Applying the concepts outlined within the chapters by using real-world experiences and prior knowledge to answer chapter discussion questions will allow you to express key findingd as it relates to your own personal experiences.
Answer questions 4, 7, 8, and 9 from Chapter 6. You answers should incorporate your experiences.
Must be a minimum of 250 words.
4 . Do you think it makes sense for a transnational organization to have more than one headquarters? What might be some advantages associated with two headquarters, each responsible for different things? Can you think of any drawbacks?
7. Name some of the elements that contribute to greater complexity for international organizations. How do organizations address this complexity? Do you think these elements apply to a company such as Spotify that wants to expand its music streaming service internationally? Discuss.
8. Traditional values in Mexico support high power distance and a low tolerance for uncertainty. What would you predict about a company that opens a division in Mexico and tries to implement global teams characterized by shared power and authority and the lack of formal guidelines, rules, and structure?
9. Do you believe it is possible for a global company to simultaneously achieve the goals of global efficiency and integration, national responsiveness and flexibility, and the worldwide transfer of knowledge and innovation? Discuss.