LOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT WALMARTS FOREIGN EXPANSIONCASE ANALYSIS

Read the case  Walmart s Foreign expansion on pages 86-87.

In essay format, answer the following questions:
” Why does a business like Walmart look to expand overseas?
” What are the specific steps a business like Walmart would take to consider and subsequently implement an expansion plan?
” Discuss some of the concerns that Walmart must address in assessing expansion overseas.
” In the event Walmart wishes to use  expatriates in their overseas operations how should they prepare these employees to ensure a seamless transition?
” What observations or comments would you provide to Walmart on their expansion plans?

In responding to these questions please use sources in addition to the text book such as the corporate web site and topical sources.

The case analysis should be approximately 2,000 words.

Hill, C. International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace (7th edition).
Irwin/McGraw-Hill.