INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS by Mind Map: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

1. Trade and Factor Mobility theory

1.1. Theories of trade patterns

1.1.1. trade theories and business

1.1.2. factor mobility theory

1.2. 2. Interventionist theories

1.2.1. mercantilism

1.2.2. neomercantilism

1.3. 3. Free trade theories

1.3.1. theory of absolute advantage

1.3.1.1. natural advantage

1.3.1.2. , acquired advantage

1.3.2. theory of comparative advantage

1.3.2.1. comparative advantage by analogy

1.3.2.2. production possibility

1.3.3. theories of specialization

1.3.3.1. some assumptions and limitations

1.3.3.1.1. full employment

1.3.3.1.2. economic efficiency

1.3.3.1.3. division of gains

1.3.3.1.4. transport costs

1.3.3.1.5. statics and dynamics

1.3.3.1.6. services

1.3.3.1.7. production networks

1.3.3.1.8. mobility

1.4. 4. Trade pattern theories

1.4.1. theory of country size

1.4.2. size of the economy

1.5. 5. The statics and dynamics of trade

1.5.1. product life cycle (PLC) theory

1.5.2. the diamond of national competitive advantage

1.6. 6. Factor mobility theory

1.6.1. why production factors move

1.6.1.1. capital

1.6.1.2. people

1.6.1.3. economic motives

1.6.1.4. political motives

1.6.2. effects of factor movements

2. Trade Protectionism

2.1. 1. Conflicting Results of Trade Policies

2.1.1. The role of stakeholders

2.1.2. the role of consumer

2.2. 2. Economic Rationales for Governmental Intervention

2.2.1. Fighting unemployment

2.2.2. protecting “infant industries”

2.2.3. developing an industrial base economic relationships with other countries

2.3. 3. Noneconomic rationales for government intervention

2.3.1. maintaining essential industries

2.3.2. promoting acceptable practice abroad

2.3.3. maintaining / extending spheres of influence

2.4. 4. Instruments of trade control

2.4.1. tariffs

2.4.2. nontariff barriers

2.4.2.1. direct price influence

2.4.2.2. quantity control

2.5. 5. Dealing with governmental trade influences

2.5.1. tactics for dealing with import competition

2.5.2. convincing decision makers

2.5.3. involving the industry and stakeholders preparing for changes in the competitive environment

3. economic integration and cooperation

3.1. 1. The rise of bilateral agreements

3.1.1. 2. Regional economic integration

3.1.1.1. geography matters

3.1.1.2. the effects of integration

3.1.1.2.1. static and dynamic effects

3.2. 3. Major regional trading groups

3.2.1. the european union

3.2.2. the north american free trade agreement(NAFTA)

3.3. 4. Regional economic integration in the americas

3.3.1. CARICOM/the caribbean community

3.3.2. MERCOSUR

3.3.3. Pacific Alliance

3.3.4. Andean Community/CAN

3.4. 5. Regional economic integration in asia

3.4.1. ASEAN

3.4.2. ASEAN free trade area

3.4.3. TPP/Trans Pacific Partnership

3.4.4. APEC

3.5. 6. Regional economic integration in africa

3.5.1. The Pan Arab Free Trade Area(PAFTA)

3.5.2. The African Union(AU)

3.6. 5. Foreign Exchange Uses For Companies

3.6.1. Business purposes I (cashflow aspect of imports and exports)

3.6.2. business purposes II (other Financial flows)

3.7. 7. Others forms of international cooperation

3.7.1. The united nations

3.7.2. Nongovernmental Organizations/NGOs

3.8. 8. Commodity agreements

3.8.1. commodities and the world economy

3.8.2. consumers and producers

3.8.3. The organization of the petroleum exporting countries(OPEC)

4. Market Foreign Exchange

4.1. 1. Trade foreign exchange

4.1.1. 2. Aspecs of the foreign exchange market

4.1.1.1. size, composition, and location of the foreign exchange market

4.1.1.2. Global over-the-counter (OTC) foreign exchange

4.2. 3. Major Foreig Exchange Market

4.2.1. The Forward Market

4.2.2. The Spot Market

4.2.3. Options

4.2.4. Future

4.3. 4. Foreign Exchange Trading Process

4.3.1. banks and exchanges

4.3.2. top exchanges for trading foreign exchange

5. Influence Exchange Rates Factors

5.1. 1. Exchange-Rate arrangements

5.1.1. Hard peg, Soft Peg, Flosting

5.2. 2. Deterimiing Exchange rates

5.2.1. NoninterventionCurrency in a floating-rate world

5.2.2. Intervention: currency in a fixed-rate or managed floating-rate world

5.3. 3. Case: Black Markets, Foreign-exchange convertibility and controls

5.4. 4. Exchange rates and purchasing power parity

5.4.1. the big mac index

5.4.2. the starbucks index

5.5. 5. Exchange rates and interest rates

5.5.1. the fisher effect

5.5.2. the international fisher effect

5.6. 6. Othe factors in exchange-rate determination

5.6.1. confidence: flight to risk vs. Flight to safety, information

5.7. 7. Forecasting exchange-rate movements

5.7.1. fundamental and technical forecasting

5.7.2. fundamental factors to monitor

5.8. 8. Business implications of exchange-rate changes

5.8.1. marketing decisions

5.8.2. production decisions

5.8.3. financial decisions

6. Global Dept and Equity Markets

6.1. 1. The finance function

6.1.1. the role of CFO

6.2. 2. Capital Structure

6.2.1. leveraging debt financing

6.2.2. affecting factors the choice of capital structure

6.2.2.1. debts and exchange rates

6.2.2.2. regulatory risk

6.2.3. Debt markets as a means of expansion

6.3. 3. Global capital markets

6.3.1. eurocurrencies and the eurocurrency market

6.3.2. international bonds, equity securities

6.3.3. the size of global stock markets

6.4. 4. Taxation of foreign source income

6.4.1. international tax practices

6.4.2. taxing branches and subsidiaries

6.4.3. transfer prices

6.4.4. double taxation and tax credit

6.5. 5. Offshore financing and offshore financial centers

7. Governmental and Legal System

7.1. political system

7.2. individualism

7.3. collectivism

7.4. laissez-faire

7.5. political ideology

7.6. Pluralism

7.7. political spectrum

7.8. political freedom

7.9. democracy

7.10. totalitarian system

7.11. Third Wave of Democratization

7.12. Political Risk

7.13. Legal System

7.14. Constitutional Law

7.15. Criminal Law

7.16. Civil and Commercial Law

7.17. Common Law System

7.18. Civil Law System

7.19. Theocratic Law System

7.20. Customary Law System

7.21. Mixed Legal System

7.22. Rule of Man

7.23. Rule of Law

7.24. Country of Origin

8. Culture

8.1. cultural collision

8.2. deal-focus culture

8.3. relationship-focus culture

8.4. biculture/ multicultural

8.5. cultural imperialism

8.6. ascribed group membership

8.7. acquired group membership

8.8. masculinity-femininity idex

9. Overview of International Business and Globalization

9.1. International Business

9.2. Born-global company

9.3. clustering/agglomeration

9.4. sovereignty

9.5. merchandise exports

10. Economic Systems and Market Methods

10.1. Economic Freedom

10.2. Economic Freedom Index

10.3. Economic System

10.4. Market Economy

10.5. Capitalism

10.6. Capitalism