1000+ documents containing “global environment”.
Thousands of companies compete in the global environment. Some of the most prominent global companies are Exxon Mobil, Microsoft, Nestle, Honda, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and HSBC. These companies all operate in different industries, and many are based outside of the United States. For companies, operating in the global environment gives them access to a wide range of customers, providing not only growth opportunities but geographic diversification. Global presence can also help a company to attract top talent from around the world, giving it further competitive advantage over companies that are not global in nature. For consumers, global companies often offer a mix of global and local products, providing variety but also product consistency. Shareholders benefit from the diversification and sources of growth.
Exchange rates between nations are directly affected by the differential interest rates. The value of money changes at different rates in different countries, and these changes are reflected….
Van Bergen, J. (2011). 6 factors that influence exchange rates. Investopedia. Retrieved April 7, 2011 from http://www.investopedia.com/articles/basics/04/050704.asp
Reuters. (2011). C$ climbs ahead of Canada March jobs data. Reuters. Retrieved April 7, 2011 from http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/07/markets-canada-dollar-bonds-idUSN0726600020110407
ather, the organizations or the future will have to create mutual dependencies and new organizations structures that enable networks of management and "virtual" or "boundary less" organizational structures that facilitate organizational effectiveness in the "turbulent" business environment (Mccann, 2004: 42). This means that organizations must become more agile to act more decisively, cultivating and aligning resources more quickly and creating and transforming as well as sharing knowledge more efficiently (Mccann, 2004). One way that organizations can do this is by eliminating the traditional barriers that exist between management and other levels of the organization. This suggests a greater emphasis on decentralization and more emphasis or streamlining operations through participative management.
Of course this more open organizational structure does not come without risks and costs. A more open organizational style does afford greater adaptability and flexibility but can also create increased costs and inhibit certain controls; organizations may also become in some….
Dean, J.W. And D.E. Bowen. 1994. "Management theory and total quality: Improving research and practice through theory improvement." Academy of Management Review 19: 393- 418.
Euske, N. And K. Roberts. 1987. "Evolving Perspectives in Organization Theory:
Communication Implications." In Handbook of Organizational Communication: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Eds. F. Jablin, L. Putnam, K. Roberts, and L. Porter. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Culpan, R. (2002). Global Business Alliances: Theory and Practice. Westport: Quorum
Global Environment Continue to Deteriorate?
Given the planet's struggling economic and social conditions, the exploding population, the spreading plague of violence, the increasing depletion of natural resources (forests, etc.) and the urgent need for new energy resources, the ignorance towards conservation and sustainability, and the heating up of the planet, there is every reason to believe that the deterioration of the world's environment will indeed continue. That is not to say the planet is destined to be degraded to the point that it will be uninhabitable for human existence. The health of the environment certainly doesn't have to continue to spiral downward. But to the question posed for this paper, yes, the global environment is -- and will continue to be for the foreseeable future -- on a path of dramatic deterioration.
hy is the environment deteriorating? Description of historical / social background
There are many reasons why the environment of Planet….
Awuah-Nyamekye, Samuel. (2009). Salvaging Nature: the Akan Religio-Cultural Perspective.
Worldviews, Vol. 13, 251-282.
Center for Biological Diversity. (2011). Deepwater Horizon still taking "deadly toll" on Gulf
Wildlife. Retrieved May 15, 2011, from http://ww4report.com/node/9797 .
Child Labor in the Global Environment
Child labor has received opposition from all corners of the world. However, still there are companies that in exploiting their market in other countries they find opportunity of practicing child labor mainly because these countries might be having strict laws but they do little to protect the rights of children. Nike is among the companies that have been found to be using child labor in the production of its soccer balls in other countries.
Pakistan, of course have laws against child labor and slavery, but their government to some extent have paved the way for these acts since they do little to curb it out. It is only through boycott by the United States as well as other nations has slavery and child-based industries been impacted. Moreover the constitution of the United States describe child labor as illegal and inhuman practice and any company from….
As the national and regional cultures form a broad base of expectations of how important commitments and their fulfillment are and how their importance varies by culture, the individual relationships of managers in outsourcing provider and client companies also goes through a fine-tuning process on how deadlines of projects are handled. It is common knowledge that one of the most difficult aspects of attaining CQ is overcoming the major differences in the perception of time between national and organizational cultures. For CQ to realize its full potential, measures of cultural variation need to also be included in the learning sequences, syllabus design and continual reinforcement of concepts and practical application. The Hofstede Five Cultural Dimensions Model (Hofstede, 1983) is commonly used specifically for this part of ensuring managers and their team attains a high level of understanding as they are given instruction and coaching on how to increase their….
Soon Ang, Andrew C. Inkpen. (2008). Cultural Intelligence and Offshore Outsourcing Success: A Framework of Firm-Level Intercultural Capability. Decision Sciences, 39(3), 337. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1525189081).
Soon Ang, Linn Van Dyne, Christine Koh. (2006). Personality Correlates of the Four-Factor Model of Cultural Intelligence. Group & Organization Management, 31(1), 100-123. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 979650241).
Kerri Anne Crowne (2008). What leads to cultural intelligence? Business Horizons, 51(5), 391. Retrieved December 20, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. (Document ID: 1538583981).
Earley, P.C. (2002) 'Redefining interactions across cultures and organizations: moving forward with cultural intelligence', in B.M. Staw and R.M. Kramer (eds) Research in Organizational Behavior 24: 271-299, Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
Fiscal Policy in the Global Environment: Case Study on Ireland Economic Policy
The objective of this work is to examine the key aims of fiscal policy and to determine what the appropriate fiscal policy stance is for the Irish economy at the present.
esearch questions in this study include those stated as follows:
(1) What are the key aims of fiscal policy?
(2) What is the appropriate fiscal policy stance for the Irish economy at this time?
The Aims of Fiscal Policy
The role played by fiscal policy in economies that are developed include maintaining full employment as well as bringing about stabilization to growth. Also included in the aims of fiscal policy are the following: (1) mobilization of resources; (2) acceleration of economic growth; (3) minimization of the inequalities of income and wealth; (4) increasing employment opportunities; and (5) price stability. (Buzzle.com, 2011) Limitations of fiscal policy in developing countries include tax structures that….
Bergin, Adele, Conefrey, Thomas, Fitzgerald, John and Kearney, Ide (2009) Macroeconomic Context for a Sustainable Recovery. The Economic and Social Research Institute. 27 Mar 2009. Retrieved from: http://www.esri.ie/research/research_areas/macroeconomics/ireland%20in%20recession/Maceconomic_Rec.pdf
Fitz Gerald, John (nd) Fiscal Policy in a Monetary Union: The Case of Ireland. Retrieved from: http://www.esri.ie/pdf/QEC0301SA_Fitz%20Gerald.pdf
Fitz Gerald, John (nd) Monetary Union: The Case of Ireland. Retrieved from:
In that regard, any foreign investor could encounter some problems setting base in such countries. However, in some cultures, the most significant aspect of venturing into a foreign market depends on ones credibility.
It is therefore important to note that investors and marketers alike must carry out adequate research as this could go a long way towards enhancing an understanding of what is required in the new business environment. Similarly, tastes and preferences vary between cultures such that the physical product could realize significant sales in one market and dismal sales in another (Doole 75).
Cultural differences act as opportunities for the foreign investor to entice a wide array of consumers with various preferences and hence customize the physical products to enhance their appeal. Similarly, the opportunity to interact with diverse cultures in the foreign market creates networks that are vital in marketing physical products in new markets (enee 348).
Doole, Isobel and Robin Rowe. International Marketing Strategy: Analysis, Development and Implementation. Cengage Learning, 2008.
Renee, Kim. "Wal-Mart Korea: Challenges of Entering a Foreign Market." Journal of Asia-Pacific Business. Vol. 9, iss. 4, pp. 344-357. 2008. Retrieved on April 10, 2011 from: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a906681302
The global environment continues to be very contentious as organizations compete for market share around the world. As business continues to become more integrated, it is necessary to have standardized rules and processes. This standardization however must be adapted to fit local constituency within a given market. The balance scorecard is no different in this regard. A balanced scorecard allows businesses to better ascertain their particular strengths within a given capital project. As mentioned early, businesses are now more global in nature. As such, businesses have a larger array of opportunities to employ their financial capital. A balance scorecard helps to ensure that capital is utilized properly while also ensuring a proper response to the changing macroeconomic environments.
The balanced scorecard, as evidenced by the British Airport Authority case study, can be altered depending on the assignment. The balanced scorecard is unique in that it is broad enough to encompass….
In today's global environment, training is an essential component for overall development. Organizations now require a diverse skill set in order to handle multiple tasks and obligations. As such, adequate training will become a more integral part of an individual's career development. Training methods however have come under intense scrutiny. Corporations and individuals are now becoming more skeptical regarding training methods and there apparent benefits. Training has now developed from a more lecture-based curriculum to that of a more hands on program. This shift, I believe is warranted given the diverse workforce within society. As globalization begins to spread around the world, diverse training methods will be needed to overcome the varying needs of employees and businesses. As such, the lecture method of traditional training programs is becoming antiquated as more innovative solutions emerge
To begin, lecture-based training is grounded in passive learning. Lecture is usually a one way form of….
1) Beck, Robert H. (2009). The Three R's Plus: What Today's Schools are Trying to Do and Why. U of Minnesota Press. pp. 3 -- 36. ISBN 978-0-8166-6017-9
2) Russell L. Ackoff and Daniel Greenberg (2008), Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track (pdf). Retrieved February 2, 2013.
Managing in a Global Environment
International market growth has become a significant priority for a large number of companies. Therefore it has become necessary to create a strategy that makes the company compete with effectiveness in global markets to become successful. The company would have to create a strong competitive base in a wide range of disparate markets keeping in mind competition that is bound to arise from regional and local competitors as well as other companies that are operating on a global scale. For example when Coke, went to India it had to face locally entrenched competition from Thumbs Up and from Pepsi that had already started operations. When setting up a global competitive position it is necessary to keep in mind the spatial configuration of assets and resources and to analyze not only the similarities and differences in the operating environment, but also take into consideration the rhythms of….
AT& T. woos international markets with VOIP products. Retrieved from http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/09/22/HNattvoip_1.html?VOIP Accessed on 12/08/2004
Craig, Samuel C; Douglas, Susan P. Configural Advantage in Global Markets. Retrieved from http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~sdouglas/rpubs/config.html Accessed on 12/08/2004
Expanding Across Borders. Retrieved from http://www.thunderbird.edu/about_us/publications/tbird_mag/vol54_no_2 / Accessed on 12/08/2004
Gillette at a Glance. Retrieved from http://www.gillette.com/company/gilletteataglance.asp Accessed on 12/08/2004
Global Environmental & Ecological Issues
Global Ecology Assignments
Climate and Air Pollution - Climate change is an environmental issue in the news almost daily, and air pollution impacts us on a global level. What are the implications of global warming? Do you think the efforts to improve air quality are worth the economic costs? (One page).
The implications of global warming is a bit of a misnomer since the effects of global warming are already being felt -- already having dire impacts on the environment. Global warming is impacting the environmental niches by changing the climates and weather patterns. These are not simple issues and include very complex problems. One such problem is that as the countries in the north grow warmer, the diseases that are normally found in southern countries migrate north through insect migration. Diseases such as malaria and plague can move back into environments in which they were eradicated eons….
Dempsey, J. And Ewing, J. (2011, May 30). Germany, in reversal, will close nuclear plants by 2022. The New York Times. Retrieved http://www.nytimes.com /2011/05/31/
Fukushima's dirty inheritance. (2012, March 9). Retrieved http://www.newscientist.com/article / mg21328552.100-fukushimas-dirty-inheritance.html
Hatch, M., Ron, E., A. Bouville, A., Zablotska, L. And Howe, G. (2005, July). Epidemiology Review, 27 (1): 56-66. doi: 10.1093/epirev/mxi012
Instructions:Assignment 1:This assessment of Module III requires to summarize any TWO articles of the chosen FOUR given below. The summary should be concise and should have the details of objectives, the approach, comments on the methodology used, essential conclusions/findings /results etc. (Approx. 1000-1200 Words Each)1.Globalization in the Age of Trump, Pankaj Ghemawat2. Which Competitive Advantage(s) - Competitive Advantage- Market Performance Relationships in International Markets Anna Kaleka and Neil A. Morgan3. Cryptocurrency and the Problem of Intermediation, Cameron Harwick4. Globalization, Peter TeminThe above articles can be accessed from the study material provided during the course of the study.you can find the articles in the link:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2g1kx827vyr9v28/AAA6Wd_84cVDlD9WntBtK55ba?dl=01200 words per assignment = 2400 (prox 8 pages)------------------------------------------------Assignment 2:This assessment requires you to write a critical report or essay on a referred article of which has been discussed in the module. Write a critical analysis of Adidass Own the Game strategic objectives 2020-2025.The assignment considers Adidass….
When businesses go international, they have to operate in a more competitive, uncertain, and risky business environment. The forces present in the Global environment bring a number of challenges for the businesses; making it more difficult for them to maintain their market share, enhance profitability, and keep the customers satisfied (Cherunilam, 2007). To compete successfully and ensure a sustainable future in the international markets, business organizations have to analyze these forces carefully and strategize accordingly. Globalization has also impacted the way countries use to recognize themselves as internationally competitive and advanced than other countries (Tellis, Stremersch, & Yin, 2003).
This paper presents a comprehensive discussion on the positive and negative impacts of Globalization and the efforts which nations and business organizations make in order to become internationally competitive and keep up pace with the Globalization. The paper starts with a brief description of different environmental forces that are an integral….
Benetton, (2012). The Group. Retrieved on May 3rd, 2012, from
CIA, (2012). Italy: Economy Overview. Retrieved on May 3rd, 2012, from
Cherunilam, F. (2007). International business: text and cases. India: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Dconti, (2012). Effects of Globalization on Italy. Retrieved on May 3rd, 2012, from
Global Human Resources Management
The objective of this work is to describe International Human Resources Management and concerns about effective human resources management in the global environment. The factors that most strongly influence HRM in international markets will be discussed as well as will differences among countries that affect HR planning at organizations with international operations. As well, this work will describe how differences among countries affect HR planning at organizations with international operations. This work will further describe how companies select and train human resources in a global labor market. Discuss challenges related to compensating employees from other countries. Explain how employers prepare managers for international assignments and for their return home.
Effective HR Management in the Global Environment
Development of the global workforce is critically important and it is necessary to acknowledge that these employees work in an environment that is multi-cultural or global and general awareness programs are reported to….
Global Human Resources Management and Organizational Development (nd) ITAP International. Retrieved from: http://www.itapintl.com/whatwedo/globalhrmod.html
Haile, Semere (2002) Challenges in International Benefits and Compensation Systems of Multinational Corporation. The African Economic and Business Review. Vol. 3 No. 1 Spring 2002. Retrieved from http://www.theaebr.com/v3n1Haille.pdf
Palthe, Jennifer (2008) Managing Human Rights and Human Resources: The Dual Responsibility of Global Corporations. Forum on Public Policy. Retrieved from: http://forumonpublicpolicy.com/summer08papers/archivesummer08/palthe.pdf
Plessis, AJ and Beaver, B. (2008) The Changing Role of Human Resource Managers for International Assignments. International Review of Business Research Papers. Vol. 4 No. 5 Oct-Nov 2008. Retrieved from: http://www.*****/17.Plessis.pdf
As the road is being laid the fumes from the chemical materials and the concussive force of the construction equipment are devastating to local wildlife (Forman & Alexander, 1998). The result, is displaced organisms which ultimately put increased pressure for food, land, and water on other ecosystems. The extent of these ripple effects are still yet to be fully known.
In instances where above or below ground water supplies must be altered in order to make way for a new road system the effects are if anything more dire. When laying the bed of a road, it is nearly impossible to prevent a percentage of the chemicals used in the road surface itself from leeching into the soil (Forman & Deblinger, 2000). When in the presence of water those toxins are carried the course of the water supply affecting all of the vegetation and wildlife which it comes into contact….
Global Environment Thousands of companies compete in the global environment. Some of the most prominent global companies are Exxon Mobil, Microsoft, Nestle, Honda, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and HSBC. These companies…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
ather, the organizations or the future will have to create mutual dependencies and new organizations structures that enable networks of management and "virtual" or "boundary less" organizational structures that…Read Full Paper ❯
Transportation - Environmental Issues
Global Environment Continue to Deteriorate? Given the planet's struggling economic and social conditions, the exploding population, the spreading plague of violence, the increasing depletion of natural resources (forests, etc.)…Read Full Paper ❯
Child Labor in the Global Environment Child labor has received opposition from all corners of the world. However, still there are companies that in exploiting their market in other…Read Full Paper ❯
As the national and regional cultures form a broad base of expectations of how important commitments and their fulfillment are and how their importance varies by culture, the…Read Full Paper ❯
Fiscal Policy in the Global Environment: Case Study on Ireland Economic Policy The objective of this work is to examine the key aims of fiscal policy and to determine…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Advertising
In that regard, any foreign investor could encounter some problems setting base in such countries. However, in some cultures, the most significant aspect of venturing into a foreign…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Balanced Scorecard The global environment continues to be very contentious as organizations compete for market share around the world. As business continues to become more integrated, it is necessary to…Read Full Paper ❯
Training In today's global environment, training is an essential component for overall development. Organizations now require a diverse skill set in order to handle multiple tasks and obligations. As such,…Read Full Paper ❯
Managing in a Global Environment International market growth has become a significant priority for a large number of companies. Therefore it has become necessary to create a strategy that makes…Read Full Paper ❯
Global Environmental & Ecological Issues Global Ecology Assignments Climate and Air Pollution - Climate change is an environmental issue in the news almost daily, and air pollution impacts us on a…Read Full Paper ❯
Instructions:Assignment 1:This assessment of Module III requires to summarize any TWO articles of the chosen FOUR given below. The summary should be concise and should have the details of…Read Full Paper ❯
Global Business When businesses go international, they have to operate in a more competitive, uncertain, and risky business environment. The forces present in the Global environment bring a number of…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Management
Global Human Resources Management The objective of this work is to describe International Human Resources Management and concerns about effective human resources management in the global environment. The factors that…Read Full Paper ❯
Transportation - Environmental Issues
As the road is being laid the fumes from the chemical materials and the concussive force of the construction equipment are devastating to local wildlife (Forman & Alexander,…Read Full Paper ❯