cultural aspect of international business

cultural aspect of international business


On successful completion of this assignment, students should be able to:

Brief Description

The case will focus on issues related to the cultural aspect of international business. Sustainable business practices include CSR issues, foreign investment, and the benefits of regional integration for the countries within, and companies doing business in, that region. The case study analysis will be completed on an individual basis.


Submission Instructions

Read the case study and answer the questions that follow. Each answer must be based on facts from the case and all of the course materials. Each answer should be 1-2 pages long for a total submission length of 10 pages maximum (double spaced, 12 pt font), and must be prepared in APA style format.

Case Questions

  1. Cultural understanding is a key factor in this situation. Comment on the importance of this aspect of market entry and development, being sure to discuss the key elements of understanding and working effectively in Mexico.
  2. Using the Hofstede Framework, analyze the Mexican culture with reference to concepts covered in the course materials.
  3. CSR and business practices are another set of critical issues in this case. Describe four CSR issues and explain how these issues can impact a company’s international business activities.
  4. The Client, in order to develop its Market Entry Strategy fully, will be required to make an investment in Mexico. Explain each of the four means of incorporating risk into market entry strategies if The Client wanted to use an Adaptation Strategy.
  5. The Client will benefit from trading with other countries in the region. Consider the changes arising from the renegotiation of NAFTA to CUSMA and evaluate the advantages/disadvantages of How significant is the trading area for the firm trading across all three member countries?


The overall grading is out of 100. Below is a breakdown of the grade. Note that simply meeting expectations garners an average grade.

Activity/Competencies Demonstrated% of Final GradeContent/60a. Describes the importance of cultural understanding in market entry and development/15b. Analyzes Mexican culture using the Hofstede framework./10c. Describes four CSR issues and explains how these issues can impact the client’s successful entry into Mexico /10d. Explain each of the four means of incorporating risk into market entry strategies./10e. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of regional integration especially relating to CUSMA./15Communication/25a. Uses language clearly and effectively. /10b. Information organized intelligently and holistically (i.e., not simply answers to questions)./10c. Proper introduction and conclusion to paper./5Attention to Detail /15a. APA Formatting (title, headings, and references)./10b. Spelling and grammar./5Total/100

Porter’s Five Forces

Porter’s Five Forces

Complete the table belowFor Kroger, determine the strength of each of Porter’s Five Forces and of the complementors.


Justify your determination with examples.


Industry force Strength Provide a justifying your determination with examples
High Medium Low
Example x This is why I believe it is medium.
Threat of new entrants
Power of buyers
Power of suppliers
Power of substitutes
Rivalry among competitors



characteristics of degree burns

characteristics of degree burns

Describe the characteristics of first-, second-, and third-degree burns and the rule of nines assessment tool to estimate burn percentages. Discuss the recommended strategies for initial and maintenance fluid replacement after a major burn injury.
Use at least one scholarly source other than your textbook to connect your response to national guidelines and evidence-based research in support of your ideas.

QI model

QI project

Discuss your individual critical analysis of the posted article with in-text referencing to support your thoughts and ideas and with a reference list.

Critique the posted QI article and respond to the following items:

1.      Analyze and discuss why a QI project was needed.

2.      What initial steps were assessed by the QI team? Discuss their findings, including the data.

3.      Why was the focus of the QI project on a specific population?

4.      Analyze the QI model used for this project. Name and discuss an alternative QI model that could have been used in this project.

5.      Evaluate the findings of the QI project. Were the findings relevant? How did the RNs utilize and integrate the findings into their nursing    practice?

6.      What is your cosmic question?

Qualitative Research article

Qualitative Research article

  • Ten-minute presentation in class, a Qualitative Research article.
  • Article must be peer reviewed, research study and related to the current healthcare issue/trend.
  • Article must have been published within last 3-5 years.
  • Identify and discuss the research question, hypothesis, sampling size, and research finding.
  • 100-to-150-word maximum synopsis for the article, identifying the points stated above, as well as the APA formatted reference.

Lifelong learning

Issues And Trends

Lifelong learning involves a commitment to remain current within a rapidly changing, increasingly complex, and technologically reliant healthcare world.

In order to receive full credit, you will need to clearly respond to both parts of the question using subtitles or bullets AND cite at least one scholarly reference in your response.



Search for an article written by an author who works within your chosen career field by:

  • Accessing the University Library and searching by subject
  • Using another tool of your choice

As you review the article you select, consider not only what is written,  but how it is written. Make observations about the writing style and  prepare to share those details with the class.

Discuss the elements of rhetorical situation by responding to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

Include a reference list at the end of your post that credits the piece you read. Use a citation generator, such as the Reference & Citation Generator  in the Center for Writing Excellence, to cite the article in your  response. Format your in-text citations (e.g., Adams, 2016, p. 23) and  reference list (i.e., list of resources at the end of the document)  using APA format. Consult the References page on the APA Style website for assistance.

sickle cell crisis


A. The nurse is triaging a 7-year-old with sickle cell crisis. The client is short of breath and

vomiting and has severe generalized body and joint pains. Which assessment finding requires the

most immediate intervention?

1. Blood work showing anemia

2. Enlarged spleen on palpation

3. Right arm weakness

4. Swelling of hands and feet


A.1. State your rationale including sickle crisis signs and symptoms.


B. A client is admitted to the medical surgical floor with a hemoglobin level of 5.0 g/dL (50 g/L).

The nurse should anticipate which findings? Select all that apply.

1. Coarse crackles

2. Dyspnea

3. Pallor

4. Respiratory depression

5. Tachycardia

B.1 State your rationale including signs/symptoms and assessment findings in a patient with



C. Include nursing interventions to take into consideration when taking care of a patient diagnosed

with Iron Deficiency Anemia.



Collaboration In Patient Education

Collaboration In Patient Education

In 300 words and 2 references

1. How has the patient’s control over his own health care changed?

In 300 words and 2 references

2. What part does negotiation play in patient education?

Valuable Member Infographic

Valuable Member Infographic


You are assigned to discuss your professional identity with your peers on the unit during a meeting and have decided to present the attributes using an infographic. The goal is to encourage all nurses to examine attributes and identify their professional identity to improve professionalism in the healthcare setting. As a nurse leader, you want your infographic to include the attributes that have guided your growth within the profession. As a leader of the unit, you work to grow the nurses on the unit and want to encourage them to identify their professional identity as the leaders to focus on succession planning. Your goal is to develop your infographic and share with other nurses to encourage them to examine the attributes to grow within the profession.


Create an infographic that includes the attributes you believe support your professional identity. Include the following: