Assignment: Case 1
1. Read the case at the end of Chapter 2 in International Business. 2. Write a 4 -page case analysis. Include section headers in your case analysis. Cite resources as appropriate to support your findings. 3. Submit your paper to turnitin.com. Your professor will supply the course ID and password for the course.
The case should analysis is to contain the following sections:
Section 1: "Provide a general description........" Hopefully this is pretty self-explanatory. Section 2: "Define the central issue......" Explain what you believe the central issues to be in this case, i.e. Government corruption, High risk of FDI, Poorly developed infrastructure, etc. Or perhaps it is some combination of these factors & others. Section 3: "Define the country's goals" What do you think the country's current goals are....or should be? Section 4: "Identify the constraints......." What are the major "roadblocks" that prevent the country from reaching their goals? Section 5: "Identify all the relevant alternatives" What potential alternatives do you believe they have to help reach their goals? Section 6: "Select the best alternative......" What do you believe to be their best alternative & how would you justify your answer? Section 7: "Develop an implementation plan" Describe how you would go about the task of implementing your "best alternative"?
You are not to answer the questions at the end of the case. However, the questions should help you formulate where your thinking should be taking you during your analysis based on international business theory.
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