Professor Richard Finger
ECO 432 International Business Management
Week 4 Case Study Google in China
1) The immediate issues related to Googles censorship decision were: Google abandoned its
principles in order to make greater profits; its actions diminis
Chapter 8: Case study
(1) What should they do with the unprofitable subsidiaries?
The managers' conduct is an important issue that they have to resolve first. Thyselius
said, If you make losses it means that operations are not work
1. Considering both economic and ethical aspects, is it appropriate for companies like
Novo Nordisk to conduct clinical trials in, for example, India? What exactly are the
principles that should guide such a decision?
Assignment week 8
1. Describe the Small Business Stage Model.
A Small Business has six stages: passive exporting, export management, export
department, sales branches, production abroad, and lastly, a transnational strategy.
Chap 8 Week 10
1 - Discuss some of the advantages of a functional structure over the product or
geographic structure. When is it necessary to adopt a geographic or product structure?
Companies structured around products or geograph
American born citizens have a deal of difficulty moving to another country because of multiple
reasons. First of all, some faces cultural differences. For example, south Asian country
Bangladesh has completely different culture and norms comparing to Unit
Week 12 chapter 11
1. Identify and discuss the key factors that led to the breakdown of industrial relations
Despite the fact that HMSI have good HR policies taking place, administration neglected to
Week 11 assignment
1 - What are some of the common value chain links companies use to gain strategic benefits
from alliances? Pick two of these links and describe some of the benefits partners gain from
pursuing these lin
Week 12 chapter 11
1 - Identify the components of HRM and describe how they differ for IHRM.
Managing and developing human resources are the real objectives of human resource
management (HRM), which manages the general r
Midterm Examination ANSWERS ARE IN BOLD AND GREEN
1. An entrepreneur
a. Creates new ventures that seek profit and growth.
b. Is seldom the primary force behind a company's decision to go international.
c. Can accurately predict the
Discussion Question 1 and 2
Using translator for international business is great idea to expand businesses in foreign countries.
However, using translator has pros and cons. For example, using translator cab be very useful to
communicate with other people
I found this article very interesting that FBI insisting to get apples help to unlock the San Bernardino
shooter Syed Rizwan Farook iPhone. FBI believes that if they can unlock this iPhone, they can discover
whether or not Mr. has any connection with ISIS
Department of Economics and Business
BBA 432: International Business Management
Instructor: Richard Finger
Phone: (347) 577-4001
3 hours, 3 credits. Critical issues in managing multin
Week 13 Chap 12
1 - Compare and contrast the selection process in the United States vs that in a Collective
Selection process in the United States: The purpose typical U.S selection process
basically is to collect data
Chap 12 week 13
1) Discuss Singhania and Partners HR practices.
It appears the human resource practices that Singhania and Partners' employ are established
from Singhania's experiences while working for his father while going to
Week 13 Chap 12
1 - Compare and contrast the selection process in the United States vs that in a Collective Society.
2 - Compare and contrast the performance appraisal process in the United States vs that in other
Assignment chap 6 (week 7)
1. Discuss the conditions when a transnational or international firm is likely to
outcompete a multidomestic or regional strategist. Contrast this with the opposite
situation where the multidomestic is most likel
Week 6 assignment
1. Compare and contrast defensive and offensive strategies. Discuss when a multinational can
use offensive strategies in one country and defensive strategies in another.
Answers will vary but should reflect that o
1- What critical success factors led to Polariss launch of online stock trading and
online transaction in Taiwan?
There are various reason to the critical success factors that led to Polariss launch of on
1 - Discuss the conditions when a transnational or international firm is likely to outcompete
a multi-domestic or regional strategist. Contrast this with the opposite situation where the
1) Describe the Small Business Stage Model.
The small Business Stage Model is when some organizations follow the stages of international
involvement, with each stage leading to greater involvement. Also, organizatio
1. Saturation of domestic markets in the industrialized parts of the world has
forced many companies to look for marketing opportunity beyond the_.
A. Local borders.
B. National borders.
C. Regional border.
D. Complex borders.
Chap 15 Week 15
1 - Define leadership. How might people from different national cultures define leadership? What are
the implications of these definitions for multinational leaders working in these countries?
1. All the following statements are true about leadership EXCEPT
a. Leadership is influencing group members to achieve organizational goals.
b. Excellent leaders motivate their employees to achieve more than minimal org
I believe religion does impact business environment because of multiple of religions. So
in a company there might be people working whose faiths are different. So company must be
aware of this situation that they have people of different faiths. They migh
Three greatest contributions to the field of management:
The definition of management is organizing the activities of a business in order to reach
a specific goals and objectives. Materials, production, machines etc are also included in
Case Study Chap 3
1. What immediate and longer-term issues does Googles censorship decision create?
Googles censorship decision created a large number of expeditious questions. When
Googles stock fell, many protestors went the goog
1. Do laws always reflect a communitys ethics? Give an example to explain your answer.
Students should answer no to this question, but their examples will vary. They may use the example
provided in the book: Autom
1. Considering both economic and ethical aspects, is it appropriate for companies like Novo
Nordisk to conduct clinical trials in, for example, India? What exactly are the principles that
should guide such a decision?
1 - Define social institutions. How do social institutions affect individuals and
Social institution is a combination of many things like values, roles, loyalty, norm, position and
so on. These things actually create