Business In Emerging Market Assignment
answer following questions (4 out of 5 questions), essay format, more than 500 words
1) What are six different ways Multinationals can exploit or benefit from Emerging Markets? In your opinion, why is this important information for you to know?
2) What are institutional voids? What is an example of an institutional void? How do institutional voids play a role in the definition of an Emerging Market?
3) What is an intermediary? What are the six different types of intermediaries and give examples of each for either product, capital or labor markets. How do intermediaries help the transaction of business in emerging markets?
4) What are transaction costs? Are transactions costs higher or lower in emerging markets? Why? What can be done to reduce transaction costs?
5) What are the four strategic choices companies can make when doing business in emerging markets. If multinationals choose to replicate their product, processes or business model, which segments of the market are they constrained to? What is key to adaptation? If a multinational is attempting to change the market, what are they doing?