Return date: 04-Nov-2013
Length: 3,000 words (600 words on each question)
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Topics 7 to 12 are covered in this assessment
You must illustrate your
answers with real examples showing evidence of research outside
of the textbook.
the main steps in the process of international strategic management.
are some of the main problems faced by firms in undertaking this process?
the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) and concisely
describe the range of issues (including environmental ones) that a firm
needs to take into consideration in formulating its CSR strategies.
the approaches used by different authors to explain the stages of export
development used by international businesses.
some ways in which firms could overcome the mistakes often made by
point format, concisely describe the modes of internationalisation other
are some of the risks involved in the above modes and what can be done to
try to minimise them?
why firms engaged in international businesses often form strategic alliances
with overseas firms, indicating the advantages of these alliances.
Describe the different types
of International Business Organisational Design in
your own words and give a real example of each structure.
Comment on the effectiveness of each of your examples.
concisely what is involved in the control process in international
business (including at different levels).
concisely in your own words (backed up with references) the range of
control problems facing an international business, and outline the
key methods for dealing with control in international businesses.
Reference has to be include
Assessment item 2 has been designed to test your
understanding of the material covered in Topics 7 to 12 and to meet the
learning objectives listed in the Study Guide for those topics.
As per Assessment Item 1.