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Wal-Mart the Implementation of NAFTA Case Study

… Wal-Mart

The implementation of NAFTA has had a significant influence on Wal-Mart's success in Mexico. Prior to NAFTA, Walmex was importing most of its goods for sale into the country. As a result, it was paying import duties on those goods, and this increased the retail price for those goods. The company relies on a cost leadership strategy in order to succeed and the fact that it was unable to be the cost leader was holding it back. With NAFTA, those duties disappeared. Wal-Mart was able to import from the United States without duties, and as a result was able to pass those savings along to its customers. With its supply chain on equal footing with that of its competitors, Wal-Mart was able to gain…. [read more]

Business Expansion Report on Proposal for Wal-Mart Essay

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Report on Proposal for Wal-Mart engagement in China.

The Wal-Mart store is one of the leading American subsidized markets for domestic goods that have been subsidized. In the recent past, it has been considering expansion of their stores to other countries and one of them would be in China. The report is solely aimed at looking into the possibility of expanding the stores to China, the challenges, the cultural differences, the market trend, the political atmosphere as well as the legal situation that should be expected by the Wal-Mart management and how to overcome them all.

The sole reason for the research was to look at the viability of the Chinese market for the expansion of the Wal-Mart stores and to…. [read more]

Walmart Sustainability Essay

… Wal-Mart has taken on the mantle of the environment not out of a sense of goodwill towards the environment, but because it has found that a lot of the things that will improve its environmental outcomes will also reduce its costs. The company hit upon this congruence at some point, and has become creative at finding ways to reduce waste. The key equation is that waste = money has brought Wal-Mart to realize that there is a lot of waste within its system.

As a result, Wal-Mart works with suppliers to streamline their packaging. Less packaging tends to mean less waste diverted to landfills, and less petroleum used in the creation of plastic, but it also means more product can fit onto a truckload, thereby…. [read more]

Organizational Behavior Study Guide Chapter Term Paper

… Organizational Behavior Study Guide

Chapter 2 Study Guide- the high performance organization

High performance organizations deploy Total Quality Management strategies that are customer-responsive, as South West Airlines did in regards to keeping cost low, despite the expansion of the company. It knew what its customers desired, and continued this effective 'brand strategy.' Yet the company also responded to its employee's needs for flexible and challenging jobs, and treated employees with respect. Also, organizationally it was cost effective, as from the Southwest's organizational hierarchy was flat and lean, comprised of CEO, department heads, managers, supervisors, and employees and thus responsive to the challenges faced by the airline industry after 9-11 that leveled so many other businesses.

Global Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

Wal-Mart initially had difficulty deploying…. [read more]

Vision Report on Business Term Paper

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Report on business

Report on doing business between developing and developed

The current paper is a report on assessment of scope of business development in Chinese Textile sector by UK Multinational Firm. The researcher has analyzed the current state of Chinese economy, infrastructure, rules and regulations for Foreign Direct Investment as well as cultural and economical conditions in order to decide whether the UK-based multinational firm should export its products or establish operations in China.

In addition to this the author explored the potential for investment in Garment Sector assessing the laws for investment as well as availability of infrastructure and labor in this sector. The researcher has also described potential risks foe establishing business in China.

Investment in China

Foreign direct investment (FDI)…. [read more]

Imports and Exports Term Paper

… International Financial Accounting: Imports and Exports

The objective of this work is to first, relate the history of importing and exporting in the United States and to introduce how the move from the 'gold standard' to the 'floating dollar' has affected importing and exporting for the United States. This work will further examination the devaluation of the dollar against the Euro and as well will examine how the United States will need to learn new ways to deal with emerging nations, such as India and China. Finally, this work will examine how globalization has changed the manner in which the United States conducts business both at home and abroad.

The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of June 1930 raised the U.S. tariff rates to levels higher than…. [read more]

Managing All Stakeholders Term Paper

… "The absorption of one company by another," Black's adds, "[with] the former losing its legal identity, and latter retaining its own name and identity and acquiring assets, liabilities, franchises, and powers of former, and absorbed company ceasing to exist as separate business entity" (p. 988).

In other cases, mergers and takeovers have appeared to be the result of opportunists looking for the quick profit; however, the consolidation of the highly complementary assets and resources of both of these giants will create some clear advantages for everyone concerned. Nevertheless, just as bigger may not mean better, merger may not mean advantage. In his chapter, "Technology Strategy: Collaborative Mode, V.K. Narayanan says that from a strategic viewpoint, collaborative mode is undertaken by firms when the economics of…. [read more]

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