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In the discussion of cultural forces, we identified 10 fundamental
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  • Chapter 3– Ethics and Social Responsibility


In the discussion of cultural forces, we identified 10 fundamental person values that are often listed by individuals as central to them and the American culture. How would you rank these values in terms of their relative importance to you? What was the basis for your selection of the top three ranked values?


Organizations communicate their ethical principles in a variety of ways: through the behavior of leaders, in writing, by offering training programs, through performance assessment methods, and so on. Visit two Websites of any major organizations of interest to you. Are the ethical principles of these organizations communicated to the people who visit their sites? How?  Be sure to specify which websites you visited and how the organizations communicated.


Chapter 4 – Assessing the Environment


Identify three of the principal political strategies (e.g. negotiation, lobbying, alliance, etc.) that you have seen managers use to cope with external forces and give a concrete example of each of the three strategies describing the situation and the strategy.


As an alternative, locate three current news articles about companies that are examples of three different strategies (negotiation, lobbying, alliance, etc.) and write a brief summary of what you have read describing the situations and the strategies.


  1. Using the material in Chapter 4 as a guide, identify three environmental forces that have a significant impact on your industry. Prepare a 2 – 3 page paper (typed, 12-font, double-spaced) that summarizes these forces. Identify the environmental force (e.g. competitive, political-legal) and include an explanation of the ways in which your work place and the work that you do are affected. Be sure to incorporate concepts from the text as well as your own experience and insights.
    As an alternative, if you are not currently employed, you may use a previous employer or the employer of a close friend or relative.


Chapter 5 – Managing Globally


Describe three of the strategies for international business that organizations have used and give a concrete example of a company using that strategy. State the limitations and advantages of each strategy.

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