International Management Essay examples

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Chapter 1

Q1. What are the differences between international, global, and multidomestic companies?

Multinational company : An organization with multi country affiliates, each of which formulates its own business strategy based on perceived market differences.

Global company : An organization that attempts to standardize and integrate operations worldwide in all functional areas.

International company : Either a global or a multi domestic company

Q2. Give examples to show how an international business manager might manipulate one of the controllable forces in answer to a change in the uncontrollable forces.

Uncontrollable forces(External forces) :
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- International investment :
I could feel the globalization by watching the Coka-Cola in every super market.
- International trade :
FTA(Korea and Chile) is a good example for international trade. This free trade agreements is mutually profitable for each nations
Q12. Why is there opposition to globalization of trade and integration of the world's economy? Please assess the major arguments for and against such globalization efforts.

I think that this argument against globalization is originated by the different people's valules and concepts. This argument can be examined by three primary ones (1) that globalization has produced uneven results across nations and people (2) that globalization has had deleterious effects on labor and labor standards (3) that globalization has contributed to a decline in environmental and health conditions.

Chapter 2

Q1. How large and important a role do small and mediumsize enterprises play in generating export sales?

The proportion of generating export sales from the SMEs in the U.S.A increased constantly. According to the Exporter Data Base in the text book, Of total exporters, 218,382 were SMEs(small and medium-size enterprises). It is 97 percent of all U.S.A exporters.

Q2. How has trade in merchandise and services changed over the past decade? What have been the major trends? How might this information be of value to a manager?

Although the economic growth of global has slowdowned in the 2000,

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