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Ch 18: International Business Strategies

About This Chapter

Prepare for a test that covers international business strategies using these video lessons and quizzes. Our instructors can strengthen your knowledge of tariffs, treaties, trade regulations and more, and lesson quizzes can confirm your understanding.

International Business Strategies - Chapter Summary

Learn how factors like geography, infrastructure, law and economics affect international business with this chapter's video lessons. You can also learn about current international business trends. Lessons cover the following:

  • International marketing
  • Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory
  • Global business environments
  • International business treaties
  • Sovereign immunity
  • Import and export trade alliances
  • International trade regulations
  • Trade deficit and surplus
  • Tariffs and quotas
  • Regional integration

This international business chapter includes brief instructional videos and self-guided quizzes that allow you to chart your progress as you make your way through the study guide. If you'd like to access material in a written format, there are also transcripts with links to supplementary text lessons that outline key terms.

8 Lessons in Chapter 18: International Business Strategies
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International Marketing: The Importance of Global Marketing Strategy

1. International Marketing: The Importance of Global Marketing Strategy

Companies cannot just concentrate on domestic markets if they are to remain competitive. Global marketing allows marketing managers to look for growing target markets and product opportunities overseas.

Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions Theory

2. Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions Theory

Dimensions of culture are an important aspect of international business. Knowing how cultures view different aspects of business can help a manager navigate through the international business market.

Treaties Under Article II of the U.S. Constitution

3. Treaties Under Article II of the U.S. Constitution

Treaties are an important part of international law. A treaty is a legally binding agreement made between two or more government entities. This lesson explains the difference between bilateral and multilateral treaties.

Sovereign Immunity: Definition, Act and Waivers

4. Sovereign Immunity: Definition, Act and Waivers

The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act places limitations on lawsuits that involve foreign sovereign nations. This lesson explores the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and explains when immunity is applicable.

International Trade Regulations & Restrictions

5. International Trade Regulations & Restrictions

Importing and exporting are vital elements to a healthy U.S. economy. Businesses should be familiar with international laws regarding trade. This lesson defines imports and exports and discusses international trade regulations and restrictions.

Achieving Trade Balance: Trade Deficit and Surplus Examples

6. Achieving Trade Balance: Trade Deficit and Surplus Examples

Find out what trade balance, trade deficit, and trade surplus are. Learn about some recent examples that help clarify trade deficit and surplus. Explore what countries have a surplus and what countries have a deficit.

Tariffs and Quotas: Effects on Imported Goods and Domestic Prices

7. Tariffs and Quotas: Effects on Imported Goods and Domestic Prices

Explore what tariffs and quotas are and what effect they can have on the supply of imported goods. Find out how these two economic tactics can influence the prices you pay for many of the everyday items you may purchase.

Regional Integration: Definition, Influence & Purpose

8. Regional Integration: Definition, Influence & Purpose

Regional integration is when a group of countries get together and develop a formal agreement regarding how they will conduct trade with each other. There are many different levels of involvement, and in this lesson, we will review the types and how a manager should understand and match them to his or her company's international needs.

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