The Elements

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The Elements How form and function give you control  and precision The Elements 1
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The Cutting Edge The Elements 2 Innovation and understanding what is around you Understanding your environment Environment ? What does that mean? Al Gore has no clue ( A personal statement not meant to reflect the policies or positions of this university.) But it is honest and from my perspective True I digress The difficulty with Global is? You don’t know the other environment(s) like you
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Boils down to Demographics The Elements 3 Who do you deal with Why? You have to know your customers Globally speaking, it presents a challenge How do you know the “guy on the other end? Many multi-national companies do it the old fashion way They buy local companies, modify them Hire local people and take advantage of “its ours” ideals
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What works here may not work there The Elements 4 Here I can have fried chicken anytime, gravy, biscuits Etcetera, (wow, have you ever seen the word actually spelled out?) I thought I would be different today All other places around the world this would not be the case – would it Like foods Cultures and ways of buying and selling differ To be successful you have to adapt to local environments
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What makes the world tick, tick, tick… The Elements 5 BOOM! And of course go boom Exchange – money – bartering – bribery Whatever the local economy uses you have to adopt This causes American companies to be at a disadvantage in many foreign countries because: “We don’t do that!” We do but just not their way WE have to adapt and adopt the culture and ways of the local economies if we wish to be: Brick and Mortar type businesses Global modern or internet businesses – that is
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Why is it different? The Elements 6 Because, of course – a different set of rules (?) Up to now What are the similarities between foreign commerce and domestic commerce using the web?
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course IS 4860 taught by Professor Shaver during the Spring '12 term at Kennesaw.

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