- International businesses make up a huge proportion of growing businesses world wide.
- All businesses are affected by events happening globally and competition.
- Exporting and importing are major (Ball, D. et al., 2006)
ÃƒÂ¯Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â· Consider the following scenario: You have been asked by the director of your department to put together a ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œlunch-and-learnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â wherein you will give your coworkers an introduction to the concepts of international strategy and organizational design.
ÃƒÂ¯Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â· Create a 10-slide MicrosoftÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® PowerPointÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â® presentation.
ÃƒÂ¯Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â· Address the following topics:
o The relevance of international strategy to businesspeople
o The global strategic planning process
o Prediction of changes in the business environment affecting strategic planning
o Explain the relationship between strategic planning and organizational design
o Assess the types of controls in an international company
ÃƒÂ¯Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â· Include detailed speaker notes
Ball, D. A., McCulloch, W. H. Jr., Frantz, P. L., Geringer, J. M., & Minor, M. S. (2006). International business: The challenge of global competition (10th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.