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Unformatted text preview: MSOM 305 Managing in a Global Economy Leveraging Resources and Capabilities Constant Cheng George Mason University Fall 2010 NATURAL RESOURCES Energy strategy Strategic materials and technology leadership Climate change & environmental sustainability Location advantage Intangible and tangible assets ENERGY Renewable Hydroelectric Solar Wind Geothermal Waves Tides Biomass (ethanol) Ocean thermal energy Non Renewable Petroleum including oil sand (Alberta) and oil bearing shale (Utah) Nuclear Power (France) Coal Natural Gas ENERGY STRATEGY Choke points: http://www.eia.doe.gov/cabs/World_Oil_Transit_Chokepoints/ Full.html String of Pearls: http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2009/03/18/china %E2%80%99s-string-of-pearls-strategy.html STRATEGIC MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP China tightens grasp on rare earth metals vital for new and green technologies (smart phones, hybrid cars, precision laser guided weapons) http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/09/china-tightens-control-over- rare-earth-metals-vital-for-green-technology.php China considering bans on exports of these metals (terbium, dysprosium, yttrium, thulium, and lutetium) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rare_earth_element RESOURCE SECTOR OF AUSTRALIA Overview: http://www.dfat.gov.au/facts/resources_sector.html http://www....
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