Posts Tagged ‘ globalization ’

November classroom―drivers of globalization and ethical choices

November 6, 2015
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November classroom―drivers of globalization and ethical choices

Any of the completed work from these activities can be converted to face-to-face discussion. Try adapting the content to your specific course format. Using your classroom teams in their online Wiki sites, have students conduct the following studies: Conduct a study based on one of the related news headlines at the end of this month’s…

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MSU module on Key Industry Drivers of Globalization

November 6, 2015
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MSU module on Key Industry Drivers of Globalization

Michigan State University’s International Business Center presents a free, twenty minute online learning module on the key industry drivers of globalization.  The module addresses: key industry drivers of globalization, how to achieve global success, and basic forces behind globalization. Additional resources include current news headlines as well as an extensive list of academic, professional, and…

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Global megatrends

March 3, 2015
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Global megatrends

Looking at the bigger picture in terms of megatrends will give the strategist ideas for new exploitable opportunities.  David Lancefield is a partner with PwC in the UK.  In this video clip, he outlines the major megatrends that his organization believes will affect the future of business and society. The trends are: (1) demographic and…

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Global connectedness—status, implications, value

February 2, 2015
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Global connectedness—status, implications, value

Thomas Kipp, DHL e-Commerce CEO, and Pankaj Ghemawat, Professor, discuss the implications of their research on global connectedness and the current status of globalization.  Their latest report shows that globalization has returned to the levels of pre-crisis, with an increasing number of emerging economies joining in the flows of trade.  There are fewer economic flows…

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February classroom―chumming for information and buy-in

February 1, 2015
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February classroom―chumming for information and buy-in

Any of the completed work from these activities can be converted to face-to-face discussion.   Try adapting the content to your specific course format. Using your classroom teams in their online Wiki sites, have students conduct the following studies: Explore the Super Bowl ads presented in this month’s video clip. Can you identify ads that have…

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Chiquita and Fyffes cozy up with merger plans

September 1, 2014
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Chiquita and Fyffes cozy up with merger plans

In this latest twist on banana monopolies, US-based Chiquita and Ireland-based Fyffes affirm that they intend to continue with their merger plans, first announced in March, in spite of a new offer from Brazil-based Cutrale and investment bank Safra.  The worldwide banana market consists of four major competitors:  Chiquita, Dole Food Company, Fresh Del Monte,…

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