Research Papers on International Business

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  • Wal-Mart in 2007

    A 6 page paper discussing a case dated late 2007. A time of economic contraction is an excellent time for learning, applying lessons and building for the future and the better days ahead. Recommendation for Wal-Mart is that it focuses on the US market and seeks to learn all it can about changing economic conditions. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • GENERAL ELECTRIC AND THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION

    This 8-page paper discusses the learning organization and appropriate approach to management, trust and pay in General Electric's Asia-Pacific region. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Post Communist Romania and Conducting Business

    In eleven pages what needs to be known by a company considering conducting business with postCommunist Romania is examined with such topics as contracts, disputes, copyrights, finance, foreign controls, boycotts, safety and health markings, special temporary imports, and tariffs mentioned. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post Communist Bulgaria and German Business Relocation

    In ten pages the Bulgarian relocation of German companies is discussed with avoidance of globalization's disadvantages among the topics addressed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Learning Consideration for Entry into a Middle East Country

    The writer looks at the importance of organization learning and the way in which it should be considered when examining cultural differences due to the impact that this will have on the learning process. The paper is written as a report with specific consideration of Saudi Arabia. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Suntory Water Group Expansion Business Plan

    In ten pages a proposed Mexico expansion of Suntory Water Group is considered in this business plan that discusses marketing and the Mexican economy among other issues. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Decision Making and Global Expansion

    In six pages this paper considers the decision making process involved in selecting a water filter company destination when the choices are Kenya, Nigeria, and Iran in an assessment of the benefits of each country with Kenya ultimately being selected. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Support for Women Entrepreneurs in the UAE

    This 12 page paper looks at the different organizations that provide help and support to female entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates, outlines the help that is provided and the way they operate. The paper looks at those which are set up specific to give women help and those that help all entrepreneurs. The paper then considers what help is needed in the future and the gap between current provision and current needs. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Supplier Positions in the Cell Phone Market

    In five pages LG Electronics, Sony Ericsson, Siemens, Samsung, Motorola, and Nokia are examined in a consideration of handset suppliers and their positions within the market of cell phones. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Cheap Mexican Labor, Supply and Demand

    In four pages this paper discusses the exploitation of cheap labor in Mexico and the influence of supply and demand on this practice. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • English Law, Corporate Identity, and the Doctrine of Separate Corporate Personality

    In seven pages this English law paper discuses the separate corporate identity concept and then examines the application of the doctrine of separate corporate personality. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Business Climate of Costa Rica

    In eight pages Costa Rica is examined in terms of its foreign investment receptiveness as well as is environmental attractiveness with impressive sustained growth. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organizational Innovation and Creativity Enhancement

    In sixteen pages the ways in which organizations can encourage creativity and innovation are discussed in a discussion of theories and the introduction of a Hong Kong case study. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • De Beers Control of the Diamond Market

    This 4 page paper considers the dominance of De Beers compnay on the diamond industry from an economic perspective. The paper shows how the compnay has sought to manage the process of diamonds by managing and manipulating the supply and demand factors. This is discussed with examples of De Beers strategies and practices. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • The Vitamin and Supplement Market In Belgium

    This paper examines the potential market for vitamins and dietary supplements in Belgium. The author provides demographic and other marketing data. This five page paper has six sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Evaluating UK Fire and Rescue Service's Disability and Race Policy

    Iin sixteen pages this paper discusses how the UK fire service can be assessed as far as equality and fairness in an examination of the ethnic minorities' presence and the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act with an inclusion of dyslexia as a disability also included. Fourteen bibliographic sources are listed.

  • Foreigners' Workplace Discrimination

    In ten pages the U.S. is the primary focus of this discussion of foreign employee discrimination in the workplace. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Modelo’s Beer Market

    The paper is based on a case study provided by the student, answering a set of questions concerning the company and its market. The paper starts by examining the global beer market along with trends that are emerging, and then discusses the reasons behind the success of this Mexican company’s expansion into the US. Other issues discussed include competition from the largest global brewery, the potential for further international expansion and potential benefits of diversification. Three sources are cited in the bibliography this six page paper.

  • Job Satisfaction of Supermarket Employees in Kuwait

    This 15 page paper examines the potential satisfaction levels of employees employed in Kuwait by the supermarkets. The paper starts by considering what is meant by job satisfaction and then considers different models that may be used to explain how employers may try to provide satisfaction. The models of economic man and social man are considered and then applied to the supermarket industry in Kuwait, using information regarding the levels of satisfaction and employment condition in Kuwait. The bibliography cites 30 sources.

  • Globalization - Overview

    A 10 page paper that begins with a definition of globalization, which is followed by a history of globalization. The writer illustrates globalization as international trade has been practiced since at least a few centuries B.C. The rise in globalization in the last forty years is discussed as are the arguments for and against it. The writer reports the rise in FDI and the identifies the countries most globalized. The writer comments on how culture evolves with or without economic globalization. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Is Globalization Colonialism?

    A 3 page paper which examines whether globalization is colonialism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Ethical Issues - Globalization - Cultural Diversity

    A 17 page paper. As might be anticipated, this paper discusses a myriad of issues and topics, beginning with a brief definition of culture and globalization. The writer discusses, in detail, globalization and cultural diversity, reporting and discussing arguments that promote the premise that globalization diminishes cultures and the primes that globalization may be an advantage. The next section discusses ethical issues inherent in globalization. These focus on a respect for cultural diversity. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • Globalization, Effects of Protectionism

    This paper pertains to protectionism and globalization, and argues that protectionism only serves to complicate globalization, and does not provide can effective approach to economic problems. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Negative Outcomes Resulting from the Impact of IT on Globalization

    There is no doubt that information technology has had a major impact on the way that globalization takes place, driving forward many of the phenomena that are associated with international business. The majority of papers consider how and why these influences a positive, the writer takes an alternative approach, and looks at the arguments that support the use of IT, and discusses the negative impacts that the company is used. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this fourteen page paper

  • Google in China

    Seven pages examining the ethical issues involved in Google's decision to operate two Chinese language sites, one self-censored within China and another uncensored site outside of China. The decision allows Google to operate within China law while also serving stakeholders. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Motivation In Three Companies

    A 4 page paper that begins with an introduction to motivation theories, identifying the two major categories of theories. The essay reports some of the activities in three companies and correlates those to Maslow's and Skinner's theories of motivation. The companies are: HSBC, Tesco Plc, and Google. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Bilateral Trade between United Kingdom and United States

    The writer examines the type of trade which takes place between these two countries, looking at the level of products which are imported and exported. The writer then looks at inherent risks associated with trade potential mitigation strategies. Five sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • Free Labor Movement and International Law

    In eighteen pages this paper examines free movement of labor and workers in a consideration of international law, concentrating on the European Union and Articles 39, 43, and 49. Eighteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • How To Maintain Intercontinental Hong Kong As The Market Leader In The Hospitality Industry

    This 40 page paper, including executive summary, examines the way in which the Intercontinental hotel in Hong Kong may retain its position as the market leader in hospitality industry. After a brief introduction the paper examines the position of the hospitality industry in Hong Kong and then looks at the competition faced by Intercontinental. A SWOT analysis is used to analyse the position of the hotel internally and within a broader environment. Following the analysis innovative plans are presented that will help the hotel remain as an industry leader. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Globalization, Banking, and Mergers

    In eight pages this paper examines the increasing practice of global banking mergers in a consideration of the successful 1996 Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan merger and the failed Deutsche and Dresder Banks of Germany merger. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Corporate Expansion from India to China

    In eighteen pages this paper features an HR perspective regarding the China entry of an India company, Delhi Manufacturing. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Human Resource Planning Process

    This 8 page paper Describe the process of HR Planning in organizations, looking at the purpose and stages which are inherent within human resource planning. The paper then goes on to consider some of the challenges we faced HR specialists in the future, with specific attention to the practices, challenges and issues relevant to human resource planning in Ireland. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Case Study on HR Planning Issues

    In six pages this paper examines human resource planning issues in a discussion of a case study involving a procedure manual's design with the inclusion of a vision or mission statement and company goals provided. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Iceland

    In twelve pages this paper presents a global trade overview of Iceland in a consideration of its society and economy. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography and an appendix of 1 page is also included.

  • The Use of Technology at Tesco

    This 6 page paper looks at the way that the UK supermarket chain Tesco uses technology and manages information and the way it has helped the company gain and retain its' dominant position. The paper considers the history of technology and information management within the firm and discusses the current use of the loyalty card as well as technology in inventory management including EDI and RFID. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • International Athletic Shoe Company Establishment

    In five pages the global establishment of a company that manufactures and markets athletic shoes in the United States, Canada, South Korea, and Singapore is discussed in a consideration of its $350 million budget and an industry five forces analysis is also presented. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Paperboard Exportation to China

    In nine pages this paper examines the exporting of paperboard to China in terms of advantages and disadvantages with an operational export function established using a $117 million budget. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Indian Real Estate Corporate Merger Proposal

    In five pages this paper discusses India's real estate market in this proposal for the successful merging of companies. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Launching a New Product in International Markets; a Product Plan

    This 19 page paper looks at launching a brand new product on the market. The product chosen is an anti-ageing product. The paper describes the new product, outlines the goals and strategies for the launch and first few years, defines and examines the target market considered competitors and substitutes, and then looks at the pricing, distribution and promotion of the product. The paper ends with a three-year budget. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Business Basics - Competitive Advantages and Challenges of International Trade

    The writer presents a paper in two section outline basic concepts in business. The first section examines the concept of competitive advantage and how it may be gained. The second section examines why firms undertake international trade problems that may be faced by firms undertaking international trade and the difficulties or risks that are associated with it, and some of the strategies that may be used to reduce the risk. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this none page paper.

  • Marketing to the International Community

    Culture is important for a business to consider in international marketing, but also such mundane issues as electrical service and differing standards of business practice. This paper examines how a company can determine whether the international marketplace is right for its products and services. Examples include computers and candy bars. This paper has five pages and four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Aspects of International Financing

    In fifteen pages Harley Davidson is featured in a consideration of international financing and topics including international banking, purchasing power parity and interest parity, balance of payment, domestic and global financial management differences, and financial management's role in a multinational company are discussed. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also the inclusion of one table.

  • Relevant Theories to Support International Expansion

    There are a number of different theories that may be used not only to explain how and why international trade takes place, but to aid and guide decision for those looking at undertaking international trade. Using the example of a beef farmer in New Zealand a range of theories that are relevant are explained. This includes international trade theory and comparative advantage, culture and the Uppsala model of internationalization. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • Why Does International Trade Take Place?

    In the 20th century international trade escalated, the writer considers some of the reasons for the increasing level of international trade, looking at the benefits and advantages that may be realized. The paper includes discussion on the theory of comparative advantage. Two sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • The Impact of Communication, Transportation and the Benefit of Comparative Advantage in Driving Globalization

    The writer discusses the way that trade and comparative advantage, transportation and communication have all aided to increasing levels of international trade. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • American Economy and International Trade

    In five pages this paper examines the U.S. domestic economy effect of trade, comparative advantage, and America's international trade policy. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Absolute Advantage, Comparative Advantage and Opportunity Cost

    This 3 page paper looks at the concepts of absolute advantage in comparative advantage comparing and contrasting the two. The paper then defines and discusses opportunity cost and considers the way in which this is seen with in international trade theory. The bibliography cites for sources.

  • Encouraging the Development of the Internet in Developing Nations

    This 16 page paper argues that developing nations should develop Internet usage and its supporting infrastructure within their borders. The writer suggests that it's arguable whether or not the government should be involved, but there is no argument that the Internet would have tremendous benefits for the economy, particularly as it has become so vital for business transactions. There are 25 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Lazard and the Investment Banking Industry

    In forty two pages and two parts this paper analyzes the investment banking industry utilizing game theory, quantity and price dynamics, strategic group mapping, PEST analysis and Porter's Five Forces models among others and also analyzes Lazard employing the blue ocean strategy, BCG Matrix, Porter's generic strategies, Ansolf's Matrix, and Mckinsey's 7 S's model. Thirty eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Comparison of the German and British Corporate Governance Systems

    The writers explains what is meant by corporate governance and then looks at the way that it can be seen to operate in both Germany and the United Kingdom assessing the advantages and disadvantages found in each of the systems and the way in which the different benefits of the systems may be leveraged with an international approach. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this seventeen page paper.

  • Design Company in Ireland

    This 6 page paper looks at a design company in Ireland and considers the different aspects of business in Ireland. Included is a discussion on forming businesses in Ireland, taxation, legal issues such as patents and trademarks, as well as looking at how the company competes. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • McDonalds in Ireland

    This 17 page paper examines the marketing strategy of the fast food chain McDonalds in Ireland. The paper gives some background to the company in the Republic of Ireland and the some of the problems it is facing. The analysis looks at the company's marketing objectives, the target market segments and ways that the segments are approached. The strategic marketing analysis makes use of a BCG Matrix, Porters Five Forces model and a SWOT analysis. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Knorr Packet Soup in Ireland

    This 18 page paper examines the Knorr packet soups operation in Ireland in order to develop a new marketing communication strategy. The paper starts by examining the soup industry in Ireland and then looking more carefully at Knorr and the way that they compete. The target market is also considered. All of the information is used to suggest a marketing strategy which is based on an integrated marketing communication strategy. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • The ITC eChoupal Initiative

    This 17 page paper is based on a Harvard Business School case study provided by the student. ITC have developed the eChoupal initiative, a system aimed at improving efficiency and value within the supply chain in a rural area of India. The paper looks at four issues; we objectives behind the initiative and the problems which were faced, the principles of supply chain management which present in the initiative, the ways in which value is created and whether or not the model of the eChoupal is transferable. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Analysis of Jaguar's Web Site

    The writer provides a brief introduction to Jaguar Limited located in the UK. The major portion of the paper is an analysis and evaluation of the company's Web site, including how easy it is to use, what in formation is and is not provided and if the site provides a global perspective. Several URL addresses are incorporated into the discussion. There are two other sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • How Will Tata Gain Value from the Jaguar Land Rover Acquisition?

    This 3 page paper looks at the potential value that will be created as a result of the acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover by Tata Motors. The acquisition does not increase the answers, but it gives access to a brand name and the potential to create value. The paper assesses how that value will be created. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Sustainable development and The United Arab Eremites

    This 10 page paper looks at the concept and practice of sustainable development in a global context, including what it is, how it takes place and general attitudes and practice. The paper then considers the way that the UAE is adopting sustainable development policies and practices within the global context. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Sustainable Development; The Influence of the United Nations

    This 9 page paper looks at the contribution of the United Nations (UN) towards the development of the idea of ‘sustainable business practices’, evaluates the United Nations political influence and examines the different geographical and political agendas which have contributed towards the concept of sustainable development from this institution. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • India-Australia Trade

    This 5 page paper looks at the trade that takes place between India and Asia, considering the trade levels, the increase and influences in trade such as reduction in trade tariffs and considers why India may be an attractive export destination for Australian goods and looks at potential barriers. The last part of the paper considers the viability of exporting beef from Australia to India. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • The Ethics of the Phillip Morris Company

    9 pages and 1 sources. This paper provides an overview of the case of the Phillip Morris Company and the ethics of doing business as a part of the American Big Tobacco Industry. This paper considers the ethical issues that relate to doing what is best for stakeholders, and integrates an ethical analysis. this paper considers the issues that impact the views of the company and the nature of emerging expansion projects, including those aimed at expanding into Third World countries.

  • Plan for Exporting Beef from Australia to India

    This 5 page paper considers why exporting beef from Australia to India would be a good plan. The paper outlines the reason for beef being chosen as the export and then considers why beef is a good import for India and the basic underlying business issues that makes this an attractive proposition. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Global Production Patterns and Hardware and Software Industries

    In nine pages this paper examines China's hardware production and India's software production in this consideration of emerging global patterns of production with international comparative and competitive advantages also discussed. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Consideration of the Brazil for Investment by a Biomedical Technology Firm from the United States

    Before a particular countries considered a viable target for action by any company it is necessary to undertake an environmental analysis. The writer uses the example of a US biomedical firm to assess the potential of Brazil as a destination for expansion. Relevant areas of consideration include the economic influences and potential, the legal protections for biomedical innovations, general demand conditions as well as the availability of suitable workers. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of the six page paper.

  • Retail Sector's Interpretation of Corporate Social Responsibility

    In six pages this paper discusses how the UK retail sector interprets corporate social responsibility with examples of the Tesco supermarket chain and Anita Roddick's Body Shop examples examined. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Responses of the International Community to Climate Change Issues

    This 8 page paper looks at some of the international responses to the threat of global warming and climate change. The responses include the use of legislation and voluntary agreements at international, national and local levels as well as the responses of businesses, including large corporations such as Hewlett Packard. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Challenges to International Supply Chain Management

    International supply chains are becoming increasingly popular. The writer examines some of the challenges faced by the management of international supply chains and potential causes of inefficiency. The potential impact of government policies, difficulties associated with integrating operations between different members of the supply chain, and internal challenges all discussed. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography this six page paper.

  • Apple and Dell, Supply Chain Management

    This 12 page paper looks at the supply chain of Apple Inc., focusing on the computers and the physical supply chain and compares it with Dell Inc. The paper gives some background to the companies and then looks at the way the supply chain operates upstream and the type of suppliers that are used as well as the management of the downstream supply chain. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Child Labour

    This 11 page paper looks at what a company can and ought to do to ensure that there is no child labour in its operations and supply chain, looking at the human rights issues as well ad the general issues involved in terms of measures that can be taken directly and indirectly to avoid the need for child labour. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Changing Labour Relations in Germany

    The German model of labour relations has for some time been said to be under threat as a result of the process of globalisation and the activities of MNCs. This 12 page paper looks at the model of labour relations in Germany and considers how it is changing. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Challenges of the Retail Market in Chile

    This 8 page paper looks at an issue concerned with doing business in Chile. Most goods will be sold through retail outlets, or resellers, however the retail industry and structure in Chile is different from the retail markets seen in many other countries. The paper looks at the structure and patterns seen in the retail industry in Chile with a focus in the grocery and department store segments. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Chile and Dispute Resolution

    In six pages doing business in Chile is considered in terms of disputes and the influence of business climate with a discussion of how Chile resolves disputes examined. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Economic Outlook of Chile

    In five pages the economy of Chile is discussed and its future outlook is also considered. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Assessment of the UK Supermarket Industry

    In 2009 the supermarket industry in the UK was under pressure due to the poor economic conditions. The writer looks at the structure of the industry and the performance of the main competitors. Eight sources are cited in this four page paper.

  • USA TRADE WITH CHINA

    Aspects of U.S. trade with China including imports and exports and how much U.S. debt China holds. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 5-page paper.

  • WTO Regulations - Anti Dumping and Countervailing Measures

    The writer explains when and how country may introduce anti dumping measures such as duties, and countervailing measures, looking at the WTO requirements that are needed before any measures are introduced, how levels of duties may be calculated and the period that measures may be enforced. The paper is written with reference to a fictitious case to demonstrate the application of the regulations. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • An Overview of International Trade

    This 4 page paper discusses four different concepts in international trade: direct foreign investment (DFI), invisible exports, privatization, and trade restrictions.

  • Overview of Trade Unions and Their Functions

    In five pages this paper discusses the policies, purposes, and functions of trade unions with the European Trade Union's history the primary focus.

  • Case Study of China and Petroleum Company Franchising

    In ten pages this paper examines a China petroleum company franchise that considers what franchises are, advantages and disadvantages, and focuses upon the February 2005 'Measures for the Regulation of Commercial Franchise.' Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Exporting Vegetables to Thailand

    An 11 page paper examining Thailand as a market to receive vegetables produced in the United States. The paper discusses characteristics of the market; trade agreements between the two countries; sociocultural factors; and marketing strategies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • UK Marketing Demand and Organic Dairy Farming

    In a paper consisting of forty pages an extensive examination of the UK organic dairy industry is discussed in light of supplying now exceeding demand and how this situation warrants farmers to adapt and change production and also reduce imports along with other influential factors in an expansive assessment. There are twenty nine bibliographic sources listed.

  • Moscow and Chocolate Exportation

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the possibility of exporting chocolate to Moscow in a consideration of the market conditions, supply chain management, and solutions for technological problems along with shipping chocolate recommendations. There are the inclusion of data statistics and one table.

  • Does Global Outsourcing Lower A Firm's Costs and Improve It’s Profitability?

    This 8 page paper looks at whether global outsourcing can result in lower coasts and increase the profitability of a company. The paper looks at the theoretical reasons why outsourcing may cut costs and considers the hidden costs. Specific cases are cited and the impact on profits is considered. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Global Outsourcing

    In five pages this paper represents the textual content of a PowerPoint presentation of thirteen slides on international outsourcing and its alternatives. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Outsourcing at Tata Automotive

    This 4 page paper looks at Tata Automotive and considers why a firm India, the destination of a great deal of outsourcing, uses a strategy of outsourcing. The paper looks at the potential reasons around the outsourcing, at the type of outsourcing that is taking place and the benefits that the company is realizing. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Global Trade and the Effects of Outsourcing

    In seventeen pages this paper discusses global trade in terms of the effects of outsourcing for strategic purposes with partner relationships, demand increases, and global trade patterns among the topics covered. Thirty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Explaining the Phenomena of Increasing Protectionist Policies During a Global Recession

    In 2009 there has been an increase in the level of protectionist policies seen across the globe. The paper is a presentation explaining how and why this occurs, looking at the reasons that international trade takes place and the issues associated with recession and advantages as well as disadvantages associated with protectionism. The paper is a presentaion including slides and speaker notes. Seven sources are cited in this ten page paper.

  • 10 Drivers for the Development of Manufacturing Industries in Small Economies

    This 3 page paper outlines 10 different drivers that will impact on the development of manufacturing industries in a small economy. Drivers considered include, income and disposable income, exchange rates, interest rates, liquidity in the credit markets, consumer confidence, employment levels, technology and supporting or complimentary industries. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Ice-Fili and Russia's Ice Cream Market

    A 7 page paper discussing conditions at Russia's leading domestic ice cream producer, Ice-Fili, as of 2002. Russian ice cream is unique in that it is much higher in fat and contains less sugar than Western ice cream, and by 2002 Ice-Fili was facing significant competition from Western companies including Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry's, Nestlé and Unilever. The paper discusses the Russian market (Russians are devoted to their ice cream) and recommends that Ice-Fili open stores in urban areas. Based on Harvard Case 9-703-516. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • European E-Commerce

    A paper addressing the current state of European e-commerce. The author suggests strategies for American businesses releasing European websites for retail commerce. This eleven page paper has thirteen sources listed in the bibliography.

  • eCommerce and Global Business

    In ten pages this paper examines the connection between ecommerce and international business with various topics discussed and a general ecommerce SWOT analysis is also provided. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Does the World Trade Organization Hinder Economic Growth in Developing Countries?

    This argumentative paper is written in support of the view that the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its regulations, along with the global political culture of the 21st century, are a hindrance to the economic growth of developing countries, supporting the ongoing dominance of existing developed countries and slowing growth which occurs as a result of comparative advantage. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this three page paper.

  • The Main Strengths And Weaknesses Of Tourism As A Means Of Economic Development

    Tourism is a growing industry and has a great deal of potential to aid with the economic development of developing countries. This 4 page paper considers the potential strengths and weaknesses of a developing country using a tourism strategy to increase revenue. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Policy and the Promotion of Economic Growth

    In nine pages this paper discusses how government policy can promote the economic growth of developing countries. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • China and India Level of Trade

    In five pages this paper discusses how the trade relationship level between India and China is influenced by both economics and politics. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Shell Oil and Environmental Sustainability

    In twenty four pages Shell's approaches to environmental sustainability are examined with model identifications and examples provided. Nineteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Creating Value with ERP Enterprise Resource Planning

    (ERP)is becoming more popular, this 17 page paper considers how ERP may be used to create value and why it may sometimes fail. The paper starts by looking at the reasons firms may choose to migrate to an ERP system, the benefits of that system and the potential. The paper then looks at the way the implementation should be managed before considering the way in which a bank has used ERP to create value. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

  • Multicultural Corporate Ethics

    In twelve pages a company case study set in Germany is the focus of an examination of corporate ethics and programs that can encourage and emphasize ethics in the workplace. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • SunPower Case; Considering FDI in Brazil and UAE

    This 3 page paper answers questions set by the student concerning foreign direct investment. This includes defining FDI and looking at vertical and horizontal FDI, the levels of FDI in Brazil and the United Arab Emirates, and questions that the firm may want to ask regarding FDI patterns before determining international expansion plans. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • The Importance of FDI to Economic Development in China

    China has an increasing level of involvement in the world economy and has benefited from a significant increase in the level of inward foreign direct investment; the writer assesses the extent to which FDI has been important in the Chinese economic development looking at the benefits that FDI may help a country to realize and the way in which China has managed its’ own development. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • How to Increase FDI Into Libya; Introduction and Methodology

    This 16 page paper is the introduction and methodology for a large project which looks at the way FDI may be increased in Libya. The purpose of the research, aims and objectives as well as constraints are discussed and then the methodology, which is targeted at FDI decision makers, using surveys is outlined including sampling and the application of the surveys. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • Packaged Foods of Nestle Company

    In six pages this paper examines Nestle's packaged food division in a SWOT analysis. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Indonesia Rice Shipments by the United States

    In sixteen pages various marketing and logistics issues are examined in this U.S. shipping of rice to Surabaya, Indonesia by way of the Maersk Sealand shipper. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Offshoring In India and Cap Gemini Sogeti

    Cap Gemini Sogeti have a division that providing offshoring services for their clients. The main locations is India, but with changes in the commercial environment and many developing countries increasing their skills base there is more competition for offshore business. The writer examines the influences, the way they may change and the potential of other countries and models to that may pay a part in the way that the firm provides the offshore services. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography of this ten page paper.

  • Business Differences: Canada and Egypt

    A 20 page paper discussing business risk in Egypt; potential benefits of doing business there; and the cultural differences between doing business in Canada and doing business in Egypt. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Comparison of British and Libyan Corporate Governance

    Good corporate governance is seen as needed for the development of an economy and attracting investors. The writer looks at cooperate governance, and how good corporate governance may be identified and then compares Libya with the UK. Sixteen sources are cited in this twenty page paper.

  • Corporate Governance at HSBC

    This 5 page paper looks at the way corporate governance is undertaken in the HSBC group, looking at the way communications take place with shareholders, internal controls and the use of committees. The paper then makes recommendations for the improvement of corporate governance at HSBC. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Supply Chain Management at Carrefour

    A 12 page paper examining the supply chain of the world's second-largest retailer and the largest retailer in Europe. The paper discusses the company's history; its Aldata supply chain management software; JIT; Carrefour's shared service centers; global supply chain management; RFID; and Future Supply Chain 2016. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

  • Boeing 787 Project Supply Chain

    An 12 page paper. The first part of this paper is devoted to supply chain management, in general. The writer explains and discusses supply chains and supply chain management, including the JIT approach. Following the information and discussion on supply chain management, the essay continues to discuss this in terms of the aerospace industry, in general, and Boeing's 787 project, in particular. The writer makes recommendations for others who have large complex supply chains. The stimulus question is: whether or not Boeing's supply chain for the 787 project will become the normal way of establishing supply chains. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • WalMart Market Planning and Internationalization Theory

    In sixteen pages this paper examines internationalization theory in a consideration of its various aspects and then discusses the China destination of a new WalMart facility and what marketing plans might be implemented. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Is The Japanese Manufacturing System Appropriate In The U.S.

    A 4 page paper. Manufacturing in the U.S. has been declining for years in volume and quality. This essay comments on possible reasons for that situation. The essay also compares some of the aspects of the manufacturing system of Japanese and American companies and ends with a conclusion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Exporting to China

    This 11 page paper considers China as an export destination for household electronics to be exported from a country such as the US. The paper uses vacuum cleaners as an example. The macro environmental conditions are discussed, including the economy and distribution issues, influences on demand are considered, including social changes, import controls are discussed and the paper ends with the potential influences that could result from changes made by the exporting country's central bank. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • What are the Most Economically Beneficial Services Exports?

    The exporting of services is increasing. This 9 page paper considers which services may be most economically beneficial for a city to export. Different types of service exports are discussed and the way that the most economically valuable service may be deterred is examined. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Expanding Virgin Cola by Exporting to East Africa

    The writer presents a proposal to expand the market for virgin Cola with an export strategy, targeting East Africa, identifying it as a developing market. The writer starts by examining the company using a SWOT analysis. The potential target countries for export are discussed followed by the outline of an entry strategy. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography this fourteen page paper.

  • Imports, Exports and Environmental Policies

    The characteristics of imports and exports are discussed, looking at the positive and negative aspects associated with exporting and importing. The writer then looks at the way government may try to improve the environmental performance with different policies. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Fair Trade In The United Kingdom

    This 8 page paper begins a short explanation of what Fair Trade means and the purpose of Fair Trade. The essay discusses Fair Trade as it applies to the United Kingdom, including data and statistics and consumers' perceptions of this type of product. The essay identifies some of the stores that strongly support Fair Trade and how they do so. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Consumer Behavior and the Luxury Fashion Industry

    In fifty pages this paper examines the luxury fashion industry in a consideration of the industry itself, competition, 911 corporate impact, consolidation, media, purchasing, and a psychological discussion is also included. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography and there is also included a graphic illustration.

  • Environmental Analysis of the Fast Food Industry in Australia with a Focus on the Asian Sector

    This paper looks at the influences on the fast food industry in Australia, focusing on the Asian fast food sector of this industry. The paper begins with a PEST analysis, moves on to the industry itself and finishes with a TWOS analysis. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper

  • Fast Food Culture

    This 14 page paper argues that the fast food industry has brought a fundamental change to the eating habits of people both in the United States and around the world, and that the change is not for the better. It also briefly discusses alternatives to fast food, such as the slow food movement. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

  • India, China, the World Trade Organization, GATT Treaty, and Multilateral Relationship Advantages and Disadvantages

    In fourteen pages this paper examines negotiation and trade relationships between India and China in this economic comparative analysis.

  • India and McDonalds - Exploring Multinational Markets

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at McDonalds and its expansion into foreign markets in India. This is used to illustrate the necessities of researching foreign markets prior to expansion. Paper uses three sources.

  • India and China - Tapping into Foreign Markets

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at marketing in foreign countries. Cultural norms of India and China are examined for marketing purposes. Paper uses four sources.

  • Japan and India as Potential Business Markets

    This 14 page paper looks at two potential new markets for a high-tech company wanting to expand. Two countries; Japan and India are assessed, looking at the conditions that indicate there is a good potential market for the company as well as the issues which may exert a negative impact. In addition to looking at the markets there is also a discussion to assess the most appropriate method of entry. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • AN OVERVIEW AND REGULATORY EXPLANATION OF JET AIRWAYS (INDIA)

    Provides an overview of Jet Airways (India), as well as an overview of airlines regulatory markets in India and Europe. There are 10 sources listed in the bibliography of this 6-page paper.

  • Examination of the Structure, Conduct and Performance of Airlines

    The airline industry has faced many challenges, including the major 2008/9 recession. The writer looks at the industry in 2009 and conducts an SCP analysis, which looks at the structure, the conduct and the performance of the airline industry. Eight sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • Long term Influences on the Airline Industry and the Position of Easyjet and Germanwings

    This 16 page paper examines the potential future of the airline industry, looking at the political, economical, social and technological influences that may impact on airlines planning, Two no frills low cost airlines are then considered assessing the way that they are performing within this industry, and how looking at how they may deal with the future, the products that they sell and compares the firms financial performance between the years 2004 - 2008. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Dubai and Astrology Promotion

    In twenty four pages this paper examines if in Dubai astrology should have any business applications. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Toyota 2004 - 2009 This 16 page paper is written in two parts and considers

    the position and changes within Toyota between 2004 and 2009. The changes and continuing aspects of strategy, competitive advantage and position are examined in the first part of the paper and strategies at functional and organizational levels are examined in the second part of the paper. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Overview of Ecotourism

    In three pages ecotourism and its advantages for the travel industry are discussed in this informational overview. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Exporting Computers to Kenya

    In seven pages the ways in which an American company can export computers to the African region of Kenya are examined in a discussion that includes Kenya economic information, the market potential, political system, taxes, necessary licenses, and promotion methods. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Search Engine for the Chinese Market

    ABaidu is the dominant search engine utilized in China, the writer considers the way in which a new engine may be designed in order to compete effectively in gain a dominant position. The general environment, including the motivations and characteristics of the users and difficulties faced by other search engines in the country such as Google are all examined. Requirements for a new search engine, including the way that the new search engine may gain a competitive advantage and compete effectively are presented. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this noneteen page paper.

  • Caribbean Banana Trade Wars and Banana Trade Security

    In thirteen pages the Caribbean's trade security and how the trade war has impacted it are discussed with events leading up to the opening of supplier trade by the EU also included. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • SMEs and Banking in Saudi Arabia

    This 5 page paper is an outline proposal for a study on the way the banking sector serves the small and medium sized enterprise (SME) sector in Saudi Arabia. The paper provides an introduction, aims ad objectives section, a literature review and a methodology. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Student Supplied Case Study on PRODEM FFP Banking Services in Bolivia

    In four pages this paper examines the competitive advantage strategies and their effectiveness as they pertain to this Bolivia banking services institution with a SWOT analysis also included regarding its future.

  • Chinese Energy Needs and Supply

    By 2030 China is projected at being the world’s largest consumer of energy. The writer examines the position of China, looking at the current and projected demand up until 2030, and the way in which different sources of energy may satisfy this demand. The problem of the shortfall in energy supply and policies to increase internal energy provision are also discussed.

  • Globalization's Human Benefits

    In five pages this paper considers the benefits to humanity of a global community. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN: GETTING BOTTLED WATER DELIVERED IN INDIA

    This 3-page paper examines a logistics method of getting bottled water to tourists spots in southern India. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • THE TURKISH MARKET, BRAND AWARENESS AND MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

    Discusses market entry and marketing communications in Turkey. There are 4 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • Global Branding And Global Brands

    An 8 page paper that begins with a discussion about brands and branding and the importance of branding. The essay then reports the most recognized brands and the top global brands, according to different reports. One report includes a comparison of the top brands in different geographic regions. Another study reports top brands in terms of brand value. Brands are identified. 1 Table included. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Marketing Principles, Brand Loyalty and Globalization

    Marketing principles that should be considered by any international marketer are duly noted. The research report reviews literature to that end. This eleven page paper has eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Can and Do Global Brands Exist?

    Many companies seek to compete with the development of global brands. This 9 page paper considers what can be defined as a global brand, looking at the spread of the brand and the way the branding messages are communicated. The paper considers the theory and uses examples to illustrate points raised. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • The Economic Infrastructure of Brazil

    The writer evaluates the ability of the infrastructure, including banking, transportation and other entities, to support further economic growth in Brazil. The writer focuses on Tyco International Electronics and concludes that it should be able to do business in Brazil with little or no difficulty. The paper is five pages long and there are eight sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Ford and Coca Cola Presence In Mexico

    The area south of the U.S. border has become a hot commodity among multinationals. In particular, the Coca-Cola Company and Ford Motor Company have aggressively targeted Mexico for expansion. This paper discusses their resounding success, in particular the fact that executives responsible for Ford's accomplishments being tapped to duplicate it in Europe.This paper has fifteen pages and twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Coffee Shipping to Miami from Lebanon by DDP Shipping

    In ten pages the process involving in shipping coffee from Beirut to Miami is examined in a discussion of coffee cargo, DDP INCOTERM definition and explanation, along with a letter credit's role and the identification of various exporter stages and responsibilities. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Management Support Systems and Outsourcing

    The use of Management Support Systems (MSS) and outsourcing are two separate events that are both seeing increased occurrences. This 16 page paper considers the way in which the potential impacts of outsourcing management support systems. The paper starts by considering what is meant by a Management Support System (MSS) and how they are used. The potential advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing are then discussed before being applied to the potential outsourcing of MSS services or functions. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • The Companies Act 2006

    It has often been stated that the courts have traditionally interfered too much in the field of company law. This 9 page paper considers whether or not The Companies Act 2006 reduce the need for court intervention by providing a coherent and comprehensive statutory code. This is discussed using two areas of the new act as the discussion point; duty of directors and environmental reporting. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Reforming Corporate Law and English Company Law Modernization

    In three pages this white paper from 2001 examines UK case law's role in reforming corporate law. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • McDonald's in China; SWOT, PEST and Porters Five Forces Analysis

    This 8 page paper examines McDonald's in China. The paper presents a SWOT analysis examining the strengths, weaknesses opportunities and threats; a PEST analysis looking at the political, economic, social and technological influences; and finally a Porter's Five Forces analysis discussing the current competitors, the threat of new entrants, the power over buyers and suppliers and the power substitutes. The bibliography cites 16 sources.

  • Corporate Culture And Corporate Social Responsibility

    A 6 page paper that focuses on three multinational corporations who have operations in Brazil. The essay reports and discusses CSR activities of Archer Daniels Midland Company, Diageo plc, and Chiquita in Brazil. The writer comments on how the corporate culture supports these activities. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • The Steel Industry

    This 28 page paper is an examination of the global steel industry. The first part of the paper looks at the historical and the current performance and structure of the steel industry. The paper then looks at the performance of three international steel companies representative of different segments of the steel industry; The United States Steel Corporation, China Precision Steel Inc. and Acrelor Mittal. The background of each company is outlines and the financial performance is assessed with ratio analysis before an assessment of the stock performance and the stock price. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • 'Dumping' and Exports of German Steel

    In five pages this paper discusses the steel trade between the United States and Germany in an examination of steel product exports and the accusation by the U.S. Department of Commerce of steel product 'dumping' by Germany. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Japan and Kentucky Fried Chicken

    In a ten page paper considering international business the successes and problems of the KFC franchise in Japan are examined in terms of necessary promotional strategy changes. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Philippines As a Potential Business Destination

    This 5 page paper examines the Philippines a potential business destination. The paper starts by examining the economy of the Philippines; its’ performance, its’ structure and its’ trade patterns, the nearby economies of Malaysia and China are also outlined. The paper then considers some of the potential issues management may face with setting up a business in the Philippines including the cultural differences. The bibliography cites eight sources.

  • International Communication in Business

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at business communication in the international community. A review is included of ways in which culture and language differences affect communication. Paper uses one source.

  • German Retail Industry Case and General Application of Business Ethics

    A three part paper consisting of sixteen pages explores business ethics and then applies philosophy to the concept with a discussion of the German retail industry and two models of corporate governance pertaining to the market in Germany also included. Fourteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • International Business and the Implications of Religion and Ethics

    In three pages doing business overseas and the implications of those countries' religions and ethics are considered.

  • REQUIREMENTS FOR LAUNCHING A BUSINESS IN ONTARIO

    This 10-page paper describes various requirements for launching a business in Ontario, Canada. Topics under discussion include employee regulations, business entity types and various laws. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Business and the Law

    The writer looks at a number of different facets of the law which impact either directly or indirectly on businesses. The consideration paper looks first at the different elements of law, including the way in which law is created in the judicial process. The second part of the paper examines some of the assets of law which are important within the business environment, with particular attention paid to contract law. The third part of the paper discusses the emergence and enforcement of international law and the last section looks at the importance and application of antitrust law. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography this eighteen page paper.

  • Asian Cultures and Business Management

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of research on Asian cultures and business management. This paper looks at the influence of Western culture on Eastern business management strategies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Motorola's Quest to Regain Market Share in China

    A 6 page paper discussing Motorola's history in China and its loss of wireless handset market share in the early 2000s. The paper recommends that the company focus on long-term profitability, in the form of working to increase market share now and then preserving the market share it is able to gain. In no event should the company allow competitive pressures to force it to market with an inferior product as it did in the US with the low-end Razr. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Global Workplace

    In this five page essay the writer explores the global workplace and the possible connection to it being a solution to social conflict.

  • Environmental Risk Management In the Construction Industry and the Role of the Project Manager

    This 82 page paper is investigates the role of project manager in the construction industry with a focus on the UK. The paper includes an introduction, aims and objectives and methodology, and presents an in-depth literature review concerning the responsibilities of a project manager and issues related to environmental risk management in construction, including approaches to environmental management systems and waste management. Simulated primary research is presented and the findings are used to make recommendation for practices that would improve environmental risk management in the construction industry. The bibliography cites 62 sources.

  • International Marketing, Strategy Shift, and Coca Cola

    In twenty pages Coca Cola is examined from a marketing viewpoint that shifts from a global perspective to an approach that is more localized with France's Coca Cola plant emphasized. Eighteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Economy of Bangladesh

    This 8 page paper examines the economy of Bangladesh. The paper is written n 2 parts. The first, and largest part of the paper part looks at the overall economic performance and international trade patterns for Bangladesh. The second part of the paper the paper presents information on the business environment from the prospective of a business person in the country. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • Ben and Jerry’s Entrance into the Japanese Ice Cream Market

    In 11 pages this paper examines the way that Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream approached entrance into the Japanese market, one very different from the home US market. The company had faced difficulties with previous international expansions, the context of the strategies adopted for the entrance into the Japanese market, undertaken with Seven- Eleven is considered in the context of the former difficulties. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    This 16 page paper examines the concept of the green supply chain; managing the supply chain in a sustainable or environmentally friendly manner. The paper starts by examining what a green supply chain is and how it may be defined and put into practice and the considers additional issues such as the potential benefits, costs, the key factors for implementation and then considers examples of firms that hover elements of a green supply chain in the UAE. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Analysis of Marketing Opportunities; The Car Market in Australia

    This 16 page paper examines the macro environment in Australia to consider the suitability of launching a new luxury hybrid car. The paper outlines the product and then considers the economic, demographic, cultural, natural, technological and political influences from the theoretical and the practical perspective. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

  • Nano Car and the Company's Financial Goals

    The Nano car is heralded as the people car in India. It is the lowest price car in the world. This paper discusses the strategic and financial goals of Tata Motor and how the Nano car played a role. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • State Owned Enterprises (SOE's) and their Role in International Business

    The subject of international business has traditionally focused on private firms. In recent years there has been increased participation by state through state owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds (SWF). The writer considers the problems with the way international business theory deals with these issues. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • The International Relations and Trading Systems in Africa

    24 pages and 19 sources. This paper outlines the international business operations, international relations and the current and potential trading systems for Africa. This paper considers the nature of business in the countries of Africa, including the specific problems and the political views that influence trade.

  • International Business and Bank Selection

    In five pages an international business scenario is considered with a possible corporate international expansion and the benefits of either Bank of America or Citicorp are assessed in terms of which would best meet the company's needs with Citigroup choice recommended. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Change at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria

    This 26 page paper considers the subject of change management and how it has been applied in the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission. The paper starts with an introduction, aims and methods and a justification for the research. This is followed by an in-depth literature review regarding change management, looking at a range of change models and approaches to managing change. After a brief consideration of the role and structure of the CAC the organisation is examined in terms of the way change has been undertaken with recommendation made for future change management. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Saudi Arabial and Civil Engineering Construction

    In twenty pages UK and Saudi Arabia civil engineering construction businesses are examined and include discussion of the UK's Alfred McAlpine Plant and Saudi Arabia's Al Khodari Group. Tender examples are provided and there are eigh sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Possible Futures Within the International Battery Market

    This paper addresses the international battery market and various concerns for the future. The author comments on growth potential, environmental concerns, dependence on other industries, and changes in import prices since September Eleventh. This seven page paper has six sources in the bibliography.

  • Technology Helps Companies Become Global

    This 5 page paper begins with reports of entrepreneurs in developing countries who are becoming successful because of technology. The paper then discusses how Zurich Financial Services Group became a truly global company by improving their technology. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • HRM Practices in Europe and Asia: the Case of The UK and Japan

    This 16 page paper looks at two different HR systems, those seen in the UK and Japan, comparing and contrasting their similarities and differences. The paper considers how these two countries HR systems and their development reflect national cultural differences, discusses some of the functional differences and considers the way that they are changing with increasing levels of convergence. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • Intercultural Communication

    This 9 page paper examines the way that mistakes or misunderstanding may occur in intercultural communication. Using the example of a business meeting between western and Vietnamese business people the paper looks at examples of cultural differences, looking at the cultural barriers that exist and how they may be overcome. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Overview of Intercultural Communications

    In three pages intercultural communication is defined in a consideration of relevant issues and problems associated with it. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Intercultural Communication In Organizations

    A 10 page paper that begins with comments about the importance of these interactions. The writer reports and describes Hofstede's dimensions that describe a culture with examples. The essay also reports the six barriers to intercultural communication as presented by Jandt. The writer discusses and comments on cross-border mergers and joint ventures reporting a couple of the problems with the Daimler-Chrysler merger. Examples of marketing miscommunications are provided. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Inventory Control at Toyota

    Toyota is credited with developing the just-in-time inventory management this 5 page paper examines the inventory management systems used at Toyota, the way they are implemented along with the advantages and disadvantages associated with the systems that they use. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • Operations Management: The International Issues

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at operations management. Operations management is often impacted by international issues. Paper uses three sources.

  • Research Proposal Cement Company

    The Dangote Group is involved in several industries, one of which is cement. Three plants are being expanded to more across Africa and not just in Nigeria. This is a research proposal that emphasizes technology and supply chain management. The paper describes the company, reports research, discusses the cement industry, and presents a research proposal. There are eighteen sources used in this fourteen page paper.

  • Printing Industry in Australia

    This 11 page paper looks at the printing industry in Australia within a context of starting a new printing firm. The industry, its performance and segment are discussed, a PEST analysis performed and key success factors are identified before a SWOT analysis is undertaken to assess the potential of a new businesses this industry. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

  • Overview of the The Silk Industry : Brief History, Modern Day Markets, Trade and Production

    In seven pages this overview of the global silk industry includes its history, production, trade, and present day markets. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Amazon.com and Internet Jurisdiction

    A 5 page paper discussing Amazon.com's international operations and legal problems that the company potentially could become entangled with as Internet law continues to change. Amazon operates 9 sites (US, UK, China, etc.) and likely is bound by the laws of the country in which those sites are located. Jurisdiction changes have been occurring since an Australian court decided in 2002 that the site of injury imposed by a US site owner was Australia. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Root Production on Kava Island

    A 3 page paper providing the text contents of an available PowerPoint® presentation addressing establishing commercial production of kava root extract on Kava Island, a "virtual" island in the South Pacific. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • The Petrochemical Industry in Saudi Arabia

    This 6 page paper examines the petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia looking at the level of importance of the industry, the types of oil, locations of the oil fields and the level of oil reserves and the current and future capacity of the industry in Saudi Arabia. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Syria's Gas and Oil Industries

    In five pages this paper discusses the oil and gas industries of Syria in an analysis that includes Porter's Five Forces model. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Marketing and IKEA North America L.L.C.

    In fifteen pages this paper examines various marketing aspects of IKEA's North American facility such as definitions, price strategies and demand elasticity, marketing differences, product hierarchy, online marketing, channels of distribution, product life cycle 4 cycle stages, differentiation strategy, and marketing information and research. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Esperanto Inc. Export Analysis

    In seven pages this paper considers the U.S. based company Esperanto's export goal to sell unique gifts in Canada and includ such issues as long term objectives, goals, export policies, timelines, internal conditions and a corporate venture risk analysis. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Competitive Position of Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts

    The writer examines Banyan Tree and the way that the firm competes, including the sources of competitive advantage. The hotel industry is considered with the use of a Porter’s Five Forces analysis before the positioning and strategy of Banyan Tree is assessed. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • Doing Business in Russia

    An 8 page paper discussing the business climate and culture in Russia. The bottom line as it exists today is that Russia still is full of promise as in the past, and positive changes are occurring. Business people from other cultures – particularly the US – should be cognizant and respectful of Russia's love for formality and tradition, but they also should be aware that both the Russian people and government also seek positive change in business and opportunity while retaining Russia's unique culture. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Selling T-Shirts to China for the Beijing Olympics

    This 26 page presents a report to support the idea of selling T-shirts branded for the Beijing Olympics in China in the run up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The considers China as a destination for a business venture including aspects such as culture and commercial environment before considering how the product should be deigned and marketed. The last part of the paper assumes that the company is an international company and proposes a method of market entry. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Marketing of Coca-Cola

    This 16 page paper looks at the marketing of Coca-cola considering the overall cooperate brand strategy, the way the brand strategy is put into action, issues of market segmentation, positioning and target marketing, promotions and the way that the company structure supports the strategic marketing. The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Knowledge Management at Molnlycke Health Care

    This 19 page paper is a proposal to develop knowledge management at a medical equipment company, including a sample cover letter. The paper examines the concept of knowledge management looking at what it is and how it can add value, and then examines the company, what it does and the way it competes and along with the existing level of knowledge management. Based on these two sections a strategy to increase the use of knowledge management is proposed. The bibliography cites 18 sources.

  • Business under Islamic Law

    This 8 page paper considers the way that Sharia law influences how business in undertaken, The paper first look at the general influences, including different types of firm and areas of business that are prohibited, the second part of the paper looks at the way sukuk (bonds) are used to raise financing and how they are different from western style bonds. The last part discusses the position of sukuk under Sharia law. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Leadership in the East and the West

    The tremendous economic growth of China, India and the Southeast Asia region has fostered much interest in leadership styles that are uniquely different in many ways from American leadership styles. This 4 page paper looks at the different styles comparing them and identifying strengths and weaknesses. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Protectionist Policies and the US Machine Tool Industry

    In six pages this paper discusses the protectionist policies of the US machine tool industry and their benefits. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Maxis and the Malaysian Telecommunications Market

    This 3 page paper looks at the Malaysian telecommunication market and the position of Maxis, discussing the market segmentation, market needs and the way that Maxis approaches these markets. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Marketing Management of Singapore's Royal Sporting House

    In ten pages this paper discusses RSH's marketing management as well as proposed Internet and new market expansion. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • International Marketing

    This 12 page paper discusses why companies engage in international marketing rather than a series of national marketing strategies. The paper starts by looking at models and theories that explain how and why companies internationalize and then looks at the way this reflects on marketing strategy choices. The paper argues as the companies get larger there is a natural progression to increased use of standardized international marketing. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Volkswagen Eos; Marketing Case Study

    This 10 page paper examines the case of Volkswagen and their new convertible car; the Eos. The paper presents an outline marketing plan including an assessment of the current market position of the car, a SWOT analysis, a potential marketing strategy and action plan and control measures. Following the outline marketing plan the paper suggests two attract marketing segments on the West Coast of America and proposes an alternative market coverage strategy. The bibliography cites five sources.

  • McDonalds in China

    This 54 page paper examines the well known fast food chain McDonalds and considers how it is competing in China, the competitive advantages it is using and the way these fit in with McDonalds core international strategies and with the market in China were competition is seen in the form of other western fast food chains and increasing numbers of Chinese fast food chains. The paper starts with an introduction then presents an in-depth literature review looking at the history and existing strategies of McDonalds, the positions that McDonalds may choose to pursue and the strategies used in China. The paper then simulates primary research with consumers, including an in-depth methodology as well as a presentation and interpretation of the results. The final section of the paper pulls together the results of the literature review and the primary research in order to assess the use of different competitive advantages by McDonalds in China. The bibliography cites 60 sources.

  • Development of the Third World and Logistics

    In three pages this paper examines the less developed nations of the third world in a consideration of how a successfully executed logistics or shipping plan can provide assistance. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • SWOT Analysis of Mercury International Ltd.

    In three pages a student supplied case study features a Mercury International Ltd. SWOT analysis. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nonverbal Communication Across Cultures

    Nonverbal communication can be just as important as verbal in conveying intent and feeling. This paper discusses nonverbal challenges for the businessman when dealing with China, Indonesia, Ghana and other markets. This paper has twelve pages and fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nike, Inc. Import and Export Problems

    In nine pages this paper examines how Nike's import and export problems found global market solutions. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sunscreen Marketing In The Caribbean

    This paper provides an analysis of the marketing climate in the Caribbean in terms of introducing a high-end sunscreen. This ten page paper has seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Training Considerations for the Caribbean Tourism Industry

    Although organizations such as the Caribbean Tourist Association, the Caribbean Community and Common Market (Caricom), the Caribbean Tourism Research and Development Centre (located in Barbados), and the Hotel Training School at the UWI in the Bahamas have implemented various training efforts for the industry, most have been ineffectual. The author of this paper makes suggestions for training approaches that have worked in other parts of the world. This paper has eleven pages and ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Ford Motor Company and International Considerations

    In ten pages this paper examines policies of acquisition, operational strategies, raising capital, and organizational structure in this international consideration of Ford. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Historical Role of Syria

    In five pages this paper discusses the past and present role of Syria, which did not receive its modern statehood until 1946. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • International Business Protocol and Etiquette in Mexico, Canada, Germany, China, and Japan

    In a paper consisting of thirty seven pages an examination regarding business travelers to these world nations and what they must be apprised of in terms of various considerations regarding their respective cultures in order to execute proper business etiquette and protocol. Seventy five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mobile Telephone Industry in Thailand ; The Impact of the Mobile Telephone Industry - Technological and Environmental Factors

    In six pages this paper examines environmental and technological influences as they pertain to Thailand's mobile telephone industry with WAP and SMS text messages and third generation telephone technology among the topics discussed. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • European Companies Vodafone and Infineon and Their Strategies

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    In three pages this paper considers how the United States can reverse the increasing trend of outsourcing employment to developing countries. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

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    In eight pages ten special interest tourism articles on such topics as eco tourism are summarized in this annotated bibliography.

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  • Changing the Structure of Wimpey

    This 16 page paper looks at the construction company Wimpey arguing that is has a functional bureaucratic structure that is evolving towards a divisional structure, but that it would benefit from developing a matrix structure. The paper demonstrates this by looking at the company and the current practices that indicate structure and looking at the theory and practice of matrix or network based structures before arguing why and how this could benefit Wimpey. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

  • Nestle Case Study; Baby Milk Formula in the Developing World

    In the 1970’s and the 1980’s Nestle suffered as a result of their policies in the developing world for the sale of baby milk formula. This 20 page paper is written in two parts examining the problems that the company faced. The first part of the paper is written as a position paper and discusses whether the company should have continued selling the product in the developing world or if it would have been better for Nestle to withdraw from this market. The paper uses a range of ethical approaches to come to his decision. The second part of the paper looks at the issue form a public relations (PR) perspective, considering the mistakes that were made by Nestle, how and why they were made and the lessons that can be learnt. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • The Benefits and Dangers of Using Personalities to Promote a Brand

    There are many examples of celebrities endorsing or taking part in marketing for goods or services. From Henry Cooper promoting Brut, to Jamie Oliver promoting Sainsbury’s and Carol Vordeman promoting secured loans the practice is widespread. This 11 page paper looks how and why famous personalities are used in marketing and the benefits along with the dangers. The paper cites numerous examples to illustrate points raised. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Mergers; Electrolux with Lehel and the Creation of BAE Systems

    This 4 page paper looks at the background, conditions and results of two mergers. The first is the merger between Electrolux and Lehel, which was really an acquisition, the second looks at the creation of BAE Systems which was a company formed as the result of a merger between British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Outsourcing at Wachovia and the Bank of America

    Outsourcing has become a common strategy for firms looking to cut costs. However, this is not the only motivation to undertake outsourcing. This 18 page paper compares and contrasts Bank of America and Bank of Wachovia outsourcing decisions, negotiations, and solutions. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

  • Adidas—Will Restructuring Its Business Line-up Allow It to Catch Nike?

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  • Aspects of Outsourcing

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  • Strategy for Emirates Airline

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  • The Marketing of Nokia and Sony Ericsson in the United Arab Emirates

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  • Exporting U.S. Wines to China

    This 10 page paper explores the feasibility of exporting wines from the U.S. to China, and argues that despite some potential difficulties in such technicalities as labeling and distribution, the market potential, plus the growing Chinese consumption of wine, makes the project attractive. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • IOM and the New Purchasing Operating Model

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  • Nokia

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  • Outsourcing by American Firms; A Literature Review on the Political and Economic Issues

    This 6 page paper is a literature review looking at the political and economic issues that arise where outsourcing takes place within the United States. The impact on companies and their employees as well as the theory of comparative advantage discussed. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

  • NIKE AND INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

    This 3-page paper examines Nike's international expansion efforts. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • The Water Market

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  • Globalization : Outsourcing And Jobs

    A 4 page paper that demonstrates offshore outsourcing is bad for America. The writer reports data regarding jobs lost and jobs being lost, even among white-collar workers. The writer explains the meaning of outsourcing and offshoring. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Takeover Panel

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  • The Interpretation of Corporate Social Responsibility in the UK Retail Industry

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  • Will a Union Presence and Collective Bargaining result in Increase Wages Bills

    This 18 page paper looks at an issue pertinent in the UK. There is little doubt that over the last few decades the power and influence of the unions in the UK has declined. The paper considers the impact that unions have had on business and considers if despite the lower level of power recognizing a union in the work place and adopting collective bargaining will result in a higher wages bill for the employer. The bibliography cites 26 sources.

  • Global and Multi-Country Strategies

    This 4 page paper looks at three different products; a personal computer, a washing machine and an online MBA degree and discusses whether a multi-national company should adopt a global or a multi-country strategy for each of these products. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • Environmental Analysis for the Aqualim

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  • Collectivism and Commitment; Implications for Cross Cultural Management

    This 18 page paper considers the following quote and assesses this in the context of lessons for cross culture managers; "As expected, results indicate that collectivism as a cultural value orientation is related to commitment, and exerts a stronger influence on commitment in collectivistic countries. Moreover, the relationships between commitment and outcomes are stronger in a collectivistic context" (Jörg Felfe, Wenhua Yan, Bernd Six, August, 2008). The bibliography cites 17 sources.

  • Cross Boarder Mergers And Acquisitions

    This 15 page paper looks at the problems and challenges of international mergers and acquisitions, and argues that it is more than financial considerations that need to be taken into account of the merger or acquisition is to be successful. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Aspects Of Outsourcing

    This 5 page paper presents a general discussion of outsourcing including the definitions of outsourcing and offshoring. The writer reports the activities that are most often outsourced and where to. The paper also reports some of the hidden costs of outsourcing. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Impact of the Multi Fibre Agreement

    This 38 page paper looks at the impact of the multi fibre agreement (MFA) during its' existence and following its' demise. The first part of the paper examines the background to the MFA looking at why and how it was formed and the controls that were put in place and the way it evolved, including consideration of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC). The second part of the paper looks at the end of the MFA and the ATC considering the countries which are winners and losers. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • RIORDAN MANUFACTURING, PUERTO RICO AND CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

    Presents a compliance plan for Riordan Manufacturing's Puerto Rico branch. Also discusses various laws and regulations in Puerto Rico. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 12-page paper.

  • The Growth of Small Businesses in the UK

    Small business are important to the UK economy, the writer assesses the way that small business in the UK are able to develop and considers whether there is the need of an entrepreneur to make growth pans a reality. The writer looks at campmates such as Dyson and the Bodyshop to assess what factors are needed for a small business to grow. Ten sources are cited in this nine page paper.

  • TWIST JUICE AND THE EGYPTIAN MARKET

    A marketing plan and situational analysis for the Twisted Juice product line in Egypt. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography of this 22-page paper.

  • Ethics and Nike

    Nike's legal and business ethics are explored in this 3 page paper on Nike's practices before and since being accused of ethics violations. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Volunteer Tourism

    The majority of literature on volunteer tourism focuses on the potential positive benefits resulting from the two advantages. However, there are some potential negative aspects associated with volunteer tourism, the right to assess the way that volunteer tourism may have negative results. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Analysis of the Telecom Corporation of New Zealand

    The Telecom Corporation of New Zealand was the incumbent telecoms supplier within New Zealand, which is had to adapt and change is the environment has evolved. The writer examines the company, looking at the strategic profile, financial performance and external influences in order to determine the way in which the organization may move forward. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography this twelve page paper

  • ONLINE SHOPPING, SAUDI ARABIA AND TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE

    Applies the technology acceptance model (TAM) to online shopping in Saudi Arabia. There are 30 sources listed in the bibliography of this 12-page paper.

  • Improving Corporate Governance and Supervision in New Zealand

    The credit crunch and global recession which started ion 2008 has seen many governments reconsider the way that cooperate governance and supervision takes place in their markets. The writer examines the approach adopted towards corporate governance in New Zealand and then looks at the way the United States and the United Kingdom are dealing with these issues to determine if there are any transferable lessons for New Zealand. Eight sources are cited in this eight page paper.

  • Influences of a Multicultural Environment and Merger and Acquisition

    The writer examines the practice of merger and acquisition in a multicultural environment, discussing the influence of culture. The benefits associated with cross cultural merger as well as the problem and challenges are all discussed. Four sources are cited in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • What is Sustainable Tourism?

    The paper is a primer on sustainable and eco-tourism. The writer explains the concept of sustainable tourism and eco-tourism and looks at the way the practice is developing, Examples of sustainable tourism and ecotourism are included. Nineteen sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

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