Arabia share? What relationship does the US have with Saudi Arabia?
Why do you think there is such a difference between human population growth in developed and developing countries? What are some of the social and economic problems that these differences in growth rates cause?
Please discuss human trafficking in a Middle Eastern country.
This solution provides the student with an understanding of the negotiation process and investigates the effects that culturally based value systems have on the various stages of the negotiation process.
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 following: ? Provide a brief overview of the company and why the country you selected may be a potential ma
Introduction: McDonald's exemplifies American influence as part of economic globalization. Tasks: To what extent and how is McDonald's: An expression of American culture? An expression of a global culture? Support your answer with concrete examples from the extract attached below.
Review China's population policy on the following Website. http://maps.unomaha.edu/Peterson/funda/Sidebar/ChinaPop.html How do you feel about this policy? What types of benefits and downfalls could you see happening with this type of policy? What impacts could it have on the population both scientifically and socially?