Introduces the environmental factors confronting managers in international operations: cultural, economic, legal, political and institutional determinants. Examines problems associated with managing organizational, financial, marketing and production policies in a global marketplace. (CC)
Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
This reference defines the idiosyncratic terms commonly used in the international trade industry. The second half of the book lists country codes, currencies, the specifications of ocean and air freight containers, the letter of credit process, example trade documents, and other key details.
Explains the ins and outs of shipping and insurance; currency exchange; dealing with banks; contracts; customs; and transportation. Includes 140 sample contracts, documents, forms--Export/Import Procedures and Documentation, contains information on relatively new security procedures, Free Trade Agreements, increased compliance measures under the Consumer Products Safety Commission, and much more.
The official government resource for small and medium-sized business. "An overview of the fundamentals in exporting, designed for small to medium sized companies who are considering finding new market segments overseas"--Resource home page.