REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM: MAN4602 (Online), Spring 2015
Recognizably, firms create value-how do they do that and how is it measured?
o Value is measured by the difference between its costs of production and the
value that consumers perceive in its products.
Changing overall MYR cost depending on different exchange rate expectations (from 2.0MYR/USD to 4.0MYR/USD)
Chapter 10 Discussion Board:
1. Analyze Tans strategic decision to fund the venture without seeking venture
capital from others. What were her reasons for the decision? Is the decision
correct, in your view?
Tans strategic decision to fund the venture wit
MAN 4602 - Melbourne
Managing Foreign Exchange Risk
Everything about the deal was acceptable to Malaysian Airlines and the Boeing Company in
January, 1995. The final negotiated price for 20 new jets in the 737 series was $500 million
Final Exam Review:
The Internet Economy
o Although small in comparison to the traditional economy, the Internet
Growing faster than any other business trend in history; a
Drastically changing how international
Welcome to International Business!
MAN 4602 U02, 15322
Monday 5:00-7:40, GC 280
January 7, 2013 April 27, 2013
Professor: Dr. Constance Bates
RB 337A MMC
4602 Chapter 2 14th ed
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CHAPTER 2 CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT FACING BUSINESS
A concise definition of culture is difficult to formulate. In general, culture is
defined as the learned societal norms (behaviors exhibited i
Chapter 4 Discussion Board:
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?
Chapter 2 Discussion Board:
1. What cross-cultural differences may be at play in this situation?
The cross-cultural differences that may be in play consist of the business codes of
conduct and the law.
Midterm Exam #1 Review:
Multinational Management: the formulation of strategies and management
systems to take advantage of international opportunities and respond to
The Nature of the Multinational Company:
o A multinatio
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PART ONE INTEGRATING CASE 1
Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria: Operating in a Fragile State
This case begins when Benjamin Aaron, a conflict resolution and public policy consultant, is
receives a request from one of his important clients, a potential
1) International business is any
commercial transaction that crosses the
borders of two or more nations.
2) Imports are goods and services
purchased abroad and brought into a
3) Products marketed in all countries
Group 6: Integrating Case Analysis 1: Shell Oil in Nigeria
The country of Nigeria is filled with natural resources such as gas, petroleum, tin,
iron, coal, and limestone, but despite these resources the country itself is also in shatters
because of corrup
I believe that it may be complex for Shell to pull out of Nigeria for many reasons.
To begin with, Shell has been in Nigeria for over 50 years. It is an enormous asset and it
is very beneficial for them to stay implemented because the need of oil througho
Nigeria is essentially an artificial creation, which, like most other African states,
is a product of colonialism. This fact is central to understanding the country's government
and politics, which have been conditioned and bedeviled by the problems of
Shell has been in Nigeria for more than 60 years. The company has prospered
very well from the Nigerian Delta region, using its petroleum resources into profits.
Shells enormous investment is beneficial becomes they would be able to supply the
Chapter 7 Discussion Board:
1. Summarize the process Mariam Yesayan used in approaching women about loan
opportunities through Aregak.
Mariam Yesayan took the following steps when approaching women about loan
opportunities through Aregak: First, she and t
Chapter 9 Discussion Board:
1. What is Fiats current situation in India?
Fiat was taking measures to make their business more profitable. They were looking into
a joint venture with Tata Motors. They also had plans to present new models in the near
Chapter 11 Discussion Board:
1. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the performance review technique used
The strength of the performance review technique was the intention of having the
meeting and the weakness would be that Rennalls was n
Chapter 13 Discussion Board:
1. What are the different approaches both parties take toward business negotiations?
The approaches that both parties used were different. Mr. Jones wanted a negotiation,
while on the other hand Mr. Wang wanted to form a relat
Cullen and Parboteeah (2013) present a case study on the operations of Shell Oil in
Nigeria highlighting its strengths and weaknesses as a multinational company. The company
has experienced considerable growth since it started operating in Nigeria. Nevert
Midterm Exam #2 Review:
What Is a Small Business?
o Small businesses:
Constitute over 98% of businesses in Europe, North America, and
Employ more than 50% of their local populations
Produce nearly 50% of these countries GNPs
Chapter 8 Discussion Board:
1. Do you agree with S&Ts decisions to expand internationally? Why or why not?
I agree with S&Ts decision to expand internationally. By expanding into different
countries it will market the business and become more profitable.
For quite some time, Shell has been stuck in a quagmire of violent political issues
in Nigeria, facing challenging ways to establish socially responsible business practices.
The Royal Dutch Shell has considered the host of political factors that could aff
Group 6: Part 2 - Integrating Case Analysis 1: Tata Motors
TATA Motors (TM), based in India, is a global automotive major, with a wide and
diverse range of products from the costliest, Jaguar and Land Rover, to the cheapest car,
Nano. India, whose GDP and
Group 6: Part 3 - Integrating Case Analysis 1: Transition at Whirlpool Tatramat
Whirlpool Corporation has a subsidiary firm by the name of Whirlpool Europe B.V.,
which is primarily based in the European Continent. Whirlpool Europe B.V. entered into a join
Case Study 2:
The Multinational Enterprise of the Future: Forecasts and
12-3. Assume you have a choice to work fro either a globally integrated
enterprise, a metanational, a glorecalized MNE,a micro-multinational,
or a cybercorp. Which would y
BRICs: Vanguard of the Revolution
Brazil, Russia, India, and China, known as the BRICs, are the emerging
economies that now make up 18% of global GDP. The BRICs are set to reach,
if not overtake the largest global economies within the nest 20 years.