# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 1230119690

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe challenges of managing a global business.

Definition

Description should include:
  • Staffing (hiring the right mix of local workers vs. home experience workers)
  • Managing the expatriate manager
  • Dealing with repatriation
  • The challenges of living and working overseas
  • Recognizing cultural differences
  • Performance appraisals from a distance
  • Training and management development
  • Compensation packages
  • Labor relations and organized labor laws
  • Learning new business practices

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is the infrastructure of a foreign country an important global marketing component?
  • Why would marketers need to consider cultural differences, customs, and national holidays before conducting business in a foreign country?
  • How can employers adequately prepare employees for living and working overseas?
  • How can U.S. human resource practices be implemented in foreign countries?
  • What aspects of a foreign country should be researched before conducting business? What resources can help in this research?
  • What guidelines can be established to ensure consistent production and human resource standards for a global organization?
  • How does having a workforce overseas affect corporate taxes? Employees' taxes?
  • What is the effect on consumers when a business does work overseas?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Understand global trade's impact to aid business decision-making.