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1) Explain the IMF (International
Monetary Fund). What is it and how does it affect international business
management? (300 word min required)
2)What is the World Bank? How is
it different from the IMF? Why is it controversial? (300 word min required)3) Identify and explain two of the
consequences of foreign investment. (300 word min required)
4) What factors would you evaluate
if you were an investor? Pretend you wanted to open a manufacturing plant to
boost production of your wildly popular technological gizmo. What sorts of
criteria would you evaluate in determining where to invest? Now pretend that
you were looking for a short-term bond purchase for your company’s retirement
plan. What factors would influence your decision to invest in this case? (550 word min required)
5) According to Forbes’s article,
“A 5 Step Primer for Entering an International Market,” five tips are provided
to help a business enter the international market. Describe and explain, in
your own words, two of these. What would happen if you, as a business, skipped
these two steps when entering an international market? (550 word min required)
6) Geert Hofstede is well-known as
a cultural expert. Identify his 5 cultural dimensions and explain two of those.
Why is it important to know and understand cultural differences? Would
international business management “suffer” without this knowledge Hofstede has
provided? (550 word min required)
7) Five different ethical theories were described in your
readings from week 8. Choose of these theories and explain why you think that
theory best fits international business management and multicultural relations.
How would you, as a business manager, use this theory to make decisions in the
international environment? (550 word min required)
8) Is it important to consider
cultural differences when conducting an international human resource strategy?
Why or why not? (500 word min required)
9) In the SUNY Levin Institute
article, there are three cultural impacts of globalization identified. Choose
one and explain its impact on globalization. (500 word min required)
10) The SUNY Levin Institute article
identified cultural challenges for globalization. Choose one and explain why it
is a challenge and why international business managers should be concerned
about it. (500 word min required)
IMF/ World Bank: http://www.globalization101.org/category/issues-in-depth/imfworld-bank/.
The Origins of the IFIs: http://www.globalization101.org/the-origins-of-the-ifis/.
The International Monetary
Introduction to Foreign Direct
Positive Effects of Foreign
Investment (read all topics/pages): www.cis.wtamu.edu/home/index.php/swer/article/viewFile/54/48.
Financial Volatility (read all
5-Step Primer for Entering a Foreign