Class 1 - Overview of IBUS 301

Class 1 - Overview of IBUS 301 - IBUS 301 Intro to Intl...

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Unformatted text preview: IBUS 301 Intro to Intl Business Professor Lite Nartey The Moore School Spring 2012 Outline for Today The Themes: Globalization Debate, Semi-Globalization, International Business Breakdown of the classes Course Requirements International Business Business activities that involve the transfer of resources (raw materials, capital, and people), goods (semi-finished and finished assembly products), services , skills (including property rights), or information across national boundaries Sources: Shenkar & Luo (2003), www.transcausse.com/cross-trade.html Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) occurs when a firm invests directly in production or other facilities over which it has effective control Foreign portfolio investment (a firm acquires foreign securities but does not have effective control) is not FDI Exporting (a firm produces goods domestically and sells them to an intermediary) is not FDI How do you define control?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course IBUS 301 taught by Professor Ms.nartey during the Spring '12 term at South Carolina.

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Class 1 - Overview of IBUS 301 - IBUS 301 Intro to Intl...

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