How Big Global Businesses Compare


Assignment 1: How Big Global Businesses Compare 
Due Week 4 and worth 200 points

 Select one (1) global industry, such as the automobile or cell phone  industry. Next, use the Internet to research three (3) major  international competitors within the chosen industry. Take note of  manner in which the popular international business press (e.g.,  newspapers, magazines, e-zines, press releases, etc.) depicts the  selected companies.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Compare and contrast the three (3) models of culture. Next, select  one (1) of the researched international competitors, and ascertain the  model of culture that is most appropriate for the selected international  competitor. Provide a rationale for your response.
  2. Recommend the type of economic system that best relates to each of  the researched international competitors. Predict three (3) potential  effects of such an economic system on the societies in which the system  is involved. Provide a rationale for your response.
  3. Speculate on the major reasons why certain countries have lagged  behind other countries in economic development. Recommend three (3)  generic actions that the three (3) researched major competitors could  take in order to encourage economic progress within these countries.  Provide a rationale for your response.
  4. Imagine that you have been given the opportunity to lead one (1) of  the three (3) researched international competitors. Select one (1)  company in which you are interested in leading, and provide a rationale  for your choice. Propose the necessary major steps—including education,  social development, community activities, bargaining skills, language  skills, conflict management skills, etc.—that you would need to take in  order to propel you from where you are today to a global leadership /  management position at your chosen company.
  5. Suggest two (2) global changes in expansion, technology, marketing,  products, services, human resources, and customer service, etc., that  you would make as CEO of the selected international organization from  Question 4. Provide a rationale for your response.
  6. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this  assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as  academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with  one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA  or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional  instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the  student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.  The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required  assignment page length.
  • Posted: a day ago
  • Due: 26/01/2019
  • Budget: $20