Starbucks Corporation International Business Implications

Starbucks Corporation International Business Implications

 

Short Paper

In this short paper you need to do the following:

  • Take a well-known company (e.g., Coca-Cola, Apple, Microsoft, etc.) and explain the international business implications it will face in the future (e.g., 5-10 years).
  • This is a full 6-pages, double-spaced paper, with citations in APA format.
  • In your paper, explain the following areas outlined in Chapters 9-15:

a. Strategic approach.

b. Innovation or Entrepreneurship required.

c. Talent Management Issues or opportunities.

d. Supply Chain, distribution, and/or Logistics issue or opportunities.

e. Financial issues or opportunities.

f. Brief SWOT analysis.

 

I have attached the textbook & later I will attach the chapters PPT to give you a clear picture about what we are studying in this course, so you can write and deliver an original and high-quality paper.

Also, below is the course syllabus for your information:

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment

Chapter 3: Culture and Business

Chapter 4: World Economies

Chapter 5: Global and Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration

Chapter 6: International Monetary System

Chapter 7: Foreign Exchange and the Global Capital Markets

Chapter 8: International Expansion and Global Market Opportunity Assessment

Chapter 9: Exporting, Importing, and Global Sourcing

Chapter 10: Strategy and International Business

Chapter 11: Global Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Chapter 12: Winning through Effective, Global Talent Management

Chapter 13: Harnessing the Engine of Global Innovation

Chapter 14: Competing Effectively through Global Marketing, Distribution, and Supply-Chain Management

Chapter 15: Understanding the Roles of Finance and Accounting in Global Competitive Advantage

 

VIP: Please go through the RUBRIC and write the paper according to that to gain A grade in this paper.

 

RUBRIC

Writing: 50% of the paper
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Purpose The purpose or argument is generally unclear. The central purpose or argument is not consistently clear throughout the paper. The writing has a clear purpose or argument but may sometimes digress from it. The writer’s central purpose or argument is readily apparent to the reader.
Content Central purpose or argument is not clearly identified. Analysis is vague or not evident. Reader is confused or may be misinformed Information supports a central purpose or argument at times. Analysis is basic or general. Reader gains few insights Information provides reasonable support for a central purpose or argument and displays evidence of a basic analysis of a significant topic. Reader gains some insight Balanced presentation of relevant and legitimate information that clearly supports a central purpose or argument and shows a thoughtful, in-depth analysis of a significant topic. Reader gains important insights.
Organization The writing is not logically organized. Frequently, ideas fail to make sense together. The reader cannot identify a line of reasoning and loses interest In general, the writing is arranged logically, although occasionally ideas fail to make sense together. The reader is fairly clear about what writer intends. The ideas are arranged logically to support the central purpose or argument. They are usually clearly linked to each other. For the most part, the reader can follow the line of reasoning The ideas are arranged logically to support the purpose or argument. They flow smoothly from one to another and are clearly linked to each other. The reader can follow the line of reasoning
Feel The writing has little personality. The reader quickly loses interest and stops reading The writing is dull and un-engaging. Though the paper has some interesting parts, the reader finds it difficult to maintain interest. The writing is generally engaging, but has some dry spots. In general, it is focused and keeps the reader’s attention The writing is compelling. It hooks the reader and sustains interest throughout.
Tone The tone is unprofessional. It is not appropriate for an academic research paper. The tone is not consistently professional or appropriate for an academic research paper The tone is generally professional. For the most part, it is appropriate for an academic research paper The tone is consistently professional and appropriate for an academic research paper
Sentence Structure Errors in sentence structure are frequent enough to be a
major distraction to the reader
Some sentences are awkwardly constructed so that the reader is occasionally distracted Sentences are well- phrased and there is some variety in length and structure. The flow from sentence to sentence is generally smooth. Sentences are well- phrased and varied in length and structure. They flow smoothly from one to another.
Word Choice Many words are used inappropriately, confusing the reader. Word choice is merely adequate, and the range of words is limited. Some words are used inappropriately Word choice is generally good. The writer often goes beyond the generic word to find one more precise and effective Word choice is consistently precise and accurate
Grammar, Spelling, Writing Mechanics There are so many errors that meaning is obscured. The reader is confused The writing has many errors, and the reader is distracted by them. There are occasional errors, but they don’t represent a major distraction or obscure meaning The writing is free or almost free of errors.
Length
(if applicable)
Paper has more or fewer pages than specified in the assignment. Paper is the number of pages specified in the assignment.
Use of References References are seldom cited to support statements Although attributions are occasionally given, many statements seem unsubstantiated. The reader is confused about the source of information and ideas Professionally legitimate sources that support claims are generally present and attribution is, for the most part, clear and fairly represented. Compelling evidence from professionally legitimate sources is given to support claims. Attribution is clear and fairly represented.
Quality of References There are virtually no sources that are professionally reliable. The reader seriously doubts the value of the material and stops reading Most of the references are from sources that are not peer- reviewed and have uncertain reliability. The reader doubts the accuracy of much of the material presented. Although most of the references are professionally legitimate, a few are questionable (e.g., trade books, internet sources, popular magazines, …).
The reader is uncertain of the reliability of some of the sources
References are primarily peer- reviewed professional journals or other approved sources (e.g., government documents, agency manuals, …). The reader is confident that the information and ideas can be trusted.
APA Format of the document is not recognizable as APA. There are frequent errors in APA format APA format is used with minor errors. APA format is used accurately and consistently in the paper and “References” page.
Analysis: 50% of the paper
Knowledge and Comprehension Shows no knowledge of the material. Paper has few if any details and lacks specific information needed to understand the material. Shows adequate knowledge of the material. Possesses some details but overall accuracy of the information appears spotty or lacks references to support it. Shows solid knowledge of the material. Possesses solid details and concrete information supported with references. Shows exceptional knowledge of the material. Possesses precise and accurate details and information that is supported with references.
Application Briefly provides application information with no supporting details. Explains terminology or scenario referenced. Generally missing application examples and references to support the statements. Explains terminology or scenario referenced. Provides example from text or own experiences as appropriate. Lacks some explanation on how examples show terminology or application. Explains terminology or scenarios referenced. Provides example from references or own experiences as appropriate. Explains how examples show terminology or application.
Analysis Briefly provides an analysis but with no supporting details and very little depth. Analysis given without structure or clear details. Further explanation required because it lacks depth in some places. A solid explanation and analysis that provides sources for the information. Good depth throughout. An outstanding explanation and analysis of the key sections that provides multiple references for the information. Great depth throughout so no stone is unturned.
Synthesis Idea or scenario is within the realm of possibility. No explanation of rationale included. Plausible but somewhat unrealistic idea or scenario in the summary and recommendations section. Includes an explanation of the rationale for the creation. Generally, provides a quick summary and laundry list of recommendations. Realistically creates new idea or scenario in the summary and recommendations section. Needs a more detailed description. Includes an explanation of the rationale for the creation. Imaginatively and realistically creates new ideas in the summary and recommendations section. Includes detailed description and an explanation of the rationale for the creation.
Evaluation Limited clarification and evaluation of the key and few of no sources to support it. Clarification and evaluation of the key sections was spotty and lacked sources to support it. An rock solid clarification and evaluation of the key sections that provides sources to support it. Nicely skilled review and assessment of the key points throughout. An outstanding clarification and evaluation of the key sections that provides multiple sources to support it. High skilled appraisal of the key points thro
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