The International Business Environment

The International Business Environment : Text and Cases

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Appropriate for graduate level (MBA) courses in International Business. This MBA level text focuses on five aspects of the cross border environment: exchange rates and international capital markets, trading patterns and regimes, regulatory content, and political content.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 210.1 x 275.3 x 23.6mm | 1,055g
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0131104969
  • 9780131104969

Table of contents

1. Introduction.

2. Forces of Globalization.

3. Foreign Exchange: The Basics. Case 1: Foreign Exchange Problem Set.

4. Foreign Exchange: Transaction Exposure. Case 2: Piermont Inc. Case 3: World Wildlife Fund and Debt-for-Nature.

5. Exchange Rates: Economic Exposure. Case 4: Economic Exposure to Exchange Rates: Problem Set. Case 5: Campbell Soup in Japan. Case 6: E. I. DuPont de Nemours in Japan.

6. Theories of International Trade. Case 7: International Trade: Problem Set.

7. The Trading Environment of International Business: Laws and Institutions. Case 8: The Chips Are Down. Case 9: Boeing Versus Airbus: GATT and Mouse.

8. The Regulatory Environment of International Business. Case 10: Dresser France S. A. and the Soviet Gas Pipeline.

9. The Ethical and Social Responsibility Environment of International Business. Case 11: Union Carbide and Bhopal: Diary of a Disaster (A). Case 12: Nicolo Pignatelli and Gulf Italia (A).

10. Country Risk Analysis. Case 13: Nike in China.

11. Political Risk Analysis. Case 14: Gulfstream and Sukhoi: The Supersonic Business Jet. Case 15: Note on the Corporate Jet Market and Supersonic Transportation.

12. The Analysis of MNEs by Countries. Case 16: Dow Indonesia.

13. The Cultural Environment of International Business. Case 17: West Coast University and Hamamatsu Chemical.

14. Competitive Strategy and the International Business Environment. Case 18: The Honda-Yamaha War.

15. Designing Organizations for the International Environment. Case 19: ABB Asea Brown Boveri (A): The Merger.
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