This pack of GBM 380 Week 3 Discussion Questions shows the solutions to the following problems:
DQ 1: What entry modes are available to companies interested in investing in another country? Please give at least 2 real-world examples illustrating two different entry modes. How do such entry modes vary in terms of expected risks and returns as well as required commitment? If you are concerned with organizational control over overseas operations, what entry modes would be best, and why?DQ 2: Describe the various types of global strategic alliances (GSA), describing at least two real-world examples. Analyze the difference between equity joint ventures and non-equity (cooperative) joint ventures. Why have many GSAs failed? What are some legal, cultural, or other considerations companies should consider in choosing an alliance partner?