This section contains handouts that include learning objectives and discussion questions for each session. In addition, the two written assignments are included here.

Discussion Questions

1 The changing global landscape (PDF)
2 Linking national and firm-level advantage (PDF)
3 Local strength to global advantage (PDF)
4 Building a global business (PDF)
5 Cross-border arbitrage and outsourcing (PDF)
6 Expanding from new regions (PDF)
7 Responding to strategic threats from late movers (PDF)
8 Managing integration and responsivess (PDF)
9 Integrating global manufacturing and product development (PDF)
10 Integrating global supply and marketing chains (PDF)
11 Global leadership (PDF)

Written Assignments

Assignment 1 (PDF)

Assignment 2 (PDF)