Suggested Topics: Exporting, Importing, agency relationships, Outsourcing, Off-Shoring, Licensing, Franchising, Foreign Direct Investment FDI, Strategic Alliances, Joint Ventures, Greenfield Investments, Wholly Owned Subsidiaries, Acquisitions, etc. Your country is the focus for any business undertaking. All good papers, presentations, or arguments have the following format: introduction that builds to a supposed thesis, reasons why the thesis is true, and a conclusion restating the thesis.
Part I. COUNTRY BACKGROUND:
Name of the country
Location? Neighboring countries?
Territorial size of the country?
Size and make-up of the Population?
Type of Political System?
Who are the political leaders?
What political party is in power?
Derivation of the form of law: Common, civil, other?
How would you classify its economic system?
What are the GDP and the GDP per capita PPP?
Major Natural Resources?
What major products are exported and to which countries?
What are the major imports and from which countries?
Member of what economic integration organizations?
Name of the currency? Is it freely exchanged? Is it stable?
Other major and notable facts about your country?
Part III. EVIDENCE: Outline three reasons and the evidence for your conclusion. Site your sources. Include in your evidence at least one article from a newspaper/media source published in the country you have been assigned. Do not use the following sources for your local media source: AP, UPI, Financial Times, New York Times, WSJ (all editions), Deutsche Welle, Kyodo, Bloomberg, International Herald Tribune or CNN, unless you cannot find an English-language article and have your instructor’s approval.
2: Quality Decision Making Cost-Benefit Analysis
Evaluate and analyze the cost and benefit data you developed for the discussions in this unit and Unit 5.Cost-benefit analysis must relate to one of the following topics:
Patient and stakeholder satisfaction.
Note that an effective cost-benefit analysis cannot be conducted in a vacuum and risk management cannot be effectively implemented within a silo (Youngberg, 2011). Rather, savvy health care leaders consider each cost-benefit analysis within the larger context of industry trends, regulatory requirements, organizational strategy, organizational capacity, and so on.
Describe the organizational or program/department issue for which you have created the cost-benefit analysis.
Evaluate the cost versus benefit according to the general guidelines outlined by Plowman’s 2014 articles you read in the preparation for this assignment.
Make a recommendation as to whether the benefits are sufficient to outweigh the costs of proceeding.
Describe the systems-based context for your recommendations, integrating the cost-benefit analysis within the organization as a whole.
Describe how the issue relates to the organization’s vision, mission, and strategic direction.
Provide a rationale that explains how your recommendations are appropriate for your organization’s capacity and strategy.