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Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday.
NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
You are a business owner firm that manufactures a specialized product in the United States. While developing a 5-year strategic growth plan, you have decided to investigate the benefits and disadvantages of expanding internationally. Research the issue, and discuss the following:
How would international expansion affect your business?
What are the risks, advantages, and disadvantages to your business of international expansion?
Do you think it is worth it?
If you were the owner of an automobile company and decided to market internationally, would you face imperfect, monopolistic, oligopolistic, or perfect competition? Please justify your answer.
What sort of circumstances would you have to be aware of, and why?
What if you were a major retailer in the United States?