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Assignment SM 0376 Doing Business in Europe, Asia & the Americas

Rio Tinto / BHP List of Reference (Dec 22 / 23, 2010)

Question 1

1a – Key Reference

1. Johnson, G., Scholes, K. and Whittington, R. (2008), Exploring Corporate Strategy: Text and Cases, 8th Edn. Edinburgh: Pearson.(pp 54-67)

1b - Key Reference

1. CKR: Chapter 14, page 392 – 418;

2. Stonehouse, G., Campbell, D., Hamil, J. & Purdie, T. (2004), Global and Transnational Business – Strategy and Management, 2nd Ed. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester (Chap 14, pp 403 – 413);

3. Styles, C. & Hersch, L. (2005), “Relationship Formation in International Joint Ventures: Insights from Australian-Malaysian International Joint Ventures”, Journal of International Marketing, 13(3), pp 105-134;

4. Park, S. H. & Russo, M. (1996), “When Competition Eclipses Cooperation: An Event History Analysis of Joint Venture Failure”, Management Science, 42(6), pp 875-889.

1c - Key Reference

1. Beamish, P. and Lupton, N. (2009), ‘Managing Joint Ventures’, Academy of Management Perspectives, 23(2) pp. 75-94

2. Deresky, H. (2008) International Management, Managing Across Borders and Cultures: Text and Cases, 6th Edn. New York: Pearson (Chap 7 – p273)

3. Geringer, J. (1991), ‘Strategic Determinants of Partner Selection Criteria in International Joint Ventures’, Journal of International Business Studies, 22(1), pp. 41-62

4. Shah, R. and Swaminathan, V. (2008), ‘Factors Influencing Partner Selection in Strategic Alliances: The Moderating Role of Alliance Context’, Strategic Management Journal, 29 (5), pp471-494

5. Mohr, J. and Spekman, R. (1994), Characteristics of Partnership Success: Behavior, and Conflict Resolution Techniques, Strategic Management Journal, 15(2), pp135-152

Question 3

Key Reference

1. Hanavanich et al (2003), “An event study of the effect of partner and location cultural differences in joint ventures”, International Business Review , Vol. 12

2. Hurn, B. (2007), ‘The Influence of Culture on International Business Negotiation’ Industrial and Commercial Training, 39 (7), pp 354 – 360

3. Lothar Katz (2007), Negotiating International Business (Country: Australia); Booksurge Publishing (www.NegIntBiz.com)

4. Salacuse, J. W. (1998), “Ten Ways that Culture Affects Negotiating Styles: Some Survey Results”, Negotiation Journal, July, pp 221-240

5. Browaeys, MJ & Price, R. (2008) Understanding Cross-cultural Management; p. 82-88, 96-106, 274-9

6. Edward W. Christensen and George G. Gordon (1999), “An Exploration of Industry, Culture and Revenue Growth”, Organization Studies, Vol. 20: 397

7. George G. Gordon (1991), “Industry determinants of Organization Culture”, The Academy of Management Review; Apr; 16, 2; pg. 396

8. G. Stonehouse et al., (2004) Global and Transnational Business (2nd edition), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, p. 67

Question 4

1. Cavusgil, S., Knight, G. and Riesenberger, J. (2008), International Business - Strategy, Management, and the New Realities, (Chap 19) [Overview of Topic]

2. Eiteman, D., Stonehill, d., and Moffett, M. (2004), Multinational Business Finance, 10th Edn, Pearson (Chap 11 – 13 : Teaching Note)

3. Moffett, Stonehill and Eiteman, (2009), Fundamentals of Multinational Finance, 3rd Edn, Pearson :-

4. Chap 12 – The Global Cost and Availability of Capital (pp 338 -358)

5. Chap 14 – Financial Structure and International Debt (pp 400 – 416)

6. Chap 9 - 10 – Foreign Exchange Exposure

a. pp 253 – 270

b. pp 293 – 304

7. Chap 21 – Multinational Tax Management (pp 591 – 602)

Question 1: three parts (each part 10@) Lecture 2, 8, 9 teaching notes 1

Lecture 8: Motivations for Joint Venture

Press Release / industry

Objective: change mining industry structure (The second with the third-largest company JV, catch up with the largest)

Theory: 1) PESTEL

2) Porter...
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