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Unformatted text preview: COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE TITLE: MGT/448 Global Business Strategies L SB04BSM09 REQUIRED TEXT/MATERIAL: Books 1. The World Is Flat A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century (Friedman) 2. International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace, 5/e (Hill) 3. The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization (Friedman) 4. Managing Cultural Differences (Harris, Moran) 5. Global E-Commerce Strategies for Small Business, (Da Costa, Laffont, Tirole) Scholarly Articles 1. International Business: Environments and Operations , (Daniels, Radebaugh, Sullivan) Journal of Political Economy 2. International Real Business Cycles, (Backus, Kehoe and Kyland) Journal of Political Economy 3. Going global: Using information technology to advance the competitiveness of the virtual , (Boudreau, Loch, Robey, Straub) Academy of Management Executive 4. Working with Americans , (Thompson) The FLAME of Claremont Graduate University Websites: 1. Economist.com (The Economist Magazine) 2. FT.com (Financial Times Newspaper) 3. cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook (CIA world Fact Book) 4. loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html (Library of Congress Country Info) 5. windowontheworldinc.com/countryprofile/index.html (Tips for Global Business Etiquette 6. transparency.org (Transparency International) 7. scholar.google.com (Google for academic search) INSTRUCTOR: Taj Ahmad Eldridge, MBA, Ph.D Intl Political Economics & World Politics candidate WELCOME: Buenas noches, Banji mashite, Boa noite, Masaa al-khair, Good Evening ! Welcome to MGT 448 Global Business Strategies . Business has been changed drastically by the advent of technology and globalization. This course should prepare you to become aware of many of the externalities that businesses face as they enter the global market. It doesnt matter if you are not currently conducting business on a global scale, the global scale of business itself will impact you more than you will ever know. CONTACT METHOD: (866) 856-1325 (office phone & voice mail) taj.eldridg@cgu.edu taj.eldridge@globalpolicyconsultancy.com (alt. email) 1 COURSE DESCRIPTION: The objectives of this course include imparting an understanding of the global business environment, thereby offering students the opportunity to effectively contribute to the organizations international strategic, tactical, and operational planning processes. Upon the successful completion of this course, students should have a practical working knowledge of the activities, procedures, and techniques unique to international business operations. TOPICS AND OBJECTIVES: Contemporary Global Business Environment Define globalization. List the major drivers of globalization. Explain some effects of globalization....
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