Government 2nd Ed.

International Enterprise

The Open University

Publisher: The Open University, 2001, 48 pages

ISBN: 0-7492-7679-7

Keywords: International Enterprise, MBA

Last modified: Jan. 25, 2014, 11:22 p.m.

Open University Business School MBA B890 International Enterprise

  1. Introduction
    • Background to the unit
    • Aims and objectives
    • Overview of the unit
  2. Politics: A Framework
    • 1.1 Stakeholders and the Firm
    • 1.2 The Nature of Governments
      • Similarities in Governmental Structures
      • Political Systems and the Role of the State
        • Participation
        • The Role of the State
    • 1.3 Other Organizations
      • Specialist Bodies
      • Regional Groupings
      • Global Organizations
    • 1.4 The Balance of Power Between Companies and Governments
    • 1.5 Conclusion
  3. Relationships: The Source of Political Issues
    • 2.1 Business-Government Relationships
      • Home Government Relationships
      • Host Government Relationships
        • A Change in or a Shift of Emphasis in Foreign Trade Policies
        • A Change of the Government Itself
        • Trade and Tariff Issues
        • Rules, Regulations and Procedures
        • Taxation
        • Mergers and Acquisitions and Competition Policy
        • Legal Practices
        • Codes of Conduct
    • 2.2 Relationships Between Governments
    • 2.3 Conclusion
  4. Strategies for Assessing the External Environment
    • 3.1 Understand: Framework for Generating Information
      • Assessing Political Risk
      • The Use of Political Risk Systems
      • A Synthesis
        • Step 1: Start With a List of All the Countries in the World
        • Step 2: Use Common Sense
        • Step 3: Screen in Detail
        • Step 4: Conduct Detailed Market Research Locally
      • Issue Monitoring
      • A Recap
    • 3.2 Buffer: Decisions that Limit Your Exposure to Risk
    • 3.3 Influence: Adjusting the Balance of Power
      • Understanding the Political System
      • Monitoring Issues
      • Informing Decision Makers and Negotiating Outcomes
    • 3.4 Conclusion

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Government

Reviewed by Roland Buresund

Decent ****** (6 out of 10)

Last modified: May 21, 2007, 3:04 a.m.

MBA material, what do you expect?

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