Ritically assess the changing relationships between TNCas and nation states, comparing their respective roles, objectives, flexibility and power.

Some of the points that should be covered in this essay are:Coursework Guidance

Your work should demonstrate an understanding of the module subject content and its relevance to the changing business environment. Your work could include the following topic areas:

1. The growth of the global economy
What is meant by the term a?globalisationa
The role of technology

2.The nature and purpose of the nation state
Ways in which the nation state can achieve its objectives
Examples of successful (e.g.Singapore) and failed states (Somalia)
3.The nature and purpose of the TNC
How specifically a TNC combines aspects of global, Multinational and International companies (and possible examples)

4. The relationship between the state and the TNC
Include conflicting and complementary objectives
Ways in which the state/TNC each seek to achieve their objectives
The impacts of globalisation on the State and the TNC
Examples of the tensions between the State and the TNC
(e.g. in the UK Ford, Amazon, Google, Starbucks)

5. Influences affecting the actions of the State and the TNC
Role of Global institutions (e.g. WTO)
Role of C.S.Oas
The growing significance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Ritically assess the changing relationships between TNCas and nation states, comparing their respective roles, objectives, flexibility and power.

Your work should demonstrate an understanding of the module subject content and its relevance to the changing business environment. Your work could include the following topic areas:

1. Introduction:
The growth of the global economy
What is meant by the term ai??i??globalisationai??i??
The role of technology

2.The nature and purpose of the nation state
Ways in which the nation state can achieve its objectives
Examples of successful (e.g.Singapore) and failed states (Somalia)

3.The nature and purpose of the TNC
How specifically a TNC combines aspects of global, Multinational and International companies (and possible examples)

4. The relationship between the state and the TNC
Include conflicting and complementary objectives
Ways in which the state/TNC each seek to achieve their objectives
The impacts of globalisation on the State and the TNC
Examples of the tensions between the State and the TNC
(e.g. in the UK Ford, Amazon, Google, Starbucks)

5. Influences affecting the actions of the State and the TNC
Role of Global institutions (e.g. WTO)
Role of C.S.Oai??i??s
The growing significance of Corporate Social Responsibility

Notes:

1. The purpose of the essay is to ascertain how companies may best be structured and organised to conduct international business activities
2. Your work should evidence a clear understanding of the respective nature and roles of TNCai??i??s and Nation states and the tensions that exist in their respective powers, influence and operations.
3. You should display evidence of current debates and also consider the changing contours of global business practice in coming years.
4. You should also make reference to the role and influence of global institutions (such as WTO and the World Bank ) and C.S.Oai??i??s.
5. Your work should evidence an understanding of Institutional Governance and C.S.R.
6. You will be marked on your argument and on the quality of supporting evidence and examples, not on your opinion which may be freely expressed, but should be justified in your discussion.