Managing in global environment

Jun 7th, 2015
Business & Finance
Price: $50 USD

Question description

  Assume your company has decided to expand their US business into an international business( China). You have been asked by your company to research potential countries to determine which country they should expand their business to as their first overseas venture.

Assignment Criteria:

A. Introduction

a. Pick a real organization to use as your template organization for this project. The organization can be a large multinational organization, a large domestic organization, a small organization, or your current  employer. State whether your organization will be selling a product , selling a service, or set-up a manufacturing facility.  

b. Research and determine a country that you would recommend to your CEO for international expansion. State the name of the country you will be recommending for international expansion.  

B. Perform a country study to help determine the any potential issues, costs, and the benefits of doing business in a particular country.  At the end of your study, write a brief summary (250 words or more) that concludes your findings highlighting some of the challenges, benefits, costs, etc associated with entering this country.

Below is a list of the environmental factors you need to study and discuss in your study.



o GDP –real growth rate

o GDP – per capita


o By occupation

Total Exports

o Exports – commodities

o Exports - partners

Total Imports

o Import – commodities

o Import - partners

Infrastructure – physical (transportation) & informational (communication)



o Industries growth rate


Natural resources

Access to resources and raw materials


Land use

Current environmental issues

Natural Hazards


Type of government

Political stability 

Foreign investment and approval procedures 

Regulatory requirements 

Labor and employment laws 

Governmental assistance programs for foreign businesses

Tax laws and applicable treaties 

Under External Links in our course I have provided you with a link to the CIA factbook, this is a great resource to find out many of the above facts about a country.  I do require that you use at least two additional sources to complete this assignment.  PLEASE remember to cite all your sources; proper citation of your sources is a requirement for this course. This assignment is to be a minimum of 2 - 4 pages typed, font 12, double-spaced.

l  Cite all your sources using APA style. See External Links for guidance in using APA style citations.

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