MGT 448 Week 4
Individual Assignment Case Study Nike Sweatshop Debate Case Study
Select one of the following cases from the International Business Textbook:
“Nike: The Sweatshop Debate” at the end of Part 2
“Google in China” at the end of Chapter 4
“Boeing versus Airbus: Two Decades of Trade Disputes” at the end of Part 3 (Video is not required to complete this case.)
“The Russian Ruble Crisis and Its Aftermath” at the end of Part 4
“Molex” at the end of Part 6
“Merrill Lynch in Japan” at the end of Part 6
Write a 500- to 750-word paper in which you address the following topics:
Describe the legal, cultural, and ethical challenges that confront the global business presented in your selected case study.
Determine the various roles that host governments played in this particular global business operation.
Summarize the strategic and operational challenges facing global managers illustrated in your selected case.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
What are the international and regional institutions that comprise the global monetary and financial system? What role do these institutions play in promoting global business operations?
Under what conditions is it better to borrow funds from a domestic (home country) bank? When might it be necessary to borrow from a target country financial institution? Explain your answer.
What are the elements of capital budgeting? How do you determine these elements in the global business arena? Provide examples of how you would use capital budgeting analysis to determine the desirability of global projects?
When would a firm choose to operate on a transnational basis? Under what circumstances would a firm use a localization strategy? When would an international strategy be employed? Support your answers with examples.