Chapter 6: Answer discussion questions 2 & 5

  • Imagine you are the CEO of a major company; choose your favorite products or industry. What approach to global competition would you choose for your firm: international, multinational, global, or transnational? Why?
  • If you had entered into a joint venture with a foreign company but knew that women were not treated fairly in that culture, would you consider sending a female expatriate to handle the start-up? Why or why not?

Chapter 7: Answer discussion questions 1 & 6

  • On a 1 to 10 scale, what is your level of personal interest in becoming an entrepreneur? Why did you rate yourself as you did?
  • Identify some businesses that recently opened in your area. What are their chances of survival, and why? How would you advise the owners or managers of those businesses to ensure their success?

Chapter 8: Answer discussion questions 2 & 7

  • What are some advantages and disadvantages of being in the CEO position?
  • Consider an organization in which you have worked, draw its organizational chart, and describe it by using terms in this chapter. How did you like working there, and why?