single bill worth 100 billion dollars B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

single bill worth 100 billion dollars B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

Discussion 1) Chapter 5 discusses Ethics and Social Responsibility in International Business. Discuss any key concept that is of interest to you from the text, such as: Opening Case, Venturing Abroad, E-World, Bringing the World into Focus, Emerging Opportunities or People, Planet, and Profits, or the Closing Case. There are several interesting companies and topics discussed in the text, including Foxconn, Siemens, and BP, and “Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My!”, “E-Waste” and “Conflict Diamonds” for example. Finally, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is another topic you may want to explore.

Instructions

  1. Review the readings and resources provided this week.
  2. Review the Canvas Page that introduces the Corruption Perceptions Index (estimated time: 5-7 minutes). Look at the Corruption Perceptions Index on the website by Transparency.org. Go to the map and select a country of interest to you, and compare it’s score to the USA’s perceived level of corruption. Notice that the more corrupt countries are dark red and brown, and the least corrupt countries are yellow.
  3. Next, in order to view the world with different eyes before proceeding with your discussion, take 15 minutes to complete our Quiz #1 which is the “Slavery Footprint Survey.”
  4. Compose your initial post, answer the following:
    • Briefly share a topic of interest to you from Chapter 5 of the textbook. Mention your reactions to Please be sure to list the Subtopics in your Post. (Subtopic / and a mention of the Slavery Footprint survey and CPI findings)
  5. Respond to at least (2) peers initial posts and continue to support your thoughts by citing course material and outside resources.
  6. Correct MLA academic formatting is required.

    Discussion 2) 1,000,000% Inflation. How much of your paycheck would be left, if you lived in a country that suffered from 1,000,000% inflation? Visualize a single bill worth 100 billion dollars. Imagine needing a wheelbarrow of cash to pay for a loaf of bread. While this seems impossible to most of us, it’s a very serious reality to some nations. Read more in this short slideshow, about countries plagued by Worthless Currency, (Links to an external site.)

    Purpose

    Chapter 8 Foreign Exchange and International Financial Markets. Currency fluctuations, corporate strategies, and joint-ventures gone awry — these can bring down even the largest global corporations. This week’s textbook readings discuss the foreign exchange market and the various strategies of international business.Discuss any key concept that is of interest to you from the text, such as: Opening Case, Venturing Abroad, E-World, Bringing the World into Focus, Emerging Opportunities or People, Planet, and Profits, or the Closing Case.

    Instructions

    1. Review the readings and resources provided this week.
    2. Next, in order to understand the key concept of Exchange Rates, please read the box at the bottom of page 219 “Bringing the World Into Focus.” The article entitled “A Brief Hint” will give you tips on comparing currencies if you are a bit confused. They suggest to substitute “a loaf of bread” for the name of the currency. After you’ve read that, please watch the short video clips on the page in the module that explain “What is an Exchange Rate?”
    3. Compose your initial post, answer the following:
      • Next, briefly share a topic of interest to you from Chapter 5 of the textbook.Please be sure to list the Subtopics in your Post. (Subtopic / and a mention of the Slavery Footprint survey)
    4. Respond to at least (2) peers initial posts and continue to support your thoughts by citing course material and outside resources.
    5. Correct MLA academic formatting is required

    Initial substantive post of at least 150 words is due Thursday by 11:55 PM CT.

Book Sources: International Business: A Managerial Perspective, 8th edition by Griffin and Pustay (Pearson, ISBN 978-0-13-350629-7).