Embry MBAA604 All Assignments

Embry MBAA604 All Assignments

 

 

Throughout the course you will solve cases designed to analyze topics related to international business

Your first case study will be the closing case at the end of Chapter 5: Case Study 1: Emerging Markets: Brazil’s Quest for Comparative Advantage This case study may be used to help understand the concept of comparative advantage

Your assignment is to complete requirements 1, 2, 3, and 4 This activity is due by the last day of Module 1 Before you submit your document, make sure you thoroughly review your response See the Case Analysis Rubric for grading criteria

Your second case study will be the closing case at the end of Chapter 7:

 

The Swiss Franc: A Currency from Where?

This case study may be used to help you have a better understanding of currency exchange

Your assignment is tocomplete requirements 1, 2, 3 and 4 This activity is due by the last day of Module 2 Before you submit your document, make sure you thoroughly review your response See the Case Analysis Rubric for grading criteria

Your third case study will be the closing case at the end of Chapter 13: Moving Headquarters Overseas This case study may be used to help understand the information necessary when making decisions regarding international business operations

Your assignment is to complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 This activity is due by the last day of Module 3 Before you submit your document, make sure you thoroughly review your response See the Case Analysis Rubric for grading criteria

Your seventh case study will be the closing case at the end of Chapter 15: Cut Salaries or Cut Jobs? This case study may be helpful in understanding the implications of a firm moving to another country and culture in order to manage a subsidiary

Your assignment is to complete requirements 1, 2, and 3 This activity is due by the last day of Module 7 Before you submit your document, make sure you thoroughly review your response See Case Analysis Rubric for grading criteria

Your fifth case study will be the closing case at the end of Chapter 3:

 

Chiquita Sticks its Bananas Out

This case study may be helpful in understanding ethics in the international business environment

Your assignment is tocomplete requirements 1, 2, 3, and 4 This activity is due by the last day of Module 9 Before you submit your document, make sure you thoroughly review your response See Case Study Rubric for grading criteria

Each group member will be required to submit the same response to Group Project 1

Before you submit your group input, review the document to make sure it accurately reflects the group position on this topic If for some reason you feel that your position/opinions on this subject were not adequately reflected in the group submission, feel free to submit your additions/deletions along with the group submission, but indicate which material you have added

On your individual submission, be sure that each group member’s name is included in the top left corner on the first page of the document, with your name listed first in bold font After each group member’s name, rate group participation using the criteria and example listed in the Group Rating Document  This information will be considered by your instructor in assigning individual grades for the group project

Each group member will be required to submit the same response to Group Project 2

Before you submit your group input, review the document to make sure it accurately reflects the group position on this topic If for some reason you feel that your position/opinions on this subject were not adequately reflected in the group submission, feel free to submit your additions/deletions along with the group submission, but indicate which material you have added

On your individual submission, be sure that each group member’s name is included in the top left corner on the first page of the document,with your name listed first in bold font After each group member’s name, rate group participation using the criteria and example listed in the Group Rating Document This information will be considered by your instructor in assigning individual grades for the group project

 

Each group member will be required to submit the same response to Group Project 3

Before you submit your group input, review the document to make sure it accurately reflects the group position on this topic If for some reason you feel that your position/opinions on this subject were not adequately reflected in the group submission, feel free to submit your additions/deletions along with the group submission, but indicate which material you have added

On your individual submission, be sure that each group member’s name is included in the top left corner on the first page of the document, with your name listed first in bold font After each group member’s name, rate group participation using the criteria and example listed in the Group Rating Document This information will be considered by your instructor in assigning individual grades for the group project

Each group member will be required to submit the same response to Group Project 4

Before you submit your group input, review the document to make sure it accurately reflects the group position on this topic If for some reason you feel that your position/opinions on this subject were not adequately reflected in the group submission, feel free to submit your additions/deletions along with the group submission, but indicate which material you have added

On your individual submission, be sure that each group member’s name is included in the top left corner on the first page of the document,with your name listed first in bold font After each group member’s name, rate group participation using the criteria and example listed in the Group Rating Document This information will be considered by your instructor in assigning individual grades for the group project

A 12-15 page research paper (excluding appendices, table of contents, abstract, reference and bibliography) is required You will select an aviation firm or aviation related firm operating in the international business environment This will be prepared consistent with the current APA Publication Manual and will have a minimum of ten separate references (No Wiki’s or Pedia’s) Some of the bibliography and references will most likely come from the firm you have chosen, eg, source documents, annual reports, and financial statements As such, this reduces the need for peer-reviewed sources However, peer reviewed sources are still important and should be listed in the bibliography/reference section(s) and cited in the paper as appropriate

This paper is due the last scheduled day of the course Grading rubrics are provided in the online course The research paper is worth 30% of the final course grade Late submissions are subject to a 2% per day or part of a day penalty In addition, the research paper will be prepared consistent with the following guidelines:

1 This serves as an introduction to the Research Paper Introduce the various topics that will be addressed in the research paper Identify the method(s) that will be used to collect the data for the topics and how that data will be evaluated

2 There will be a brief discussion of the firm to include its principle goods and services, market share, geographic locations where it operates, and major competitors

3 Evaluate the firm’s leadership and management philosophies

4 Evaluate human resource management policies This includes any recent labor disputes, the use of the local area labor market, and recruitment strategies

5 Describe and discuss the organizational design and describe any marketing strategies for your firm

6 Discuss how your firm manages cultural and ethical issues throughout the world

7 Describe and analyze any recent or ongoing strategies related to global operations for your firm Examples include expanding operations to other geographic areas, entry modes into markets, or strategies to increase market share for their goods or services

8 Evaluates the companies’ e-commerce initiatives and discuss whether or not these strategies have enhanced the growth of the firm

9 Discuss the political environment for your firm and its effect on import/exports of the principal good or service This discussion could include trade blocs, trade barriers and/or regional trade agreements

10 The discussion should provide a brief summary of the previous sections and the conclusions you have reached

11 Organize your research paper to logically flow and address all requirements This research paper will be graded on both content and format

12 Provide an Appendix that lists the page number(s) in your research paper where the answers to requirements 1-10 can be found.

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