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International Relations: How to Successfully Negotiate with Other Cultures

International Relations: How to Successfully Negotiate with Other Cultures | International Business class work | Scoop.it

In a typical negotiation, a certain degree of stress is unavoidable. Negotiations are often fast-paced, demanding, challenging, and mentally exhausting. Imagine if, on top of these incredibly stres...

 

Chapter 9

9.6

Negotiating for Success across Cultures

 

This article will give you tips on negotiating across cultures.  You must research the country on their business practices, customs, and religion before going any further.  The smallest miscommunication could cost you a successful business deal.   

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Getting ready for a new surge of countertrade

Getting ready for a new surge of countertrade | International Business class work | Scoop.it

International exchanges of goods and services are typically conducted with currencies, the value of which is settled by the four…...

 

Chapter 9

9.2

 

Many countries must depend on countertrade for exporting and importing goods from other countries.  Either the government has a limit on the amount of currency that can leave the country or Government debt repayment is uncertain.  At times government/countries just don't have the money to buy what they need so they countertrade with other countries. 

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Russia expands treason law, critics fear crackdown

Russia expands treason law, critics fear crackdown | International Business class work | Scoop.it

MOSCOW (AP) — Adding to fears that the Kremlin aims...

 

Chapter 8

8.2

 

The political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental, and legal areas will be effect by this fear. As each of these are analyzed we will see that as the human rights are affected the people will rebel against the government and it will slowly weaken Russia.

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ResMed Inc. Announces Exchange Rate For Upcoming Dividend Payment

ResMed Inc. Announces Exchange Rate For Upcoming Dividend Payment | International Business class work | Scoop.it

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD) today announced that the dividend to be paid on...

 

The dividend paid in Australian currency to CDI holders reflects the exchange rate on the record date, which was US dollars $1.0389 for each Australian dollar $1.00, and reflects the 10:1 ratio between CDIs and US common shares listed on the NYSE.

 

Chapter 7

7.1

An exchange rate is defined as the rate at which the market converts one currency into another.  The exchange rate will vary between countries

 

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International Monetary Fund - The New York Times

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News about the International Monetary Fund. Commentary and archival information about the International Monetary Fund from The New York Times.

 

Chapter 6

6.1

 

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World Bank: Uphold Rights | Human Rights Watch

World Bank: Uphold Rights | Human Rights Watch | International Business class work | Scoop.it

(Washington, DC) – The World Bank should incorporate human rights in its revised policies as a key component of fulfilling its mission to eradicate poverty, Human Rights Watch and the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) said today.

 

Chapter 6

6.3

 

This goes along with the World Banks impact on business practices.

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India and Brunei to have joint investment in hotel sector

India and Brunei to have joint investment in hotel sector | International Business class work | Scoop.it

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): India and Brunei will explore the possibilities of joint venture investment in the field of hotel industry and infrastructural development.

 

Chapter 7

7.3

 

India and Brunei are exploring the likely hood of a joint venture investment in the hotel industry and infrastructural development.  It would allow for a increasing potential in the tourism sector in the two countries.  This could potentially have a large impact on the economy.  With India and Brunei investing together into these companies it will build a closer bond between the two countries.

 

 

 

 

 

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Iran imposes currency cap to boost rial

Iran imposes currency cap to boost rial | International Business class work | Scoop.it

Most money changers refuse to comply with government's demand for a fixed dollar rate to reverse currency collapse.

 

Chapter 7

7.1

The currency exchange rate is the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another.  Exchange rates fluctuate based on economic factors like inflation, industrial production and geopolitical events. These factors will influence whether you buy or sell a currency pair.

 

Iran is not announcing the currency rate to the market.  There have been violate protest over raising prices.  Most trading in the free market of the rial is grounded to a halt.  The people face fear of the government and are afraid of the financial risks of trading such a volatile currency. The government is demanding that the rate be fixed to prevent it from collapsing.

 

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U.S./World - Canton, OH - CantonRep.com 1

U.S./World - Canton, OH - CantonRep.com 1 | International Business class work | Scoop.it

CantonRep.com, your source for the latest breaking local news, sports, weather, business, jobs, real estate, shopping, health, travel, and entertainment.

 

Chapter 5 

5.3

During the UN general assembly Syria was discussed by dozens of nations.  The United Nation is seeking a solution to the war.  The people of the nation feel until President Bashar Assad falls the killings will continue regardless of the efforts, there is no solution to war.  The UN is becoming embarrassed with no solutions being offered to Syria.  As we've learned countries around the world look to the UN to foster international cooperation in solving economic, social, hunanitarian, and cultural issues.

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Finance and Development

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By Mahmood Hasan Khan - How does rural poverty develop, what accounts for its persistence, and what specific measures can be taken to eliminate or mitigate it?

 

You see poverty more in these developing countries. They must have the ability to grow economically.  They need steady income from employment or investments to build stronger communities.  Imports and exports bring larger business into the area but most of these countries do not have the resources to attract such companies.

 

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The World's 15 Biggest Economies And The Risks They Face

The World's 15 Biggest Economies And The Risks They Face | International Business class work | Scoop.it

Can Italy stay ahead of Brazil?...

 

The Business Insider has looked at the world’s 15 biggest economies.  According to these projections and details it shows the impact each of them will face in the midst of the current market turmoil.

 

 

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Taiwanese ‘comfort women’ protest in Taipei, demand Japanese apology

Taiwanese ‘comfort women’ protest in Taipei, demand Japanese apology | International Business class work | Scoop.it

看英文報紙學英文,中國郵報給你第一手的英文時事、英文新聞,讓你更易閱讀英文報紙,輕鬆吸收英文時事、英文新聞。Online news edition of Taiwan's leading English language newspaper. Providing in-depth news from Taiwan, Asia and around the world.

 

This story and many others are about "comfort women" practices. As with many cultures Korea, China, and the Philippines during World War II did not look at women as equals. These countries took women against their will and forced them to service the men in the military.  Many women have protest in front of government buildings wanting an apology.  Japan has refused to apologize to anyone stating that there is no evidence that these women were coerced into working as prostitutes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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McDonald's forced to disclose all chemical ingredients on food sold in Russia

McDonald's forced to disclose all chemical ingredients on food sold in Russia | International Business class work | Scoop.it

McDonald's forced to disclose all chemical ingredients on food sold in Russia... McDonald's is faced with many cultural changes in Russia. Not only do they change the items offered on the menu to accommodate the customers they must change the way they package items.  All ingredients must be labeled in the packaging for customers.  Here in America McDonald’s issues calories listed on the back of the menu but to know ingredients you must go online or contact a hotline.  The information is not always available in the store.  Most employees know general information such as if the product is dairy or if a drink may contain coffee or caffeine.

 

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Natural-Gas Exports Could Lift U.S. Trade and Economy

Natural-Gas Exports Could Lift U.S. Trade and Economy | International Business class work | Scoop.it

U.S. President Barack Obama has a rising opportunity to make good on two of his central campaign promises: harnessing domestic energy and boosting U.S. exports.

 

Chapter 9

9.4

Managing exports in the US or any other country is a detailed process. There are several main parties involved in exporting transactions. 

 

The exporter, who is the person or entity sending or transporting the goodsout of the country, the importer, who is the person or entity buying or transporting goods from another country into the importer’s home country, the carrier, which is the entity handling the physical transportation of the goods and the customs-administration offices from both the home country and the foreign       country.

 

Boosting the U.S. exports will increase our economy and could lower our defict.  This will also open hundreds of jobs and decrease our unemployment rate.

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Doing business in the aec and the thai foreign business ACT | Bangkok Post: business

Doing business in the aec and the thai foreign business ACT | Bangkok Post: business | International Business class work | Scoop.it

Asean countries are embarking on a framework to strengthen their political and security affairs, social and cultural ties as well as the regional economy.

 

Chapter 8

8.4

 

 

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HBS' Sahlman: Life science venture capital has 'disappeared,' the U.S. needs more risk

HBS' Sahlman: Life science venture capital has 'disappeared,' the U.S. needs more risk | International Business class work | Scoop.it

It’s no secret that the U.S. economy is in a tough state, with mile-high deficits and slow growth in jobs.

 

It’s no secret that the U.S. economy is in a tough state, with mile-high deficits and slow growth in jobs. Other countries are pulling ahead, but some cling to the hope that startups and the spirit of entrepreneurship embodied in Silicon Valley could save the country.

 

Chapter 7

7.3

Venture capitalist invest money to start up new or growing business around the world.  Expansion of companies in the US and foreign countries is a must to lower deficits and allow our economy to grow.

 

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IMF - International Monetary Fund : Dominican Republic: IMF Concludes 2012 Article IV Mission

IMF - International Monetary Fund : Dominican Republic: IMF Concludes 2012 Article IV Mission | International Business class work | Scoop.it

Press Release No. 12/445
November 18, 2012

An International Monetary Fund mission led by Przemek Gajdeczka visited Santo Domingo during November 5 - 16, 2012 to...

 

"The mission will recommend that the Dominican Republic be subject to Post-Program Monitoring, after the expiration of the Stand-By Arrangement in March 2012. Under such monitoring, an IMF mission will visit the Dominican Republic in the first part of 2013. The authorities expressed their interest in Fund support in designing and implementing macroeconomic policies.

 

Chapter 6

6.3

 

Many of the projects that are funded in specific countries are put up for competitive bidding by the government of the country receiving the funds from the IMF or World Bank; the projects are then managed by a government department.  Global companies in the private sector almost always carry out the actual work. This allows for the government to grow as well as the private sector.  Both parties benefit from the monies.

 

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Trade Deal Between U.S.-Europe May Pick Up Steam

Trade Deal Between U.S.-Europe May Pick Up Steam | International Business class work | Scoop.it
Corporations and business groups on both sides of the Atlantic are pushing for a pact, which they say would produce substantial economic benefits.
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Burma's government blamed for ethnic violence - World - CBC News

Survivors of ethnic clashes in western Burma lashed out at the government Monday for failing to prevent violence between Muslims and Buddhists that has displaced more than 28,000 people over the last week.

 

 

Just wanted to share this article on whats going on in Burma with religion and war!! 

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Iranian students feel the pain as currency collapses

Iranian students feel the pain as currency collapses | International Business class work | Scoop.it

DUBAI (Reuters) - Twice in less than a year, Neda's ambitions to study outside her native Iran have been wrecked by the collapse of the country's currency. She and thousands of other students have...

 

Chapter 7

7.1

The currency lost about a third of its value against the U.S. dollar in 10 days in September and October as the sanctions cut Iran's hard currency earnings from oil exports.  The currency rate continues to increase causing most students not to be able to attend universities or to study abroad.   As the currency in Iran continues to fall the students are not able to earn enough money to exchange in other countries for their education. 

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Testing The (Pacific) Waters: Philippines’ Options In Regional Economic Integration - Analysis Eurasia Review

Testing The (Pacific) Waters: Philippines’ Options In Regional Economic Integration - Analysis Eurasia Review | International Business class work | Scoop.it

Chapter 5

5.2

The Philippines are taking an interest in two agreements, TPP and RCEP. These trade agreements could increase the economy greatly. One major problem being faced is its own 1987 Constitution. With the many opportunities that regional economic integration offers the Philippines is seeking to revise the Constitution to accommodate TPP requirements.

 

 

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Sudan tells United Nations its debts must be cancelled | Reuters

Sudan tells United Nations its debts must be cancelled | Reuters | International Business class work | Scoop.it

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan told the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday that its debts must be cancelled and its economy supported as it struggles to recover from losing three-quarters of...

 

Chapter 5

5.3

At the UN assembly Sudan announced that they are seeking debt relief from the International Monetary Fund and the global community.  At this time that debt is over 40 million dollars.  This would help to support their economy and help to solve key conflicts with South Sudan.  A key factor is that the US and many other nations are againest the President in Sudan due to him being involved in war crimes and human right violations.  The UN is in place to strive for better living standards and human rights.  How do they help the people who violate what the UN is trying to protect?

 

 

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Global manufacturing points to challenges for world economy

Global manufacturing points to challenges for world economy | International Business class work | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S.manufacturing unexpectedly grew last month for the first time since May but euro zone factories suffered their worst quarter since early 2009 and China lost steam, suggesting...

 

The contraction suggested the 17-country euro zone could struggle to avoid falling back into recession.  Manufacturing companies all over the world are seeing a slow growth in employment and demand.  This is causing imports and exports to decrease in many areas.  There are reports that this decrease will continue through the remainder of the year.

 

 

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Benghazi attack a short-term setback for Libya investment revival

Benghazi attack a short-term setback for Libya investment revival | International Business class work | Scoop.it

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The taxi driver parked outside a luxury hotel in Tripoli says most of his business there has ground to a halt in the past two weeks.Since an attack on the U.S.

 

With the events in Benghazi many are afraid that many foreign businessmen will freeze plans and no longer invest in Libya.  Americans are not willing to travel as frequently and are more cautious during their stay.  There are concerns that companies will not send staff due to safety, this will also slow down business and development in Benghazi.

 

 

 

 

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Women march for their rights on International Women’s Day | Egypt Independent

Women march for their rights on International Women’s Day | Egypt Independent | International Business class work | Scoop.it

On International Women’s Day, thousands of women in Cairo marched from the Journalists Syndicate to the Parliament building, summing up their demands on a large banner leading the protest reading: “Citizenship rights and freedom.” The protesters’ ...

 

Women in Cairo are protesting for their rights and freedom as women.  There are concerns that without equal representation of women, the Islamist majority in Parliament could neglect to incorporate assurances of equality into the constitution.  The Parliament will not allow the women to be seen equally unless more women are apointed to the Parliament, men do not see women as equals in Cairo.  As of now the Parliament is made up of men.

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