Creative Thinking

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Discussion 1: “Success and Failure of Firms around the Globe.” Based on your analysis of the first core perspective, “an institution-based view,” and the second core perspective, “a resource-based view,” Please respond to the following: •Describe what an institution-based view comprises and give examples of at least two countries and specify the changes they have made to enable foreign firms to succeed within their borders. •Explain what the second core perspective, “a resource-based view,” contains and describe at least two examples of how some foreign firms have overcome “a liability of foreignness” in a foreign country. •Choose a multinational enterprise (MNE) and depict some pros and cons it has encountered in at least one foreign country.

Disscussion 2:
Discussion 2: “The Pendulum View.” Based on your evaluation of the pendulum view on globalization and the G-20 countries, please respond to the following: •Discuss the actions of at least two specific countries or regions which changed their policies on global trade and investment, and contrast them with the previous policies. •Classify at least three benefits and three costs of globalization. •Conclude at least two ways the G-20 countries could assist in combating the global economic crisis and help to restore economic growth.

Pholosophy:
Discussion 1: “Knowing and Thinking.”

E. M. Forrester once said, “How can I know what I think until I see what I say?” Please respond to the following:

Find one (1) quote in Chapter 1 made by some other famous person about “knowing” or “thinking” which you think best describes your own viewpoint. •Explain how the quote you chose relates to one of the roles of thinking. •Explain why the quote or comment you chose is meaningful to you.

Discussion 2:
Discussion 2: “Barriers to Objective Thinking.”

Some people define themselves by their possessions, religious beliefs, abilities, or other factors. “Defining yourself” is a topic about which...
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