Globalization Case Study

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4. Discuss the forces that are leading international firms to the globalization of their sourcing, production, and marketing. Globalization is huge part of the success of some the biggest firms today, from Apple, General Electric, to Google. It allows a business to develop international. It allows reduced costs by maximizing production known product lines, allowing to expand into different markets gives a more competitive edge and expanding to new technology helps to increase to a bigger company, having more political edge within trade agreements. 5. Business is business and every firm has to find ways to produce and market its goods. Why, then, might managers be unable to successfully apply the techniques and concepts they have learned in…show more content…
Not to mention we also have HR and OSHA rules that oversea a lot of other regulations and rules are broken down showing political corruption of power. Business managers must understand territories across regions managers. They must follow rules, guidelines, and acceptable approaches. It’s no different from a woman going to Saudi Arabia and having to cover herself up versus a man that does not, while in United States she is freely allowed to dress as she pleases. A company that’s able to follow the guidelines within a country is able to increase is growth. The majority of the time businesses can cut costs if it operates within a third world market. 11. What examples of globalization can you identify with your community. How would you classify each of these examples (e.g., international investment, international…show more content…
The major argument against globalization is that if you take money and spread it across other countries, in efforts to gain larger business control there will be a reduction of profit brought back into the country. The means by which the business achieves its success brings into account morality issues that would not be allowed in the US such a child sweat shops being used for garment production. Another aspect of outsourcing is a job loss for many Americans. Yet companies go overseas because they cannot survive paying the wages of American salaries. However with the unemployment rates going up for the middle class continuing outsourcing will only continue to escalate the situation. Some suggestions to alleviate this problem include having the final completion of the manufacturing to be done within America, but unfortunately a vital argument to this would be the cost of shipping goods over to the United States to be assembled would greatly reduce the profit margin. Toyota is an example of full assembling without the added cost of hiring somebody in the United States. A lot of people believe a cars quality is decreased when the assembly of the car is done in America. A lot of people like to buy cars that are made overseas because they say the craftsmanship and the quality of the build is made better, for myself I did not want a Mexican GTI, I expected it to be built in Germany at Volkswagen, where I knew
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