Since the motto “Doing Well By Doing Good” appeared, the number of businesses that have adopted it has increased over time. In order to tell whether this increase is substantial and significant we must first analyze the steps into which this motto has gone through. The implications it has on the market and economy as a whole will also be determinants of whether to adopt the motto or not. In the essay below we will go through the evolution of the meaning of the motto, the concept of social responsibility
Doing Business in China How to do Business in China Overview: China remains an untapped market with great growth potential for companies seeking to do business in there. Be aware that the Chinese community is weary of companies entering the country because they believe that most companies are there to make a fast dollar. However, if a western company follows a few simple rules and adheres to some cultural outlines, success in China can be achieved. Culture: Building relationships
There are many factors to consider when deciding to do business with another country. The United States is one of the top industrialized countries and is highly involved in trade and investments. In evaluating a countries economic situation you can learn a lot about the risks and benefits of doing business with or in that country. For the United States to do business with Guatemala the factors to be considered include: international trade, exchange rates, Foreign Direct Investment, Economic structure
DOING BUSINESS IN PANAMA Business Customs & Etiquette Punctuality is appreciated by business people, as is giving your host enough time to plan for your arrival. Thus, you should make appointments at least one week in advance. When you meet with your Panamanian colleagues, a handshake is a normal greeting. Do not rush into a meeting with talk of business right away. Your associates are more likely interested in getting to know you first. The exchange of business cards is important. If it is
Doing Business in Thailand Thailand’s booming economy has encouraged me to begin a new business relationship with a highly recognized Thai company. I manufacturer a line of products for the sugar processing industry. I recently signed a one-year contract with Thai Chemiclas and Engineering Co. Ltd., located in Bangkok, to be my exclusive representative in the Thailand area. Thai Chemicals and Engineering will promote my product line and get it into the all the sugar mills in the area. They
Doing business in Italy is very different than in the United States. “Set to move onto a slow, but steady, path of economic growth;” Italy, at first glance, seems to be a promising business environment with projected increases in GDP per capita in the coming years, according to Business Monitor International (“Italy Autos Report” 30). However, there are many cultural, administrative, geographic and economic differences that make the business environment much different than that in the US.
being overthrown and thus creating a lot of political instability. In 2011, the UN and the EU decided to place sanctions on all government entities that were previously ran by Gaddafi. These included oil companies and the Libyan Central Bank. (Doing Business in Libya) Personal Tax Policy: Libya’s tax rate is 5% for a yearly income of up to 12,000 LYD and 10% for anything over 12,000 LYD. In addition to this income tax is the Jihad Tax. This tax is charged at 1% if monthly income is 50 Dinars
We believe the single greatest risk of doing business in India is its bureaucracy. The Indian bureaucracy is often referred to as “babudom.” An Indian bureaucrat is often referred to as a “babu.” Today, babu may also mean “Sir” or “Mr.” The babudom was formed after India gained independence from Britain. It employs many more people than necessary and it is highly unproductive. Each geographic region of the babudom requires specific government permissions and taxes.
Doing Business in Europe 1. Common Market The first chapter deals mostly with the definition and pecularities of the so-called Common Market, formed from countries of European Union. The Common Market encloses European Union of Coal and Steel, European Economic Union and European Nuclear Energy Union. Since 1967 the European Union has the following non-national and intergovernmental bodies: Cabinet of Ministers, Commission of European Unions, European Parliament and Council of European Unions
technology, political, economic environment, and social organization of Russia has better enabled an understanding of the way business is conducted and the overall feel of the country. Russia being previously being under communist rule has made them a more recent addition to the global business market. This makes it both challenging and exciting for other countries to do business with them. In recent times, Russia is one of the fastest growing economies and willing to change ways to better accommodate