This book contains fifteen chapters, each accompanied by a case--some developed by the authors. Focuses on the environmental factors affecting the MNE. It focuses on 5 aspects of cross-border environments: exchange rates and international capital markets, trading patterns and regimes, the regulatory context, political context, and cultural context. Appropriate for schools that are "internationalizing" their curricula.
2. Forces of Globalization.
3. Foreign Exchange: The Basics. Case 1: Foreign Exchange Problem Set.
4. Foreign Exchange: Transaction Exposure. Case 2: Piermont Inc. Case 3: World Wildlife Fund and Debt-for-Nature.
5. Exchange Rates: Economic Exposure. Case 4: Economic Exposure to Exchange Rates: Problem Set. Case 5: Campbell Soup in Japan. Case 6: E. I. DuPont de Nemours in Japan.
6. Theories of International Trade. Case 7: International Trade: Problem Set.
7. The Trading Environment of International Business: Laws and Institutions. Case 8: The Chips Are Down. Case 9: Boeing Versus Airbus: GATT and Mouse.
8. The Regulatory Environment of International Business. Case 10: Dresser France S. A. and the Soviet Gas Pipeline.
9. The Ethical and Social Responsibility Environment of International Business. Case 11: Union Carbide and Bhopal: Diary of a Disaster (A). Case 12: Nicolo Pignatelli and Gulf Italia (A).
10. Country Risk Analysis. Case 13: Nike in China.
11. Political Risk Analysis. Case 14: Gulfstream and Sukhoi: The Supersonic Business Jet. Case 15: Note on the Corporate Jet Market and Supersonic Transportation.
12. The Analysis of MNEs by Countries. Case 16: Dow Indonesia.
13. The Cultural Environment of International Business. Case 17: West Coast University and Hamamatsu Chemical.
14. Competitive Strategy and the International Business Environment. Case 18: The Honda-Yamaha War.
15. Designing Organizations for the International Environment. Case 19: ABB Asea Brown Boveri (A): The Merger.