INB-200 International Business
W6 – â€œTelecom Ventures Unite the Worldâ€ Case History
DQ – Answer in 50 words or more:
Many countries in the Middle East and Africa are considered high risk for global investments due to political considerations, in the same way as China once was. What criteria should companies use to determine where to invest? How could seemingly high risk countries be managed as opportunities?
Read the Case History (attached), â€œTelecom Ventures Unite the World.â€
Review the tutorial, â€œHow to Analyze a Case History.â€
Write a 750 word paper, typed and double-spaced using the Writing Assignment Template, in which you respond to the following questions.
Support your response with at least three scholarly sources, two of which must be scholarly sources from the Online Library
- What strengths did AT&T bring to its joint venture with Unisource?
- What were some potential complications that could have arisen in the AT&Tâ€“Unisource joint venture?
- Assess the formation of Global One, Unisource, and other partnerships in this case. What strategic factors might have influenced the entry mode choices that these firms made?
- Based on the case and your research and readings, what other entry mode choices might have made sense for these firms?