International Business: The Challenge of Global Competition / Edition 12

International Business: The Challenge of Global Competition / Edition 12

by Donald A. Ball, Michael Geringer, Jeanne M. McNett, Michael S. Minor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073381403

ISBN-13: 9780073381404

Pub. Date: 02/06/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Political,technological,market,cost and competitive changes have driven many businesses to expand operations globally — creating an explosion in the growth rate of international businesses. Firms operating across borders must also deal with the following forces in foreign and domestic environments:
- competitive
- distributive
- economic
-…  See more details below

Overview

Political,technological,market,cost and competitive changes have driven many businesses to expand operations globally — creating an explosion in the growth rate of international businesses. Firms operating across borders must also deal with the following forces in foreign and domestic environments:
- competitive
- distributive
- economic
- socioeconomic
- financial
- legal
- physical
- political
- sociocultural The relationship of the forces in foreign and domestic environments forms the basis of Ball & McCulloch�s International Business model.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073381404
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/06/2009
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

1International Business: Diversity and Competitiveness2
Appendix A: Careers in International Business23
2International Trade and Foreign Investment28
3Economic Theories on International Trade, Development, and Investment72
Videocase I: Vanguard Pollution Control Company110
4International Organizations116
5International Monetary System and Balance of Payments154
Videocase II: International Finance182
6Financial Forces186
7Economic and Socioeconomic Forces212
8Physical and Environmental Forces240
9Sociocultural Forces268
10Political Forces312
11Legal Forces346
12Labor Forces376
13Competitive and Distributive Forces400
Videocase III: Trading Attitudes446
14Market Assessment and Analysis452
15Marketing Internationally472
16Export and Import Practices and Procedures516
17Evolution of Centrally Planned Economies550
18Human Resource Management584
19Global Operations Management612
20Financial Management646
21Strategic Planning and Organizational Design672
22Control and Technology-Driven Changes694
Videocase IV: The Evolution of Ogre Mills708
Appendix B: Three Diversified Cases710
Endnotes717
Glossary737
Name Index752
Company Index755
Subject Index759

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