ADEGREEEXAMINATION,MAY/JUNE2008 BA1701 – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Part –a 1. What does the term trade signify. 2. What is comparative cost theory. 3. What is globalization. 4. What are the demerits of MNC. 5. What is globalization. 6. What is global competitiveness. 7. what is FDI. 8. WHAT IS WTO. 9. What is regional trade block. 10. What do you mean by export promotion. Part –b 11. A)discuss the important forms of international business. Or b) what are the export documents used in export. 12. A) explain political environment in the study of international business. Or b) why economic environment is considered important in export of products. 13. A) what do you understand by the term strategic considerations in international business?.explain Or b) what are the advantages in strategic planning?. Discuss. 14. a) how are MNEs controlled? Describe. or b) discuss evaluation of MNEs performance. 15). A) Describe the causes of conflict in international business. Or b). what is the role of international agencies, viz,. IMF, IBRD, ADB and UNCTAD in conflict resolution of member countries. M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, APRIL/MAY 2011

Third Semester BA 9209 — INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Regulation 2009) Time : Three hours Maximum : 100 marks Answer ALL questions PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 marks) 1. M. How cost of production could be manipulated in the global production process? 8. How does one overcome the disadvantages? Or (b) What is the role scope and issues involved in ethical decision making? Discuss. What are the sources of International Business conflict? 10. What is the role of negotiation in resolving the conflict? PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 marks) 11. Or (b) Explain the need for global competitiveness and its impact on global business. (a) Explain the determinants of country attractiveness. (a) Critically examine the disadvantages of international business. over make decisions? 9. What are the perils of liberalization? 2. (a) Discuss the various forms of International Business and their relative merits and pitfalls. Or (b) Critically evaluate the various factors causing globalization of business. 13. NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010 . 15. What are the features of multilateral agreement? 5.A. (a) Cite an example of the location facilitating and debilitating the Global Production process. Or (b) List out various approaches to control International Business. What are the advantages of differentiation strategy? 7. (a) Examine the salient features and the outcomes of the IX round discussions and agreements. What are the various global entry strategies? 6. 4. How the developing countries do affect due to control process? 14. Or (b) How and why the selections of expatriate mangers affect the International Human Resource functions? Explain. State the advantages of RTB. DEGREE EXAMINATION. 12. Why are buy decisions preferred. What is ethnocentricism? 3.B.

9. What is meant by Cultural Environment? 3. 15. 10.F. . 4. Explain what is F.O. 13. Write on the Conflict in International Business. Or (b) What are the challenges of Global Business? Describe them. (a) Discuss the factors that cause globalization of business. (a) What are the various strategies in International Business? Discuss Or (b) What are organizational issues in International Business? Explain. Give the global entry strategy. What are the advantages of a firm derives in International Trade? 7.B? 8. (a) Explain the role of WTO in International Business. Or (b) Explain training and development of managers in International Business. Briefly write on WTO. What is International Business? 2. 14. What is Regional Trade Block? 5. What is ethical decision making? PART B — (5 × 16 = 80 Marks) 11. 12. (a) What are the sources of conflict? Explain Or (b) Discuss the ethical issues in International Business.I. (a) Discuss the selection of expatriate managers.Third Semester BA 9209 — INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (Regulation 2009) Time : Three hours Maximum : 100 Marks Answer ALL questions PART A — (10 × 2 = 20 Marks) 1. Briefly give details on C. 6. Or (b) Discuss International Environment.

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