The main theories of international trade and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Drivers of globalisation. Impact of trade blocs. Managing in different cultures. Ethical dimensions of globalisation. GATT/WTO. International business strategies – third country servicing. International financing institutions.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of trade theory and FDI.
- Interpret data and abstract meaning in oral and written format.
- Evaluate business performance in an international context.
Students should be familiar with the content of the following:
- Wild, J., Wild, K. and Han, J. (2008) International Business: The Challenges of Globalisation. 4th ed. Pearson Education International.
- Daniels, J. D. (ed.) (2011) International Business: Environments and Operations. 13th ed. Prentice Hall.
- Ellis, J. and Williams, D. (1995). International Business Strategy. Pitman.
- Kline, J. (2005) Ethics for International Business: Decision Making in a Global Political Economy. Routledge.