international business 135

Please use the attached presentation that will make the answers more relevant. I have also attached a presentation for question 18. Use the cases attached for the questions that are asking about the cases. Thank you

Questions:

1)Identify 2 reasons exchange rates are so important to companies, and give a specific company and country example of each.

2)identify 5 variables you would focus on in predicting currency crises.

3)Why are crises so difficult to predict?

4)Identify one benefit of regional economic integration (and one beneficiary), and one cost of regional economic integration (and one example of those disadvantaged).

5)Identify two levels of regional economic integration, and an example of each.

6)How did the Chiquita caserelate to our discussion of regional integration? Give two examples.

7)How can supply chain decisions support each of the international firm strategies? Give a company example for each of the 4 strategies.

8)How can marketing strategies support each of the international firm strategies? Give a company example for each of the 4 strategies.

9)How can research and development (R&D) strategies support each of the international firm strategies? Give a company example for each of the 4 strategies.

10) How can human resources (HR) decisions support each of the international firm strategies? Give a company example for each of the 4 strategies

11)Identify two factors associated with where companies should locate production, and give a company and country example of each.

12)Give a company example of the “make or buy” decision.

13)Identify two characteristics on which on a global company’s “marketing mix” might be based, and give a specific company and country example.

14)Identify two reasons Global Human Resources Management is often more difficult than Domestic Human Resources Management, and give a specific company and country example.

15)Identify 3 course topics that the Starwood, Marriott, and Cubacase addressed–and give an example for each topic.

16)Relate stakeholder analysis to supply chain analysis by identifying a 5-stage supply chain for a specific company, and identifying the key stakeholder associated with each.

17)Of the 6cases, we discussed in class (Bre-X Indonesia, Ceylon Tea Services, AES Telasi, Currency Crises, Chiquita, and Starwood), identify the one you found the most useful, and identify 3 reasons why.

18)Identify your group project company and the country you chose for entry. Identify 2 costs and 2 benefits of FDI relative to Trade or Licensing for that company in the country you chose.