1) Imagine that you are the manager in charge of a company negotiating a joint venture with the Chinese government. Discuss how your understanding of the decision-making process can help you through the negotiation process and the concessions that you might be willing to make during negotiations. What are some of your main cultural concerns in the negotiations, and what are some of the Chinese concerns about negotiating with you?
1) Every day we see more and more impact locally from international business decisions. In your community, how do you see one or more of the international business strategies of franchising, management contracts, and e-business changing how local businesses conduct business?
2) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each of those entities in your local business community.