Select either an international service organization or a multinational corporation and conduct a preliminary assessment of their website.
In your review:
Explain your initial impression of the organization based upon your initial review of their corporate website. Analyze their Vision, Mission and Goals in reference to the company’s competitive strategy, branding and messaging Analyze the company’s strategic approach to globalization and their approach to competition, sustainability, CSR, marketing, analysis (external, internal, industry), and cross border issues Examine the company’s financials included in their most recent annual report and review the profit margin statement from the CEO. What conclusions can you draw from their financial statements? Evaluate the firm’s Corporate Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Policy. What expectations are presented in the policy? Explain the tangibility of the company’s policies Include an organizational assessment using SWOT or Porter’s Five Forces Explain the company’s capacity to be able to fulfill strategic missions while increasing profit margin Include an Introduction and Summary statement in your review. Your paper should be between 7 -10 pages in length, in correct APA format and use 4-5 outside sources.
Assume that you work for a large multinational telecommunications corporation in the U.S. that is considering establishing operations in another country. Select one country as the basis for exploring the possibility of starting a joint venture in that country. You are assigned by your supervisor to conduct a full country risk analysis for this country and the telecommunications industry in that country. You are to present your findings to the Board of Directors in the form of a risk analysis report.
Your supervisor has asked for you to divide your report into the following areas for analysis:
Economic Risk Political Risk Business Environment Risk Currency Risk Recommendations for proceeding and suggestion of two additional financial analysis methods which could be used to further support the decision. You are to conduct a country/industry risk report, identifying as many factors as possible in the categories listed above for the analysis. Present your findings in a report of 10-12 pages.
In your report, you will make a recommendation to your supervisor as to whether or not the company should proceed with this venture. Suggest two additional financial analysis methods which should be explored further in analyzing the feasibility of starting the global joint venture. Explain your recommendations. The textbook suggests methods for doing a country analysis and there are several models that can be found on the Internet.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A1.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M5_A1.doc.