eas240hw3 - Study Guide for January 27: 1. Who, according...

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Study Guide for January 27: 1. Who, according to Robert Reich, is "them"? How loyal are "they" to "us"? To the country of their majority stockholders' nationality? To the nation in which their corporate headquarters is located? Us is our workforce and them is global workforces and global managers. They are not loyal to us. Their primary goal is to make money. We have become a capitalist global economy and personal connections no longer mean anything. 2. What does Reich think of the patriotism of global managers? In what case are they just as patriotic as "us"? He thinks global managers are trying to maximize profits, enhance market leadership, and raise stock prices as high as possible. They are patriotic to us when we have something to offer, and something that will reach his goals. To do this we need to be as willing as possible to adapt and adaptive to what the global economy wants 3. What two things might a global manger lose who fails to efficiently deploy capital around the world? How does such a manager decide where to invest his money? being too dependant on an asset, the global manager who fails to take advantage of global oppurtunities. They decide where to invest by seeing what customers need the product the most, and where it will be cheapest. 4.
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course EAS 240 taught by Professor Auer during the Spring '09 term at Vanderbilt.

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