Ross Cultural Issues in International Business

1.) An individual written assignment no longer than 2,400 words excluding diagrams, footnotes,quotations, references, bibliography and appendices.
2.) Individuals must reflect on their personal experience of working in a multi-cultural team, this statement to be included as an appendix to the written component of the assignment. (600 words).
3.A verbal group presentation of the assignment .The presentation will last for 20 minutes

Topic of the assignment
You are a group of advisers to:

1.) A USA or England based organisation that has purchased a European based business. The reason for the purchase is to expand the business. Both organisations are in the same sector. Students may choose the sector.

OR

2.) A European Organisation that wishes to establish a manufacturing operation in the Far East and Asia.

As advisers you are asked to provide a detailed critical analysis comparing the two cultures and to provide a detailed report on your findings. Based on your research make recommendations for each of the following:

1) Assess the likely problems that will need to be addressed to ensure integration of the two organisations and successful future growth.

2) Propose a solution detailing the management style, structure and reporting methods that will provide a solution to the issues identified.
Support your argument with references to the available literature for each of the above.

Note: 1) Any amount of references can be used as deem necessary.
2) Include a table of contents.

Ross Cultural Issues in International Business

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Ross Cultural Issues in International Business

YOU NEED TO ADVISE:
A European Organisation that wishes to establish a manufacturing operation in the Far East and Asia. (THE CHOSEN COMPANY IS LINDT-SWISS CHOCOLATE)

As advisers you are asked to provide a detailed critical analysis comparing the two cultures and to provide a detailed report on your findings. Based on your research make recommendations for each of the following:

1)Assess the likely problems that will need to be addressed to ensure integration of the two organisations and successful future growth.

WORD COUNT IS 2400.
2)Propose a solution detailing the management style, structure and reporting methods that will provide a solution to the issues identified.
Support your argument with references to the available literature for each of the above.

READING:
Key Texts
Ray French ( 2010), CrossCultural Management in Work Organisations; 2nd Edition. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Schneider, S. and Barsoux, J-L. (2003) Managing across Cultures, Prentice Hall. London

Further Recommendations
Hampden-Turner, C. Trompenaars, F. (2000) Building Cross-cultural competence, John Wiley & Sons

Hofstede, G. (1997) Culture and Organisation: Software of the Mind, McGraw-Hill

Holden, N. (2002) Cross-Cultural Management, a Knowledge Management Perspective

Marx, E. (1999) Breaking Through Culture Shock, Nicholas Brierley

Samovar, L. (2001) Communication between Cultures (2001) Communication between Cultures, Wadsworth

Tayeb, M. (2000) International Business, Financial Times, Prentice Hall


Barsoux J. L. & Lawrence P. (1990) Management in France, Cassell Education ; London

Trompenaars,C. & Hampden a Turner, F. (1997) Riding the Waves of Culture; London; Nicholas Brealey; London

Ross-Cultural Issues in International Business

1.In the module guide, it states that, Submission Date:This assignment MUST be received by no later than 12pm on Wednesday 15th December 2010.
(The date above is the REAL dealine for the assingment, so the essay must be sent back in to me within 4 days with the quality guarenteed.

2. I have ordered an essay from your company with the same topic before (Order No. 484522). Since all the essays will be marked by the same lecturer, in order to avoid plagiarism and allow me to order from your company again, please AVOID allocate this essay to the SAME writer.

Ross-Cultural Issues in International Business

The assessment contains two parts:

1.The module will be assessed by a group assignment and consists of:
An individual written assignment no longer than 2,400 words excluding diagrams, quotations, references, bibliography and appendices. (70%)

2.Students must reflect on their personal experience of working in a multi-cultural team, this statement to be included as an appendix to the written component of the assignment. (600 words).

All supporting documents will be uploaded under the order number.

Ross-Cultural Issues in International Business

Topic of the assignment
Chose one of the these topics ……………………

You are a group of advisers to: (( I have chosen IKEA)) 2000 words

1. A USA or England based organisation that has purchased a European based business. The reason for the purchase is to expand the business. Both organisations are in the same sector. Students may choose the sector.

or

2. A European Organisation that wishes to establish a manufacturing operation in the Far East and Asia.

As advisers you are asked to provide a detailed critical analysis comparing the two cultures and to provide a detailed report on your findings. Based on your research make recommendations for each of the following:

1) Assess the likely problems that will need to be addressed to ensure integration of the two organisations and successful future growth.

2) Propose a solution detailing the management style, structure and reporting methods that will provide a solution to the issues identified.
Support your argument with references to the available literature for each of the above.
Although this assignment is a group assignment, the individual written submission is from each group member individually. This allows the individual to develop his/her own ideas and priorities relating to the assignment subject and the application of past research and concepts.

Ross-Cultural Issues in International Business

USA based organisation that has purchased a European based business. The reason for the purchase is to expand the business. Both organisations are in the same sector. Students may choose the sector

As advisers you are asked to provide a detailed critical analysis comparing the two cultures and to provide a detailed report on your findings. Based on your research make recommendations for each of the following:

Assess the likely problems that will need to be addressed to ensure integration of the two organisations and successful future growth.

Propose a solution detailing the management style, structure and reporting methods that will provide a solution to the issues identified.
Support your argument with references to the available literature for each of the above.
Although this assignment is a group assignment that allows the group to share research and benefit from a group resource, the individual written submission is from each group member individually. This allows the individual to develop his/her own ideas and priorities relating to the assignment subject and the application of past research and concepts. The first task of the group is to discuss and agree their subject organisation.


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Referencing Requirements:
Ray French ( 2010), CrossCultural Management in Work Organisations; 2nd Edition. The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Schneider, S. and Barsoux, J-L. (2003) Managing across Cultures, Prentice Hall. London

Further Recommendations
Hampden-Turner, C. Trompenaars, F. (2000) Building Cross-cultural competence, John Wiley & Sons

Hofstede, G. (1997) Culture and Organisation: Software of the Mind, McGraw-Hill

Holden, N. (2002) Cross-Cultural Management, a Knowledge Management Perspective

Marx, E. (1999) Breaking Through Culture Shock, Nicholas Brierley

Samovar, L. (2001) Communication between Cultures (2001) Communication between Cultures, Wadsworth

Tayeb, M. (2000) International Business, Financial Times, Prentice Hall


Barsoux J. L. & Lawrence P. (1990) Management in France, Cassell Education ; London

Trompenaars,C. & Hampden a Turner, F. (1997) Riding the Waves of Culture; London; Nicholas Brealey; London