BUSN419 - Essay Questions

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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 Fund: http://www.globalization101.org/the-international-monetary-fund/.

The World Bank: http://www.globalization101.org/the-world-bank-2/

Introduction to Foreign Direct Investment: www.nber.org/chapters/c6531.pdf.

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 topics/pages): www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2013/wp1329.pdf.

5-Step Primer for Entering a Foreign Market


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