Review the Management Focus on Tesco. Then answer the following questions: a. Why did Tesco's initial
international expansion strategy focus on developing nations? b. How does Tesco create value in its international operations? c. In Asia, Tesco has a history of entering into joint-venture agreements with local partners. What are the benefits of doing this for Tesco? What are the risks? How are those risks mitigated? d. Tesco's entry into the United States represented a departure from its historic strategy of focusing on developing nations. Why do you think Tesco made this decision? How is the U.S. market different from other markets that Tesco has entered?