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Saint GBA440 full course (all assignment + discussion +midterm + quiz)




Question;Module 1 Discussion;Question 1;Class;What are 3 advantages of studying and learning;about international business?;Module 2 Discussion;Question 1;Class;What makes up culture and how can this affect;domestic and international relations?;Module 3 Discussion;Question 1;Class;What are the origins of political risk and how;can management reduce these risks?;Module 4 Discussion Question 1;Class;What are millenium development goals and how;would these impact international trade and success?;Module 5 Discussion;Question 1;Class;Describe worldwide patterns of FDI and the;reasons for these patterns and related management issues.;Module 6 Discussion Question 1;Class, What are some keys to;attaining international success and opportunity?;Module 7 Discussion;Question 1;Class;What are some of the most;important elements for market entry?;Module 8 Discussion;Question 1;Class;What are 3 things that you have learned that you;will apply in the future?Assignment 1 - Case Study;Read the case ?MTV Goes Global with a Local Beat.? Answer questions 1 and 2;on page 30.;Assignment 1 Case Study ? Module 1;1. Some people outside the United States say teens exposed to large doses of;U.S. culture on MTV will identify less with their own societies and will desire;Western good they cannot afford. MTV?s response: ?It?s just fun. It?s only TV.;What do you think?;Are there dangers in broadcasting U.S. style programs and ads to developing;countries?;2. Digital compression technology made it possible for MTV to program across;a global network. What other technological innovations have helped companies;think globally and act locally?;GBA;440 - Research Paper Guidelines and Topic Approval Process;This;document contains the following information;?;Guidelines for writing the Research Paper due;in Module 7;? A;list of possible Research Paper topics;? Guidelines;for submitting your Research Paper Proposal (due as Assignment 2 in Module 3);? Grading;rubric for the paper (on separate page at the end of the document);Research;Paper Guidelines;1.;The paper is to be;approximately 10 pages long as follows;a.;Page 1: Cover sheet;b. Page;2: Table of Contents (the listings on this page are to be used as the headings;throughout the paper);c.;Page 3: Abstract;d.;Pages 4 through 9: Body of;the paper (which includes an introduction with a clearly stated thesis and a;conclusion at the end of the paper);e.;Page 10: Resources;2.;The paper is to be submitted;to the Dropbox by the conclusion of Module 7. (This Dropbox basket is linked to;Turnitin.);3.;The paper is to be formatted;per APA style, in general, this includes the following;a.;Text is to be double-spaced;do not add an extra space between paragraphs.;b.;One-inch margins;c.;12-point, Times New Roman;font;d.;Page numbers (required);e. Sources;must be cited properly using APA style including a references page and;in-text/parenthetical citations throughout the paper.;f.;Material borrowed verbatim;(word-for-word) from resources must appear in quotation marks or in an;APA-style block quotation format.;Note;Per APA Guidelines, both quoted material and paraphrased;ideas must be cited using areference to the author (or title of the;article if the author is not identified) in the text (and/or parenthetically);in the body of the paper. All sources referenced in the paper must appear on;the References page, and all sources listed on the References page must be;referenced specifically in the paper. Material borrowed verbatim must appear;inside quotations marks, as necessary.;4. A;minimum of five (5) different resources must be used in writing the paper.;Research resources will be limited to those available on the Internet (no Internet;accessible books) and may be no more than five (5) years old. This is to ensure;that a topic relevant today is being addressed from a current perspective.;Avoid Internet subscriber services (such as material available only to AOL;members or e-magazine subscribers) and material with restricted access (such as;material that may only be accessed from systems running on;domains).;5. Personal;experience may be referenced sparingly in the paper, but must be supported by;cited research. One of the important aspects of this assignment is to use;resource material properly. Choose resources wisely as they must be appropriate;for academic research. Blogs, Wikipedia, and travel websites do not meet these;criteria.;6.;Avoid the use of ?I? and;?you.? (Avoid writing from the first person perspective.);7.;Saint Leo?s standard Academic;Honesty policy applies.;8.;The topic must be approved by;the instructor and specifically related to international business and the core;values of community and/or personal development. Details of the approval;process are included below.;Possible Research Paper Topics;The;list below contains possible topics. You can choose one of these as it is;written, choose one and modify it, or develop a topic of your own.;1. The;cultural aspects of doing business in a specific foreign country. Identify and;discuss business management issues pertaining to business culture, business;social situations, and business customs. Subtopics might include meeting and;greeting, the impact of religion, negotiations, gift-giving, dining etiquette;private space, body language, and so forth.;2.;Managing political risk in;international business;3.;International human resource;management. You may want to choose a specific country or a specific issue;(e.g., women in business) on which to focus.;4.;Management styles in;international business;5. Select;a company that conducts international business. Identify the company, provide a;brief history of the company with a focus on global business interests, explain;the current global business activities of the organization, and provide;commentary on the operation. Possibilities include Infosys, Nestl?, Wal-Mart;and IKEA. See the Name/Company index in the back of the textbook or search for;?Global 500 Fortune Magazine? on the Internet for ideas. Corporate websites and;annual reports often contain a plethora of relevant information.;6.;NAFTA;7.;European Union (EU);8. Offshore;production (e.g., in China) or offshore services (e.g., IT or customer call;centers in India or the Philippines);Note;See below for the format to be used for the topic;approval process.Read the document in itsentirety;before submitting your proposal.;Research;Paper Topic Approval Process;The;topic approval process is intended to bring the student and instructor to a;place of understanding as to the topic approved and the requirements for the;paper. The steps are as follows;1.;Identify a topic that;interests you.;2.;Perform some preliminary;research to familiarize yourself with the topic and available sources.;3.;Submit a proposal containing;the information in the format below. This is due as Assignment 2 in;Module 3.;a.;Topic;b.;A brief description;(three-to-four sentences) of what you anticipate writing about in your paper;c. Description;of the relationship between your topic and the core values of community and/or;personal development;d.;A list of five possible;subtopics;e. A;list of five sources you plan to use. You do not need a complete APA-style;reference entry for the topic approval process, though you will for the paper.;Provide the title of the article and date (if available) and the URL for the;specific article (not the URL for the home page or an index page). Limited use;of the textbook is permitted, however, it should not be the primary source.;4.;Grading will be based on the;following;a.;Completeness of the proposal;b.;Clarity of the writing;c.;Appropriateness of the topic;subtopics, and resources;Proposal;Format;Copy;and paste the template below into a Word document and complete.;Student;name;Proposed;topic;Description;of the topic (3-4 sentences);Description;of the relationship between your topic and the core values of community and/or;personal development;Proposed;subtopic 1 and brief description;Proposed;subtopic 2 and brief description;Proposed;subtopic 3 and brief description;Proposed;subtopic 4 and brief description;Proposed;subtopic 5 and brief description;(Note;The various subtopics are to be labeled in the paper, this will help keep the;paper organized.);Source;1;Title;of article;Date;of publication (if available, use n.d. if not available);Source 1;URL (must link directly to the article or show the path);Source;2;Title;of article;Date;of publication (if available, use n.d. if not available);Source;2 URL (must link directly to the article or show the path);Source;3;Title;of article;Date;of publication (if available, use n.d. if not available);Source;3 URL (must link directly to the article or show the path);Source;4;Title;of article;Date;of publication (if available, use n.d. if not available);Source;4 URL (must link directly to the article or show the path);Source;5;Title;of article;Date;of publication (if available, use n.d. if not available);Source;4 URL (must link directly to the article or show the path);Respond to;the following questions;?;Have you used Turnitin for;previous class assignments?;?;Are you familiar with Saint;Leo?s Academic Honesty policy? (If not, see the syllabus.);Research;Paper Grading Rubric;Ratings;?;Exceptionalcorresponds;to an A (90-100). Performance is outstanding, significantly above the usual;expectations;?;Proficientcorresponds;to a grade of B- to B+ (80-89%). Skills are at the level of expectation.;?;Basiccorresponds;to a C to C+ (70-79%). Skills are acceptable but improvements are needed to;meet expectatio;?;Novicecorresponds;to a D to C- (60-69%). Performance is weak, the skills are not sufficiently;demonstrated at thi;?;0This;criterion is missing or not in evidence.;Competency;Ratings;and Points;0;Novice;Basic;Proficient;1.;Proficiency;Does not use;research;Alludes to the;research;Refers to specific;Knowledge;and;sources to support;sources to support;examples;from the;s;Research;Depth;premises.;premises.;research sources to;(20% of;total score);support premises.;0-11;12-13;14-15;16-17;2.;Synthesis, Analysis;Does;not integrate;Integrates;personal;Integrates;personal;and;Comprehension;personal observations or;observations and;observations;and;(20% of;total score);knowledge.;knowledge;in a cursory;knowledge in an accurate;k;manner.;way.;a;0-11;12-13;14-15;16-17;3.;Demonstration of;Theoretical;terminology is;Terminology;is used in;Terminology;is used;Theory;Knowledge and;not used.;some parts of the paper;throughout the paper.;Usage;but not in others. Some;Statements are generally;th;(25% of;total score);statements;may be;accurate;st;inaccurate.;0-14;15-16;17-19;20-22;4.;Organization;Content;is disorganized;Content;is somewhat;Content is organized;Formulation;Logic;points;of response are;disorganized, points of;points;of response are;and;Identification of;not;distinct, and;response;are distinct, but;distinct;and information;d;Key;Points;information;is not logically;information;is not logically;is logically sequenced.;(15% of;total score);sequenced.;sequenced.;0-8;9;10-11;12-13;5.;Grammar;Word choice and;Word choice and;Word choice and;Composition;Word;sentence structure are;sentence structure are;sentence structure are;Choice;Sentence;not suitable for university-;not suitable for university-;suitable for university-;Structure;and;level work. Regular;level work. Periodic;level;work. Minimal;le;Terminology;grammar and;grammar and;grammar and;(10% of;total score);composition errors.;composition errors.;composition errors.;0-5;6;7;8;6.;Formatting, Layout;Regular;APA errors.;Periodic APA;errors.;Minimal APA errors.;APA Style;(10% of;total score);0-5;6;7;8;Total


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