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Kenya is the country that is selected to be manufacturing and distributing rubber tires.
The following aspects will be handled by specified individuals:
a. What is the company strategy there?
b. What would be the role of management?
c. What kind of leadership would work in this country?
This will handle three sections including the role of management, the company strategy, and type of leadership. Market segmentation will be the strategy used. Simple management will also be utilized that supervises all of the company’s operations. Democratic leadership will be applied to give every employee a chance to air their views.
a. If you do decide to do business there, how would you staff the operation?
b. What type of concerns would you have?
c. How would you select the manager?
This involves the things to consider during the recruitment, the type of concerns, and how to select a manager. Opinions and contribution of employees will be the types of concerns. The manger will be chosen from the US’s main company staff so as to source for the best experience possible. Education level, citizenship, and profession are among things to be considered during recruitment.
a. What are some of the cross-cultural issues you are going to have to deal with particular to engaging a team?
b. What are some of the opportunities and strengths of doing business there?
c. How are you going to deal with management issues such as assertiveness, conflict resolution, and team building?
This will deal with the opportunities and weaknesses, the legal issues to be tackled, and the cross-cultural issues. The legal issues will enable the company to operate in line with the government’s requirements. Opportunities involve improved infrastructure such as health roads among many other factors. The issues of cross-culture involve interaction, language, culture itself and the new lifestyle.
a. What are some of the foreign trade issues you will have to deal with?
b. What are the determinants to foreign entry there, and how would you enter there?
c. How would you manage conflict if it should come up in the negotiations?
Determinants to foreign trade, foreign trade issues, and conflict management will be handled in this section. Obtaining a legal permit of operation will help in solving the trade issues thus the company has to be registered and citizenship of the new country has to be applied for. The security offered, type of country relationships and friendship will influence the determinants of foreign trade. A conflict resolution department will be established to deal with managing conflicts.