The text chapter (and reading) provide numerous examples of cultural differences that
can impact business relationships. With this information in mind, identify how you would
prepare for a meeting with executives from one of the following countries: Brazi
This weeks reading is about human relationships and how we all belong together. Relations
build on both global, local and personal levels however they are not without conflicts. Through
any relationships there will always be disagreements and differences
Mus 115 Fall 2016
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a) What is the current exchange rate for Japanese Yens expressed in yens per dollar?
1 US dollar= 102.17 Japanese Yens
b) What is the current exchange rate for Japanese Yens expressed in dollars per yen?
1 Japanese Yen= 0.009778 US dollars
c) They want
I have chosen to illustrate how IKEA was driven to expand globally because of cost drivers.
IKEA is worldwide known for its low prices and convenient furnitures. In all, it took about 6
years for IKEA to spread out their furniture. IKEA really took their
World is flat
Thomas Friedman talks about how the economic field is becoming flattened and how a global
platform for a multiple form of collaboration is created. As communicators, this platform has
allowed us people to collaborate and connect on more stuf
The single most important development in international transportation logistics was the
creation of containers. Do you agree with this statement? Why? Answer must be two full
The creation of containers had a great impact on international trans
Define functional, divisional, hybrid, and matrix structures, and illustrate the advantages
and disadvantages for global business.
There are four types of organizational structure a global business can use and take advantage of
while developing a country.
Provide TWO examples of advancements in technology that, in your opinion, have been the
biggest game-changers for transportation and/or communications infrastructure.
In my opinion, one of the biggest game-changers for communications infrastructure is the
Anna Hedvig Thorson
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Sweden, is a global leader of innovation with a highly skilled and multinational labour
force, sophisticated consumers, smooth business procedures, openness to international owne
In this weeks reading they discuss how values are relating to the way we communicate. They
argue that our values help us judge and decide what is appropriate or not, and that it differs
from culture to culture. They talk about the 5 dimensions of culture
In this weeks reading part 1 we get to take part of the characteristics of privileged groups and
how they view themselves as well as others. The dominant culture is also presented and how
they possess the privilege and power over other groups. There is a
What did you hear? What do others THINK about the U.S. and how do they FEEL? Do you
agree/disagree with their perspectives?
After watching the movie, I heard a lot of united thoughts of the U.S. Most countries think of
America as a powerful and influentia
The European Union, EU, is an economic union among 28 countries in Europe. These countries
work together as one unit to create stronger, common economics and free trade zones. Before
the EU, it was called the European Economic Community, EEC, who called f
The main point of this weeks reading is perception. In communication the perception is mainly
the base of it and this chapter explains the process of perception. Perception involves different
stages; the selection stage, the categorization stage and the i
This weeks reading talks about empathy. Empathy is hard to describe since it is distinguish its
interpretation from one person to another. The author describes the 8 concepts of empathy;
Knowing another persons internal state, Adopting the posture or matc
In your response, please comment on whether or not you think the Cochlear Implant is
threatening the very core of Deaf Culture. In your comments, please use supporting examples
from the interview.
I believe that it is really hard to decide whether the Coc
In this weeks reading, the term verbal codes were introduced and how it applies to intercultural
communication. Verbal codes and symbols are something we take in already in our early ages
while putting together a message. We learn how to communicate by em
In this weeks reading we part of the dept of nonverbal communication and again, how this
implies in intercultural communication. Different types of nonverbal codes were presented and
discussed how they play role in ones culture. These nonverbal codes are
This weeks reading talks about different types of identities and how categorization is formatting
us into subgroups. It describes different identities by its demographics, such as gender,
occupation, ethnicity etc and how we will change our identities thr
Marketing mix- blending of the four strategy elements- product , distribution, promotion and
price to fit the needs and preferences of a specific target market
Product- bundle of physical, service, and symbolic attributes designed to satisfy
3.Understanding the Marketing Environment, ethical behavior and
Facebook and the forces that affect it
o Changed as almost every aspect of our society moved toward transparency.
People wanted tools to obtain information
Maybelline Foundation and Dior Foundation
I have chosen to compare two different mascaras, one that is more of an economic version and
one that is the luxury version. I think this is a perfect comparison since
(Anna) Hedvig Thorson
I have chosen an app called TV3play, which is a swedish television channel turned into an app. You
can stream your favourite show at any time in any country for free. There is bonus material from
different shows to wat
How American food differs from Sweden is that almost everything in the US contains sugar. I am
always having oatmeal for breakfast and one morning when I looked at the contents it showed 9 g
sugar. I am used to eating quark at home too and greek yogurt is
My financial short term goals is to get the job I want at a paper mill back home in Sweden this
summer and to earn at least 4000 US dollars so that I can pay back my financial aid from my two
Sears: A Dying Company?
The department store Sears has seen many changes over the last 100 years.
Sears and Roebuck teamed up over 100 years ago when they started a mail order
business with a limited number of products. They grew into brick and mortar ret
Customer Service Midterm Paper
Due: 2/24 uploaded to Moodle
Times New Roman 12 Pt. Font, double spaced
Minimum of 6 pages maximum 10 pages (Not including Cover Page)
Quality is more important than quantity in your writing.
Studying @ home Homework Chapter
Highest: United Kingdom, Spain, Poland and Saudi Arabia
Middle: Brazil, Turkey, Zambia, Algeria, Nigeria, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Peru, Iraq
Lowest: Mozambique, Bangladesh and Niger.