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Assessment Task – Tutorial Questions Assignment 2
Unit Code: HI2011
Unit Name: International and Global Business
Assignment: Tutorial Questions Assignment 2
Due: 11:30pm, Friday 26th June 2020
Total Assignment Marks: 50 Marks
Total Words: 2,000 words (Maximum)
This assignment is designed to assess your level of knowledge of the key topics covered in this
Unit Learning Outcomes Assessed:
1. Analyse, evaluate and discuss theoretical and practical knowledge of global business
strategy, in the context of Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental
and Legal issues.
2. Discuss how major financial institutions contribute to global business.
3. Analyse, evaluate and discuss theoretical and practical knowledge of international
market entry options.
Description: Each week students were provided with three tutorial questions of varying
degrees of difficulty. These tutorial questions are available in the Tutorial Folder for each
week on Blackboard. The Interactive Tutorials are designed to assist students with the
process, skills and knowledge to answer the provided tutorial questions. Your task is to
answer a selection of tutorial questions for weeks 7 to 11 inclusive and submit these answers
in a single document.
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The questions to be answered are:
Week 7 – Question 1 (10 marks)
(Question 3 from Topic 6 in the Pre-recorded Tutorial Questions)
Describe both the costs and benefits of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the home and
host countries. (400 words – Maximum)
Week 8 – Question 2 (10 marks)
(Question 2 from Topic 7 in the Pre-recorded Tutorial Questions)
In what kind of industries does a localization strategy make sense? When does a global
standardization strategy make most sense? (400 words – Maximum)
Week 9 – Question 3 (10 marks)
(Question 2 from Topic 8 in the Pre-recorded Tutorial Questions)
What can companies do to ensure that their clothing suppliers are operating ethically and in
accordance with international standards in developing countries? (400 words – Maximum)
Week 10 – Question 4 (10 marks)
(Question 3 from Topic 9 in the Pre-recorded Tutorial Questions)
Discuss the relative merits of fixed and floating exchange rate regimes from the
perspective of an international business. (400 words – Maximum)
Week 11 – Question 5 (10 marks)
(Question 2 from Topic 10 in the Pre-recorded Tutorial Questions)
Explain how an efficient logistics function can help an international business to compete
more effectively in the global marketplace. (400 words – Maximum)
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The assignment has to be submitted via Blackboard. Each student will be permitted one
submission to Blackboard only. Each student needs to ensure that the document submitted
is the co
Academic honesty is highly valued at Holmes Institute. Students must always submit work
that represents their original words or ideas. If any words or ideas used in a class posting or
assignment submission do not represent the student’s original words or ideas, the student
must cite all relevant sources and make clear the extent to which such sources were used.
Written assignments that include material similar to course reading materials or other
sources should include a citation including source, author, and page number.
In addition, written assignments that are similar or identical to those of another student in
the class is also a violation of the Holmes Institute’s Academic Conduct and Integrity Policy.
The consequence for a violation of this policy can incur a range of penalties varying from a
50% penalty through to suspension of enrolment. The penalty would be dependent on the
extent of academic misconduct and the student’s history of academic misconduct issues.
All assessments will be automatically submitted to Safe-Assign to assess their originality.
For further information and additional learning resources, students should refer to their
Discussion Board for the unit.