Essays Tagged: "joint ventures"

Biotechnology. An international biosafety protocol created to establish and maintain control over the products designed with biotechnology.

t regulation.2. There are many biotech companies based in developed countries that have branches or joint ventures around the world.II. The potential risks of transgenic organisms to the environment i ... SDA (Moffat186).There are many biotech companies based in developed countries that have branches or joint ventures around the world, especially in undeveloped countries. One of the biggest, Pioneer Hi ...

(7 pages) 111 0 3.6 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Culture shock.

iod, till present day however, international ventures have become increasingly more complex through joint ventures to purchasing existing foreign firms to 'Greenfield' undertakings.While exporting gen ... sm index) are reliably linked to day-to-day behaviour, difficulties in cross-cultural negotiations, joint venture management and teamwork in multinationals". There are criticisms to Hofstede's survey ...

(14 pages) 783 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Define three modes of entry of companies entering foreign markets. Analyse the advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

several possible modes of entry. This essay will describe three: turnkey projects, franchising and joint ventures, discussing the strengths and weaknesses of each.Firstly, turnkey projects. These nor ... ved by the franchiser establishing a master subsidiary and monitor control.Another mode of entry is joint ventures. A joint venture is a mode of entry into a foreign market in which a firm is owned jo ...

(5 pages) 569 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

DaimlerChrysler AG - The Making of a New Transnational Corporation

DaimlerChrysler AG - The Making of a New Transnational CorporationStrategic alliances and joint ventures are the fashionable issues among the auto manufacturers because of the pressures of c ... of cooperative arrangements are used for market entry and distribution networks, also, for creating joint R&D and manufacturing for benchmark competitors and future survival.The merger between Dai ...

(17 pages) 514 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Taxation in Kazakhstan

s, the statutory income tax rate for Kazakhstan legal entities, branches of foreign legal entities, joint ventures and wholly foreign-owned legal entities is now 30%. Foreign and Kazakhstan legal enti ...

(13 pages) 67 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Asahi Glass Company:Strategy

1. Asahi Glass Company has diversified through internal growth, acquisition, and joint ventures from its origin in flat glass to broad glass-materials, chemical, and electronics man ... judicious.Electronics Asahi entered the electronics business because of its growth potential. Their joint venture with Mitsubishi led them to be the second largest manufacturer of LCDs. This was becau ...

(6 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Internal Business - Partnership

ation between firms.Firms co-operate in many ways, such as licensing, franchises, turnkey projects, joint ventures, strategic alliances and equity alliances (Daniels & Radebaugh, 2001). This can h ... be done in various forms such as agreements in distribution, or in tight relations, like that of a joint venture. A great example of this is where Xerox and Fuji grouped together to create Fuji-Xerox ...

(12 pages) 509 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Foreign Perspective on Potential Problems and Conflicts in Sino-Foreign Joint Ventures

Contents1. Table of Contents Page 12. Introduction Page 23. Problems and conflicts in Sino-foreign joint ventures Page 33.1. Different expectations of joint venture partners Page 33.2. Technology tra ... early 1980s, growth of international business partnerships in China has been dynamic. International joint ventures (JVs) between foreign and Chinese state owned enterprises have been the dominant mode ...

(15 pages) 128 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case study--culture clash in corning and vitro joint venture

1. Identify and discuss Corning's strategic predisposition toward a joint venture with Vitro.Because of long histories of successful joint ventures and had been an inno ... an innovative leader in foreign alliances for over 73 years, Corning's strategy of establishing the joint venture relationship with Vitro seems to be a ideal combination and will lead to success. Howe ... dle level managers are often not asked their opinions.As a result, Corning managers who work in the joint venture were sometimes left waiting for important decisions about marketing and sales. Refers ...

(7 pages) 148 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

'Freedom Furniture Group Limited' Produce a report that is to identify and analyse four issues.

competitive edge in the industry. The overriding issue is one or strategic alliances in the form of joint ventures and takeovers. Competitive advantage has been gained here through Freedom's ability t ... Limited to date is that of strategic alliances. The most recent example of this is the $26 million joint venture between Freedom Furniture Group and South Africa's European furniture manufacturer Ste ...

(20 pages) 78 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


distribution channels are through independent distributors, representative offices, exports agents, joint ventures, acquisitions of others distributors and subsidiaries.2) How does Loctite's channel s ... were made by overseas sales before the constructions of manufacturing plants. Some acquisitions and joint ventures helped to achieve a faster international expansion. Loctite acquired equity interests ...

(2 pages) 114 2 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Joint venture success

JOINT ventures between domestic companies in developing countries and foreign companies have become ... company in the new venture lowers capital requirements relative to going it alone.As attractive as joint ventures might seem, however, they frequently perform unsatisfactorily and are comparatively u ... to be true even when the partners are two companies from the same industrial country; international joint ventures seem to be more vulnerable still. In a study of the latter (Killing, 1982), for examp ...

(10 pages) 258 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


o grow market share thru increased product offerings, expanding its fixed-price sales channel, thru joint ventures and strategic alliances, thru branding and thru increasing penetration of emerging an ... cted brand and therefore it is easier for them to enter new markets, set-up strategic alliances and joint ventures. We believe it is important for e-Bay to capitalize on this. They need to focus on ex ...

(3 pages) 276 1 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

DaimlerChrysler Corporation.

een sued by its number 1 shareholder, projected losses in the million to billion dollar areas, made joint ventures with its competitors, become the fourth largest provider of financial services, restr ... ganization has great interests in the activity and daily operations.* Partners in co-operations and Joint ventures: DaimlerChrysler has a variety of partners that they depend on. Cooperation with Magn ...

(20 pages) 327 0 1.8 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Benetton Group

Benetton owns and operates less than 50 of these outlets. Benetton uses 500 subcontractors and many joint ventures to design, assemble, and package the products for Benetton. With a network of 83 Bene ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Interfirm networks

s and potential pitfalls of interfirm networks, particularly in the form of strategic alliances and joint ventures.2. The notion of small world ; Interfirm networksA recent study (Baum, Shipilov and R ... sses the advantages and potential pitfalls of interfirm networks focusing on strategic alliance and joint ventures.3.1 Definition of Interfirm networks.Watts (1999) defines the networks as connected w ...

(7 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Vietnam Market Entry Decisions

e Vietnamese-owned organizations, as well as the momentum from the large number of emerging foreign joint ventures.* Increasing FDI. It is the consensus of many countries that Vietnam is proving to be ... can deliver to its customers". The Vietnamese government's offer to establish an SOE manufacturing joint venture may be the most attractive option, as it will provide an opportunity to save on manufa ...

(4 pages) 162 0 4.2 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Outback Steakhouse International Marketing Analysis Report

an theme. These franchises achieved huge success and the owners decided to expand. They organized a joint venture with Carrabbas, leading them into joining the lucrative Italian dining segment of the ... estaurant chain had established 164 directly owned restaurants, 6 restaurants that operated through joint ventures and 44 franchised restaurants. At the rate the company was growing, Outback Steakhous ...

(22 pages) 386 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Indian Real Estate Boom

g into the Indian real estate sector, through real estate private equity funds and project specific joint ventures with leading overseas real estate companies. No wonder, ambitions have also soared an ... nships in six yearsAHCL has a land bank of around 1,200 acre (a large part of it is developed under joint ventures). It is mostly concentrating on building integrated township projects and is expected ...

(8 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

UK and Germany: A cultural perspective

forces with non-competitors through merges, others expand through acquisitions.As a result of this joint ventures and alliances business people from different cultures are brought together to a singl ...

(6 pages) 77 1 4.8 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication