Effects+of+the+Financial+Crisis+on+Global+Firms

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Effects of the Financial Crisis on Global Firms Robert N. Mefford, PhD School of Business and Professional Studies University of San Francisco
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The causes of the financial crisis Deregulation Excess leverage The subprime mess Poor risk management Global contagion Policy blunders
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Effects on global firms Loss of revenues Lack of credit and funding problems Government economic stimulus and protectionism Volatility of currencies and commodity prices
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Unformatted text preview: Supply chain problems: • Supplier failures • Bullwhip effect • Quality and delivery issues • Cost variation Responses of global firms to the financial crisis Retrenchment in investment Reductions in employment Redirection of investment and sales efforts Mergers and acquisitions Rapid response supply chains Nearshoring and vertical integration Better risk management...
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2009 for the course BIZ 178 taught by Professor Meford during the Fall '09 term at Berkeley.

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