DQ 1.Why do companies "go global?" Discuss the relative advantages of globalization versus regionalization/localization.
DQ 2.How do you assess the current state of cultural awareness in the client organization and in the individual? What types of information would you collect and review to establish the current state baseline?
DQ 3.What are the reasons that companies embark on cross-border strategic alliances? What other motivations may prompt such alliances?
DQ 4.What is involved in strategic implementation? Explain how politics and/or governments may influence strategic implementation?
Individual Assignment Electronic Reserve Reading Summary
Use the search strings in the Week 1-3 Electronic Reserve Readings link.
Find two to three interesting articles and write a one-paragraph summary of each.
Learning Team Assignment Training Program Part I
Resources: Training Program - Scenario and Training Program -
Review the Training Program - Scenario.
Coordinate with your Learning Team to select one country for each member to research.
Research (individually) culturally appropriate communicative styles and business ethics prevalent for your selected country.
• Compare them with those of the United States.
• Review the website, annual report, and other relevant information for that organization.
Discuss your findings with your Learning Team in preparation for completing the Training Program - Preparation worksheet.
Complete the Training Program - Preparation.