Opening Case: Who Makes the Apple iPhone?
Apple has capitalized on the globalization of production since many
high-end companies seek production overseas where labor force cost much
less to produce the same, if not more. Also, Apple is regarded and see
Opening Case: Why Did Wal-Mart Fail in Germany
Wal-Mart had a tough time in Germany due to many laws and regulations there; such as
regulation of prices (not allowing to sell below cost), store hours were limited and zone requirements were strict. Also
Closing Case: Japans Economic Malaise
Japan's economy was one of the most dynamic economies in the world, but as the stock
market crashed and the property bubble burst, it began to stagnate entering the 1990s.
Companies started to focus on reducing deb