Learning Goal: I’m working on a international trade discussion question and need a sample draft to help me learn.Chapter 17, 18, 19 ForumCh. 17 Discussion Prompt:When establishing relationships in the global supply chain, what considerations should a firm make to cultivate its role in partnering with other entities?
Give an example of how inter-organizational relationships in global supply chains can be based on coordination, integration, and transactional versus relationship emphasis?
Assignment Resources:Before you complete this assignment:Read Chapter 17
Ch. 18 Discussion Prompt:Imagine that you are the marketing manager for a U.S. manufacturer of disposable diapers. Your firm is considering entering the Brazilian market. Your CEO believes the advertising message that has been effective in the US will suffice in Brazil. Your CEO also believes that the pricing decisions in Brazil can be delegated to local managers. Outline some possible objections to using the same marketing message that is used in the US. Use examples of poor advertising that did not translate well in another country.
Do you agree that pricing decisions should be delegated to local managers? Why or why not?
Assignment Resources:Before you complete this assignment:Read Chapter 18
Review the Chapter 18 Lecture Notes
Ch. 19 Discussion Prompt:Discussion Prompt:What are the main advantages and disadvantages of the ethnocentric, polycentric, and geocentric approaches to staffing policy?
Are there times when each approach might be appropriate? Justify your answer for each.
Assignment Resources:Before you complete this assignment:Read Chapter 19
Review the Chapter 19 Lecture Notes
Assignment Requirements:This assignment requires that you post THREE (3) times for each discussion post: ONE (1) initial posting for yourself. Answer each question thoroughly to receive full points. Use current examples you observe to illustrate your answer and cite the textbook to support your answers. (3)(Around 200 words each)TWO (2) responses to your classmates’ postings (5 points each). Your responses must add to the conversation by offering your insight into the answer your classmates posted. It must go beyond complimenting or saying what you like about the post; you must bring something new you’ve learned to the conversation and give critical commentary. (6)(40-50 words each)