• Case Study
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    A Strategic Analysis on Tesco

    Preface Tesco is a fast growing multinational company in the recent years, despite stiff competitions within the retailing industry around the world. The great success of Tesco provides many valuable lessons to scholars and practitioners. One area deserve serious attentions is about the successful strategic development of Tesco in the recent years, that enable the […]

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    Global Business Strategy: A Case Study on Disney Corporation

    Introduction This is a report on Disney Corporation and its global business strategy in the international market. The global business strategy of Disney will be investigated, and studied, in order to ferret out valuable lessons to be learned from the successes and failures of Disney expansions to the global market. Firstly, it will be discussed […]

  • Accounting
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    Effects of cultural differences on accounting differences

    Critically examine the role that cultural differences play in the accounting differences found internationally. Answer with reference to at least 2 contrasting countries.   To understand how cultural differences will affect accounting practices in the international context, two theoretical frameworks developed by Hofstede and Gray are often used. According to Gray, a society’s structure influence […]

  • Accounting
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    International Financial Reporting in the Future

    With the use of specific issues explain and justify how International Financial Reporting will change in the next 10 years?   Environmentalism and green movement Global warming is a serious threat to the world. People are getting more concerned by the pollution the many corporations had caused to the world. The public, including the investors […]

  • Accounting
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    roles of cultural differences upon accounting differences

    Critically examine the role that cultural differences play in the accounting differences found internationally. Answer with reference to at least 2 contrasting countries.   Culture can affect accounting standards and practices significantly. The two areas of accounting differences due to cultural differences that command investors/ financial reports users’ attentions include: Accounting measurement practices: how company […]

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    Effects of non-accounting variables on disclosure and financial reporting regulations

    By reference to one developed and one developing country examine and explain the non-accounting variables that might influence the disclosure and financial reporting regulations.   Two countries for comparison purposes are US (developed) and Egypt (developing). The differences of the two economies are summarized in table below. The non-accounting variables possibly affecting disclosure and financial […]

  • Human Resources Management
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    Importance of HRM for Successful International Strategic Alliances

    Outline the importance of human resources management for the successful operation of international strategic alliances. Assess the significance of the major problems encountered by partners in the design and implementation of effective human resources management practices.   Introduction In the ever competitive, challenging and dynamic business environment, businesses no longer able to stay alone or […]

  • International Business
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    Internationalisation of Betocomo

    Introduction Betocomo is a fast growing children educational toys company from UK. The company is growing fast with its expansion in the Americas as well as in Asia. International expansion is indeed important for a company growth prospects as well as profitability in this era of globalization. There are many benefits to be reaped by […]

  • Human Resources Management
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    People Management Issues in Contemporary Business Environment

    In this essay, an evaluation of a number of clearly identified ‘managing people’ challenges facing managers working in the contemporary business environment will be presented. This is important because an effective manager will be required to deal with people in the more globalized, challenging and dynamic workplace today. Several issues or challenges can be discovered […]

  • International Business
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    Comparison between Business Culture of China and US

    Introduction In business management, the cultural forces affecting business decision making, people management, and marketing, operational or even strategic formulation process are something cannot be ignored by careful businessmen. This is because, in different culture, the best practices or business system to be applied in the different cultural environment can be different. As argued by […]

  • Case Study
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    Jaguar Expansion to China

    Introduction In this report, the various strategies for effective human resources management in Jaguar in the contemporary business environment will be presented. Three areas pertinent to the company are change management; expatriate management as well as managing across culture. In fact, all these areas are not something faced by Jaguar in the current business environment, […]

  • International Business
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    The Role of Power in Cross Cultural Interactions

    Although diversity can be a good thing, in many part of the world, diversity is not perceived as something beneficial (Lasserre, 2003). Instead, certain people may get worried and uncomfortable when the people around him are very different to him. In order to make himself feel comfortable, he may engage in acts to suppress the […]

  • International Business
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    A Reflection on Cross Cultural Interaction

    Applications of Cross Cultural Theory The cross cultural theories taught in the module are very good for students to understand how culture may differ among people around the world. It is very good to be remembered by the students, so that they can apply it in cross cultural communication or management. One of the very […]

  • International Business
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    Reflection from Cross Cultural Module

    Part I In this section, the many cross cultural theory learned during the course will be applied to Peer Action Learning Sets (PALS). It can be seen that many of the theories taught in the module is very useful – not only useful for business management purposes but also for interaction with other people, primarily […]

  • Human Resources Management
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    Examine the Factors that Affect Success in Multicultural Workplace

    Introduction In the ever globalized workplace and business environment, interaction of people from different culture is nothing can be neglected by effective managers. Besides, the increasing participation rate of women in workplace had also contributing to a diverse workforce. All these are drawing managers’ attentions to how to manage multi-cultural workplace. It is now important […]

  • International Business
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    Westernisation Versus Globalisation

    Introduction In this essay, the notion that the spread of global communication technology, such as the internet has lead to a worrying trend of westernization in countries around the world will be discussed. In order to evaluate such statement critically, the issue will be analyzed from several different perspective. Firstly, this essay will discuss if […]

  • International Business
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    Issues on Westernisation

    “The spread of global communications technology, such as the internet, has lead to a worrying trend of westernization in countries around the world.” Using existing literature and data; evaluate this claim.   Introduction As the United States became the world superpower in the last century, a trend of westernization can be observed. Even the Islam […]

  • Case Study
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    Internationalisation of Tesco

    Introduction to Tesco Started with a humble beginning in UK, Tesco has been growing very fast to become a powerful international retailing company around the world. In fact, it may be more appropriate to mention that Tesco had already become a diverse international business, thanks to the new strategic direction set by Tesco in 1997 […]