International Business, Economics, and Cultures

MET AD 655

This course considers macroeconomic factors of relevance to the firm: aggregate economic activity, cyclical movements, and fiscal and monetary policies. The course reviews the problems of decision-making relating to demand, production, costs, market structure, and price, and provides an analysis of the interplay between governments, economic systems, labor, and multinational corporations (MNCs). Topics include: the basis for the existence, organization, and growth of MNCs; a comparison of major economic and government systems; areas include the impact on the firm's business transactions and trade due to taxation, regulation, legal environments and labor influences. This course additionally investigates the relationship between the interaction of national culture and development. Topics range from developing nations' rain forest and species management to pollution generated by developed nations. Culture, policy, and development are also discussed in relation to the impact of the business interactions (agriculture, fishing, technology transfer, etc.) among developing and developed nations.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Banasiewicz PHO 202 M 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A2 Lee FLR 123 M 12:30 pm-3:30 pm Class Full

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
OL Lee ARR TBD-TBD On-line course

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Lee W 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C2 Lee W 11:00 am-2:00 pm

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
OL Lee ARR TBD-TBD On-line course

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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