Module 04: Critical Thinking
Disney in Asia
In the Disney is Asia case study (p. 273), many of the issues Disney had from the
start related to cultural challenges expanding into China. Using the
Problem Solving Model
outlined this week in the course content and video, how
would you make the following decisions?
Identify the problem
: What were the main issues described in
the case that were problematic?
Gather information to define the problem
: What were the
cultural challenges posed by Disney’s expansion into Asia?
: In your opinion, how could Disney
have resolved these issues?
Put the best solution into effect
: Of your alternatives, which
one do you think would work out best? Why?
Assess the effects of the solution