2: Expansion into a Foreign Market, Part II
to Assignment 1 to complete this assignment. (You did the 1st Part)
that the company reviewed, voted on, and accepted the study that you prepared
for Assignment 1. Everyone involved is satisfied with your analysis of the
country’s culture, politics, laws, ethics, and economics. Now, you are being
asked to look into the business aspects of a deal, and report on customers,
markets, competitors, and finances of one foreign organization with which the
company might choose to deal. Note:
Avoid expressing personal opinions of the market.
Write a six to eight
(6-8) page paper in which you:
- Select the
organization that the company would like to deal with, and briefly describe its
business profile. Note: Your
description should include, at a minimum, but not be limited to the
organization’s mission, lines of business, and main products / services.
- Analyze the
fundamental approaches that the company might take in dealing with the proposed
organization (e.g., export, FDI).
- Determine the best
option for the company to use in order to minimize foreign exchange risks.
Justify the response.
- Suggest two (2) ways
in which the company could leverage politics and laws in order to maximize the
probability of a successful deal. Provide a rationale for the response.
- Determine the key
financial, operations, marketing, and human resources commitments that the
company must make. Next, recommend one (1) strategy that the company could use
in order to fulfill at least one (1) of these commitments. Justify the
- Use at least two (2)
quality references. Note: Wikipedia
and other Websites and blogs do not quality as academic
Your assignment must
follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check
with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page
containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are
not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course
learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
· Analyze the
challenges and advantages of foreign direct investment.
· Appraise the
strategies companies use to minimize risk in the foreign exchange
· Formulate supporting
financial management, operations/production, marketing, and human resource
management strategies to conduct international operations.
· Use technology and
information resources to research issues in international business
- Write clearly and
concisely about international business environment using proper writing
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