Natural Resources and
LO1 Describe how geographical features of a country or
region create contextual differences that contribute to
economic, cultural, political, and social conditions important
In International Business
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LO1 Describe what culture is.
LO2 Explain the significance of culture differences for
International Institutions from an
International Business Perspective
LO1: Explain the importance of international business institutions
to business decision makers and their firms.
LO2: Describe the various types of inst
IP and Legal Forces
LO 7-1 Discuss the complexity of the legal forces
confront international business.
LO 7-2 Explain the possibilities for international
LO 7-3 Recogniz
Chapter 1- The Rapid Change of International Business
Minicase 1- Ownership of Companies and Brands
Which of the following companies or brands are owned by companies headquartered outside of the
United State? Who are
Chapter 6- Political and Trade Forces
Minicase 4- Is Your Chocolate the Result of Unfair Exploitation of Child Labor?
1. Should labor practices in another country be a relevant consideration in international trade? W
Chapter 2- International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
Chapter 2 Questions (1, 4, 6 & 10)
1. How has trade in merchandise and services changed over the past two decades? What have been the
major trends? How migh
Chapter 4- Sociocultural Forces
Minicase 3- Who Gets the Assignment?
Your international company headquartered in New Jersey is sending and expatriate to china for a threeyear assignment to staff up and run a new branc
Chapter 7- Intellectual Property and Other Legal Forces
Minicase 5- Determining Country of Jurisdiction for International Business Disputes
1. You are the CEO of the California company, and you very much want this la
Chapter 5- Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability
Global Edge (#2 Only)
2. Your company wants to become more environmentally sustainable. Utilize resources available on the
globalEDGE website regarding sus
Chapter 3- International Institutions from an International Business Perspective
Minicase 2- Use of International Institutions- Setting up a 100 Percent Owned Subsidiary
You are researching direct foreign investment p
and Trade Forces
LO 6-1 Discuss nationalization and privatization of
LO 6-2 Explain what terrorism is and the range of
activities that terrorists can engage in, as well
as countermeasures that companies
The Three Business Musts
1. Make a Profit.
2. Delight the customer.
3. Provide for a productive supportive
interdependent work environment.
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have two excellent business models. I
firmly believe if you can master thes
International Trade and
Foreign Direct Investment
LO2-1: Appreciate the magnitude of
international trade and how it has grown.
LO2-2: Identify the direction of trade, or who
with whom, and trends in such trade.
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the future without considering specific factors that might influence the variable. Associative techniques
attempt to explicitly identify influencing factors and to incorporate that information into equati
1. Briefly describe the terms operations management and supply chain. Management of systems
or processes that create goods and/ or provide a service.
Supply chin a sequence of activities and organizations involved in producing and delivering a
good or ser
Minicase: Ownership of Companies and Brands
1. 7-Eleven Stores
It originally come from American Company: Southland Ice Company. After A
while, it was bought by Japan. Now it belongs to Seven and I Holdings company
by Japan. Headquarter is in Dallas, Texa
Letter of Credit Assignment Questions
Read each question carefully. Be sure to have taken time to review the other files posted
and the presentation. Post to the dropbox when done.
1. Who issued the letter of credit? Bank of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
1. If I was a good friend of Brittany Miller, I would know she loved to travel abroad. I would
tell her it is an experience she couldnt pass up. Although I would miss she and it would
be a big change for her family I think if her husband like traveling as
1. It seemed to me that Justin was very into making himself look good more than making
his team and coworkers feel as though they were working just as hard to benefit
everyone. Justin could have done what Maznevski suggested about mapping, bridging
1. Options available to Foley might include forming a joint venture within the organization
and the Brazilian firm. This would allow Foley to enter a market with Brazil by sharing its
resources. A disadvantage would be that Brazil will manufacture and tak
1. The ads bring a lot of attention, I think there might have been a better way to advertise
and market the product. The script did not have anything to do with hummus until the
very end when the grandmother approves of the hummus. They need a better look
Special Drawings Rights is a kind of artificial currency issued by the international monetary fund.
The SDR value is based on a basket of four currencies: The euro, the Japanese yen, pound
sterling and the U.S. dollar. The SDR was initially in
The right trade policies, in a union view, may mean protectionist measures to build jobs. Do you
think such a policy could fit into a sustainable approach?
Having the right trade policies, the BGA sets a goal to increase trade and jobs in the
Mini Case pg. 89
You are researching direct foreign investment possibilities in African countries in the energy
sector, either 100 percent owned or with a local partner. Which organizations discussed in this
chapter would you look to for help in developin
Mini Case pg. 116
For this company I would chose Tom. He has the experience needed but could also gain
a lot more from this job. He is single which would make it easy for him to travel to another
country for three years. Rather than the other two people b
Chapter 2 questions. 1, 4, 6 and 10.
1. How has trade in merchandise and services changed over the past two decades? What
have been the major trends? How might this information be of value to a manager?
The worldwide services has been growing faster than
Minicase: Ownership of Companies and Brands
Which of the following companies or brands are owned by companies headquartered outside of
the United States? Who are the owners and which countries are the owners based in?
-Owned by: Seven
Chapter 1 Mini Case Study
1. 7- Eleven Stores Owner: Seven & I Holdings Co.
Headquarters Location: Tokyo, Japan
2. Chesebrought- Pond (Vaseline) Owner: Unilever
Headquarters Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands