Imagine that you work for a small manufacturing company that uses an innovative, low-cost production method for making laser disks. A Malaysian firm approaches your CEO in order to license the technology. Outline the major potential risks and benefits of the prospective deal for your CEO. Provide two (2) suggestions for the CEO that would help him / her decide to either accept or decline the offer.
From the e-Activity, analyze two (2) major political risks of operating a business within the selected emerging country. Propose two (2) actions that a multinational company could take in order to manage political risk in that country. Justify your response.
e-Activity: Select one (1) of the following emerging countries in which you would like to operate a business: India, China, Russia, or Brazil. Refer to the Political Risk Assessment in Chapter 6 of the textbook and use the Internet to locate sufficient data and information that will help you to analyze the political risks of operating a business in the selected emerging country. For information on your selected country, visit the U.S. Department of State’s U.S. Passports and International Travel page, located at http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country.html