DQ 1.How would/can a cultural awareness strategy change, considering a company’s many different options of entry into international markets? What factors do you see as making the decision to change a viable one?
DQ 2.I am sitting in a cab, heading home after flying in from a long negotiations meeting. Within this process, some personnel issues arose about the pending holidays which made me think of this class.
So, I pose this question to you... What do you do when you have different cultures that have differnt religious practices and celebrate different holidays?
DQ 3.Explain the process of environmental assessment. What are the major international variables to consider in the scanning process? How well do you think managers conduct environmental assessment?
DQ 4.When deciding to expand internationally, where are the risks for the company, considering such an expansion? How can these risks be mitigated?
Individual Assignment Cultural Awareness Plan: Part I – Preparation
Resources: Cultural Awareness Plan - Scenario and Cultural
Awareness Plan - Preparation
Review the Cultural Awareness Plan - Scenario.
Research 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.
Complete the Cultural Awareness Plan - Preparation.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment and Turnitin report.
Note: Weeks 5 and 6 are very similar to weeks 3 and 4... you are just doing it on your own!
Note: Outside research is required for this assignment
Individual Assignment Electronic Reserve Reading Summary
Use the search strings in the Week 5 Electronic Reserve Readings link.
Find two to three interesting articles and write a one-paragraph summary of each.