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Introduction to International Businesss
1. Define 'International Business'. Explain fundamental differences between domestic business operation and International business operation using business characteristics.(04) 2. State the objectives of International Business. Give an overview of various methods of doing International Business with suitable practical examples.(06) 3. What are various strategies available for entry and operation in International Business? Give suitable examples for every strategy.(04) 4. "International Business is more complex and different from domestic business". Explain the difference by using ton functional parameters.(05) 5. Export or Physical movement of goods and services alone cannot justify International Business. If so, discuss other modes of International Business with examples.(05) 6. Why do companies & the countries enter into International business, when the opportunities exist in the domestic business?(08) 7. What is International Business? State and explain the forces that are helping internationalization of business. Can it be said that International Business has not only encouraged global growth and prosperity but has also resulted in creation of international financial instability. Explain with examples.(07) 8. By using appropriate examples, explain various method of entry into international business.(07) 9. Write short note(07) a. EMU b. TRIPS c. US recession and its impact on india d. Reasons for increased M&A activities of companies from BRICS countries.

2. Developing countries welcome FDI as a part of reform process. Discuss the above statement with reference to strategic models generally adopted by MNCs.(04) 2. Define country risk and state. which type of investment is better for india and why?(07) 4. Multinational Corporations 1. Multinational Corporations are the necessary evils specially for developing countries. Appreciation of Rupee had created trouble for india exporters and certain companies. State and explain how pharma exports companies and BPO/KPO sector companies can deal with this scenario. risks at every stage. how political and economic risk associated with a country can be evaluated?(07) 3. Multinationals and FDIs have become an integral part of developing economies like India. Investment Management I. Risks arc inevitable in International Business. Justify with examples. State the advantages and disadvantages of FDI to the home and host country? List out the problems faced by MNEs in the home country and the problems faced by host country due to MNEs.(07) . The success is totally depending on the techniques of handling. Why is FDI considered important for developing countries.(05) 3.(04) 2.B 1. Discuss the advantages to both the investor and the country of destination. What are the factors that contribute to the growth of FDI or FII investments in an economy? In your view among the two. State the merits and demerits of permitting MNCs nad FDIs from international experiences witnessed by few nations during the previous decade.B 1.(06) 4. Enumerate the risk factors which an investor takes into account before deciding to invest.(06) 2. PEST Factor and impact on I.

agreements & achievements of WTO & the issues encountered by WTO at the end of Doha round?(08) 1.B 1. Any indigenous organisation has potential to become global organisation in todays business environment. Globalization 1. critically evaluate achievements and problem areas. Discuss the impact of WTO on India find other developing nations with special reference to Hong Kong Ministerial Conference. WTO was formed to foster International Trade. 6. "WTO aims at removing non tariff barriers and reducing tariff barriers".(04) 2. Explain sequential steps which are prerequisites to emerge as global corporation with practical Illustrations.(06) What is Globalization? How do global organization emerge to enjoy global leadership in their Business? Give relevant illustrations from Global Organization?(08) 2. Write short notes on(06) a) Explain salient features of any two Regional Trade Agreements (RTA). which WTO has to encounter Inorder to succeed in the above objective.(05) 3. International Organisations and their role in I.(04) What is the meaning of globalization? Categorize manufacturing and service sectors of India having global competitive advantages. State general agreements incorporated in WTO and discuss their impact on India industry and trade with special focus on sectors. 3.(06) 4.5. . If so. Regional Trade Agreement and Free Trade Agreement 1. b) Discuss general characteristics of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Discuss major objectives. State principle objectives of WTO and list at least 10 activities monitored by WTO.

B 1. b) Current trends and application of Purchase Power Parity theory. c) Doing business with China.(04) 2. “NAFTA is emerging as an effective trade partner for India despite of global slowdown” if so. International HR Strategies 1. Discuss similarities and contrast aspects of PLC theory with David Ricardo's two product and two-country model. b) Doing business with ASEAN. b) Purchasing Power Parity Theory. International trade theories Theories and relevance in I. "Classical international trade theories are losing their relevance in today's international trade". Emunerate all the challenges encountered by global human resources division operating in a cross border business environment. Explain with practical illustrations 'International Product life cycle theory' propounded by Raymond Vernon.(06) 4. (05) 3. c) G 20 and impact on India's foreign trade. 10. categories major sectors & business opportunities for Indian business houses to prosper in future in the NAFTA bloc.(08) .2. Discuss any two of the international issues: (05) a) Intellectual Properly Rights. “Modern trade theories are essential for formulating business strategies at macro level in companies” Discuss in detail only relevent three trade theories.(2008) 5. 3.(08) 8. Write short notes on:a) David Ricardo' s Two Country .Two Product Theory. Answer any two of the following(05) a) Doing business with expanded Europe. In your opinion which contemporary international trade theory is most relevant and practical for the purpose of explaining the reasons for growth in world trade? Give reasons for your answer?(2007) 6. Discuss.

(2008) • In your opinion which contemporary international trade theory is most relevant and practical for the purpose of .Trade Thries and relevance in I.Ballen “Modern trade theories are essential for formulating business strategies at macro level in companies” Discuss in detail only relevent three trade theories.