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Finding the Keys to National Prosperity by Jeffrey D. Sachs - Project Syndicate

Finding the Keys to National Prosperity by Jeffrey D. Sachs - Project Syndicate | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Most successful economic reforms emulate policies that worked elsewhere and were reconfigured for local conditions. Wherever we live, by opening our eyes to policy successes abroad, we would surely speed the path to national improvement at home.

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Offshoring creates as many U.S. jobs as it kills, study says

Offshoring creates as many U.S. jobs as it kills, study says | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT1410, Chapter 14. Offshoring and outsourcing.  Offshoring said to be good for America, helping the economy, creating new jobs.

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Legal analysis of China’s first BlackBerry trademark counterfeiting case --- China Intellectual Property

Legal analysis of China’s first BlackBerry trademark counterfeiting case --- China Intellectual Property | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT 1410, Chapter 13. China's first court case over trademark counterfeiting Blackberry.

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UW Environmental Innovation Challenge

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT1410, Chapter 13. Innovation contest awarding $10,000.00 to students for define enviromental problem, develope solution and build a prototype.

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Deadlock remains in Bahrain dispute - The National

Deadlock remains in Bahrain dispute - The National | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Stand-off between trade unions and government in Bahrain looks set to enter its third year...

MGT1410, Chapter12, 12.3  21 month long strike between Araiabian Gulf State's main labour union and the government.

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Mexico passes controversial labor reform bill

Mexico passes controversial labor reform bill | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
A bipartisan effort modernizes labor laws to an extent, but the country's far left says the legislation still favors employers over workers.

MGT 1410 Chapter 12, reflects organized labor12.3, overhauling 40 year old labor law

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Market Research Reports

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MGT1410, Chapter 10, Business strategies

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Reminder: Eurozone Has Its Own Fiscal Cliff

Reminder: Eurozone Has Its Own Fiscal Cliff | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

President Obama must deal with the country’s pending fiscal cliff, but America shouldn’t feel alone; the eurozone and Europe also have a massive debt burden that needs to be rectified.MGT1410, this covers several chapters that we have covered in class

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Companies are expanding overseas to cut the risk of doing business locally - Business Today

Companies are expanding overseas to cut the risk of doing business locally - Business Today | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT1410, Chapter 8, Relates to Acquisitions, India expanding out overseas, acquisitions of several companies, many different products.

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Four Fundamentals to Protect Your Foreign Operations | Business Finance

Four Fundamentals to Protect Your Foreign Operations | Business Finance | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Know your rights and their limits before you invest overseas.

MGT1410, Chapter 8, This article relates to Due Diligence and gives advice on how to protect your business.

 

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Biggest Importers And Exporters - Forbes.com

Biggest Importers And Exporters - Forbes.com | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
The U.S. exports waste paper, pulp and chemicals and imports finished consumer goods, mostly from China.

MGT 1410, Chapter7, Top ten importers in the United States, Wal Mart leads the pack.

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China buys gold, challenges US dollar - Features - Al Jazeera English

China buys gold, challenges US dollar - Features - Al Jazeera English | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks cables allege that China is buying gold to weaken the US dollar's supremacy as the world's reserve currency.

Chapter 6, interesting story, will the United Staes Dollar collapse? Will China's Yuan replace the dollar?

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Outsourcing good, offshoring bad | ZDNet

Outsourcing good, offshoring bad | ZDNet | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

There is much sense in outsourcing, but offshoring is a different kettle of fish. MGT1410, Chapter 14, Offshoring and Outsourcing. The other side of  it.

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USA's creaking infrastructure holds back economy

USA's creaking infrastructure holds back economy | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
The economy's pickup is putting the nation's strained infrastructure to the test...

MGT1410, Chapter 14, Infrastructure. Problems with dams,locks, and rail yards in need of repair is hurting United States economy.

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U.S. puts Canada on ‘priority watch list’ for copyright piracy | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post

U.S. puts Canada on ‘priority watch list’ for copyright piracy | FP Tech Desk | Financial Post | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
The United States on Monday again put Russia and China on its annual list of countries with the worst records of preventing the theft of copyrighted and other intellectual property (IP), the U.S.

MGT1410, Chapter 13, IP Protection. Canada  and Mexico made the list again for the fourth time in a row. Russia has been on it for sixteen years.

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Twinkie Maker Hostess to Shut Down After Strike

Twinkie Maker Hostess to Shut Down After Strike | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Wonder bread and Twinkies, said it will shut down and liquidate after a strike by members of its bakery workers’ union “crippled” the company’s operations.

MGT1410, Chapter 12, Hostess shutting down after a strike, 18,500 losing jobs

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Photos: General Strike Called For In Spain – - Mercury News Media Center

Photos: General Strike Called For In Spain – - Mercury News Media Center | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT1410, Chapter 12, 12.3 Spain calling for second strike in protest of budget cuts

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States petition to secede from union

States petition to secede from union | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Angst at election result prompts dismayed citizens in at least 20 states to petition the White House for permission to secede...

MGT1410, I know this doesn't cover the chapter, but it is worth talking about.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of a Global Strategy

Advantages & Disadvantages of a Global Strategy | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Technology allows businesses to be global operations, and even the smallest business can have clients in every time zone. Different countries and different cultures may have different preferences, ...

MGT1410, Chapter 10.3- Global Strategy

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Export hurdles aid foreign UAV competitors - Avionics Intelligence

Export hurdles aid foreign UAV competitors - Avionics Intelligence | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT1410, Chapter9

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Kotak Bank prefers M&A route to diluting promoters’ stake

Kotak Bank prefers M&A route to diluting promoters’ stake | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it

MGT 1410< Chapter 8,

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International expansion could mean red ink for Netflix - L.A. Biz

International expansion could mean red ink for Netflix - L.A. Biz | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Although Netflix is expected to turn a five-cents profit on each share as the third...

MGT1410 Chapter 8, Refers to International Expantion. Netflix beig very agressive, trying to become the new "HBO"

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Barrier to Trade in Chinese Currency Falls

Barrier to Trade in Chinese Currency Falls | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
But U.S. companies are still somewhat ambivalent about transacting in the Chinese currency.

MGT 1410 Chapter7, China to start using the Renminbi in trade payment instead of the dollar. They are testing it out on 9,ooo companies outside of China, including United States companies. Is the U.S. ready to be paid this way?

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China Swaps US Debt for Equity: All Problems Solved!

China Swaps US Debt for Equity: All Problems Solved! | global corporate citizenship | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs has announced that its Treasury Dept. has completed a debt for equity swap with the People's Republic of China, effectively solving most of America's problems.

MGT1410, Chapter 7. This has humor to it, but, if you seriously think about it, it could happen if the United States keeps going the way they do with China.

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