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“Preparation for International Assignments” Please respond to the following:
1.Imagine that you work for a U.S. based organization that is considering sending you on a two-year international assignment to either New Delhi, India, or Madrid, Spain. From the e-Activity, speculate on your potential adaptability to cultural change for each country, and suggest the primary strategies that you would use for dealing with socio-cultural and psychological adjustments. Justify your response.
2.Suggest to your management team the main reason(s) why you should undergo cross-cultural training, and give an example of at least one (1) type of training that could be effective for your international assignment. Specify the principal advantages of implementing a cultural assimilator as a training devise and learning technique for both you and your organization’s management. Provide a rationale for your response.
“MNCs and the Environment” Please respond to the following:
3.Analyze the significant manner in which the external environment affects the success of an MNC within a global market. Suggest two to three (2-3) actions that MNCs should take in order to be more socially and environmentally responsive to the problems of the emerging world. Justify your response.
4.Using an example from a successful MNC discussed in class, prioritize the main opportunities and challenges facing the company in terms of the impact to the company and its position for future growth. Provide a rationale for your response.