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Trident Bus401 full course (module 1);all case and slps;module 1 case study;Walmart has recently announced plans for expansion to China. Already a retail giant in the U.S., they now hope to tap into a growing and potentially lucrative new market. However, such expansion is not without risks. Doing business in China is a much different environment than doing business in the U.S. Furthermore the Chinese government has announced plans for a series of ambitious new reforms that add to the level of uncertainty and may change the business environment for international firms.;Case Assignment;Read the following two articles and do some of your own additional research on Walmart and the new enviornment in China;Roberts, M. (October 24, 2013). Walmart China Expansion Aims to Tap Urbanization, Business Week,http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-10-24/walmarts-china-expansion-aims-to-tap-urbanization;Yao, K., Blanchard, B. (November 15, 2013) China unveils boldest reforms in decades, shows Xi in command, Reuters,http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/15/us-china-reform-idUSBRE9AE0BL20131115;After researching these issues, write a four to five page paper answering the following question;How will economic reform in China impact the success of Walmart's expansion plans?;In your answer, consider the following issues;A. The risks involved in expanding to China;B. How specific aspects of China's economic reform will impact the business enviornment that Walmart will face;C. The potential benefit of Walmart's expansion to China;Helpful Tips;Please first read in-depth the background materials for module 1.;Identify key concepts in the background materials write a list, and study them;Read the case in-depth and conduct additional research, if necessary;Develop arguments by applying the concepts of international business from the background materials to Walmart's expansion plan in China;Case 1 Assignment Expectations;Answer the assignment question directly;Stay focused on the precise assignment question, don't go off on tangents or devote a lot of space to general background materials;List supporting references and cite sources in proper format;Use appropriate writing style in essay form (organization, grammar, & spelling- see Writing Guidelines).;module 1 SLP;Throughout this course you will be looking at how easy it is do to business in countries.;The World Bank has being doing an extensive study of this subject for many years. Please visit;Select a country at this site.;Write a 2 page paper about this country;Identify the country and summarize its profile.;Describe how easy it is to do business in this country according to the information at this site.;What factors make it easy to do business? What factors make it difficult to do business? Are there explicit factors that deal with marketing? Explain why.;Please make sure to use APA style and to use an Introduction, Main Body, and Conclusions. Use Headings and Titles. Click here for;Remember, this is NOT a term paper due at the end of the course. Rather, this is done module by module.;SLP 1 Assignment Expectations;Select a country for your SLPs for BUS401 and write 2 pages about how easy or not it is to do business.;Use appropriate writing style (organization, grammar, & spelling- see Writing Guidelines).;module 2 case study;Zipcar is a highly successful new company specializing in a brand new model for automobile rental services, allows their customers long-term and flexible access to shared vehicles on a daily or hourly basis. Zipcar's innovative model allows those who sign up for their membership services to share cars with other members on a flexible basis, creating a cost effective alternative to car ownership. Since its founding in 2000, it has grown to become a major player in the U.S. automobile rental market and has expanded internationally to Canada, the U.K., Spain, and Austria and offers rental services to almost one million customers.;Case Assignment;Read the following two articles and do some of your own additional research on Zipcar;Tice., C. (2012) Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank, Entrepreneur.com,http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223692;Zipcar Expands in Sacramento Becoming 26th Major Metro Market: Based on strong demand, Zipcar increases number of vehicles, will open office (Nov. 6, 2013) PR Newswire (available on Proquest);Zipcar (July 11, 2012) World's Leading Car Sharing Network Continues European Expansion in Top Growth Market,http://zipcar.mediaroom.com/2012-07-11-Zipcar-Acquires-Leading-Car-Sharing-Service-in-Austria-CarSharing.at;Now suppose you have been hired by Zipcar to come up with a international strategic plan. Write a four to five page strategic plan for Zipcar that addresses the following issues;1. Should Zipcar expand into other countries beyond the current five countries that they operate in? If so, which countries should they enter first?;2. What kind of strategy should they use? For example: multidomestic, international, global, transnational, or other?;Helpful Tips;Please first read in-depth the background materials for module 2.;Identify key concepts in the background materials write a list, and study them;Read the case in-depth and conduct additional research, if necessary;Case 2 Assignment Expectations;Answer the assignment questions directly;Stay focused on the precise assignment questions, don't go off on tangents or devote a lot of space to general background materials;List supporting references and cite sources in proper format;Use appropriate writing style in essay form (organization, grammar, & spelling- see Writing Guidelines).;module 1 SLP;Throughout this course you will be looking at how easy it is do to business in countries.;The World Bank has being doing an extensive study of this subject for many years. Please visit;Select a country at this site.;Write a 2 page paper about this country;Identify the country and summarize its profile.;Describe how easy it is to do business in this country according to the information at this site.;What factors make it easy to do business? What factors make it difficult to do business? Are there explicit factors that deal with marketing? Explain why.;Please make sure to use APA style and to use an Introduction, Main Body, and Conclusions. Use Headings and Titles. Click here for;Remember, this is NOT a term paper due at the end of the course. Rather, this is done module by module.;SLP 1 Assignment Expectations;Select a country for your SLPs for BUS401 and write 2 pages about how easy or not it is to do business.;Use appropriate writing style (organization, grammar, & spelling- see Writing Guidelines).

 

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