Project Management

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Globalization

The world we live in is not just the United States. Not even close.

World Population information:

Side note: Information about the United States: http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html

Internet Usage: http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm

Operations in other countries

Internationalization offers

Things to consider:

Questions

Pressures for Global Operational Integration:

Pressures for Global Strategic Integration:

Pressures for Local Responsiveness

United Nations Global Impact

http://www.unglobalcompact.org/

Human Rights

* Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
* Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labour Standards

* Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
* Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
* Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
* Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environment

* Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
* Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
* Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Anti-Corruption

* Principle 10: Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery.

Michael Porter - Diamond Model

(looks at microeconomics instead of macroeconomics)