BUS405B, FA-14. Assignment 1. 100 POINTS. DUE ON RAMCT on 11/20/2014.
Managers in global businesses are constantly challenged to make decisions based on their analysis of the
current environment and under conditions of ambiguity and uncertainty, this assi
Welcome to Week 3
- Critical Thinking
- The players.
Welcome to Week 2
- Critical Thinking
- International Trade
Political Economy, economic systems,
A little bit about globalization
Questions on the syllabus
Welcome to BUS405B
1. Course intro what is globalization?
An international transaction.
Political, Economic, and Legal systems
BREAK 15 min.
Introductions and Syllabus
Ethics and culture
What are Ethics ?
Difference between Ethical and Legal
Accepted principles of right or wrong that
govern the conduct of a person, the
members of a profession, or the actions of
Ethics tells us what is right and wr
Discussion on current events.
Assignment DUE 11/20. (Updated from
Intro to Strategy
On RamCT Due 11/20, .pdf or MSWord format
You will be analyzing a cross border transaction, e.g.
significant FDI, change in mode of bu
Critical Thinking Basics
(Adapted from Logical Self Defense by R Johnson and J. Blair, McGraw-Hill Ryerson,
Some definitions of critical thinking
A range of analytical skills which can be used
to distinguish factual claims from opinions and
Political Economy and Risk
What is Country Risk?
Exposure to potential loss or adverse effects on company
operations and profitability caused by developments in a
countrys political and/or legal environments
Also known as political risk
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A Framework for International Business (Cavusgil/Knight/Riesenberger)
Chapter 1 What Is International Business?
1) International business is primarily carried out by individual companies.
September 8, 2013
Being completely honest is a teaching experience, let alone being honest for three
consecutive days. That is an experience that will teach you a significant amount about yourself as
well as the people around you. For t
October 2, 2013
GPS Episode: Google and Syria
I took away several keys points from the GPS episode. The most memorable being about Iran
and the U.S. It seems that there can be positive relations between the U.S. and Iran and this is
The Sixe of the minimum cash balance depends on: How quickly and cheaply a
firm can raise cash when needed. How accurately managers can predict cash
requirements. How much precautionary cash the managers need for emergencies.
Available (short-term) invest
This method should be used when youre given a certain value that represents how much
things are changing INITIALLY. For instance, this method would be used to calculate
how much total spending changes as the result of government expenditures increasing by
a) 94.2%: 145 million/154 million = 0.94155, or about 94.2%
b) 5.8%: 8.9 million / 154 million = 0.05779, or about 5.8%
c) 47.7%: 145 million / 304 million = 0.47697, or about 47.7%
a) 10,541,000: 153,124,000 142,583,000 = 10,541
Describe the effect Mitumba has on Africa and the countries current state.
Every day majority of people go through life wearing clothes and shoes not knowing where they come from, how
they are produced or what it takes to get that article of cl