ubject:International Business

ubject:International Business
Description:Unit I – Assessment Why do you think the world’s largest theme park operator, the Walt Disney Co., was motivated to establish parks in Tokyo, Paris, and Hong Kong? What particular market characteristics of each of those sites were especially attractive in your opinion? Should Disney establish additional foreign parks, and if so, when, where, why, and how? (300 words minimum) Please select from any of the following references to support response: 1.Case study Disney theme park – SlideShare www.slideshare.net/yanhufei/case-study-disney-theme-park 2.Disneyland in Hong Kong – Green Challenge (A), (B) https://gin/2010/webprogram/Manuscript/Paper3068/1st.... 3.Globalization and cultural imperialism: Corporate control versus responsiveness www.i-jibe.org/achive/2008/2008spring16-Meyer.pdf 4.Paris – The Fretful Euro Disneyland – CCSE www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijms/article/viewFile/4214/6427 5.The most powerful mouse in the world: The globalization of the Disney Brand www.journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/download/1441/1348 All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. All references and citations must adhere to APA format. Unit II – PowerPoint Presentation Your company wants to put a ball-bearing factory in Africa. Your company predicts this is where the most growth will be in the 21st century. For this assignment research a country on the African continent that would be the most advantageous to your company in cultural, economic, and political environments. This assignment is to point out and explain the facts or statistics that would make this country a good place to build and staff your factory. Remember to keep the cultural, economic, and political environments in mind. The presentation must include at least two facts or statistics that relate to each environmental area (cultural, economic, and political). At least three authoritative sources must be used. Pull a minimum of two facts or statistics from each of these sources. The PowerPoint presentation must be a minimum of 12 slides. Be sure to use APA guidelines to cite and reference the sources for all facts. Please use the following three authoritative sources provided below: The U.S. State Department http://www.state.gov/p/af/ci/index.htm The World Bank http://data.worldbank.org/country The Central Intelligence Agency World Factbookhttps://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/