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Viewing: IBUS 4402W : Managing in Developing Countries

Last approved: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:02:27 GMT

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School of Business
International Business (IBUS)
Managing in Developing Countries
Managing-Developing Countries
Fall 2017
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IBUS 3001 or IBUS 3002; or permission of the instructor


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Challenges of operating in developing countries. Cross-country experience and case studies exploring issues of institutions, corruption, infrastructure, private–public partnerships, competition, regulation, and global standards. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.
Understand the distinctions and similarities among the diversity of developing nations;
Identify national historic legacies and recognize how they shape local institutions across the diversity of developing countries;
Enhance the student’s ability to synthesize and analyze information from a wide variety of disciplinary perspectives and approaches;
Improve the student’s ability to gather interdisciplinary secondary data sources;
Acquire in-depth knowledge of the institutional environment and its impact on business activity in a particular developing country;
Understand how international and local institutions both constrain and provide opportunities for firms and managers operating in developing countries;
Improve the professionalism and clarity of student’s written expression of ideas by enhancing their organization of text, choice of diction, and use of grammar;
Develop the student’s ability to provide constructive peer feedback on writing assignments;
Strengthen the student’s ability to incorporate constructive criticism into his/her written text
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ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (Pre 2010)

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