A knowledge web portal, globalEDGE TM connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. Partially funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI B grant (CIBE program), globalEDGE is a source for global business knowledge. In this assignment, you will explore the globalEDGE TM website as a means of becoming familiar with this tool.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
- The globalEDGE TM website is available at https://globaledge.msu.edu/
- A video tutorial on using globalEDGE TM is available at https://dc.gcu.edu/dba_pgm/documents/dba_video/globaledge.
- While APA style is not required for this assignment, solid academic writing is expected.
- You are not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
View the globalEDGE video tutorial found at
Access the globalEDGE website at https://globaledge.msu.edu/ .
Find and record the answers to the following questions:
- What are the four major tabs within the globalEDGE website? Briefly describe the resources available under each tab.
- As both a researcher and a business professional, which tab(s) are you most likely to access? Why?
- Where will you find the GDP per capita of Cameroon? Give the URL of the page on which the data is found. State the GDP of Cameroon.
- If you are seeking to understand the culture of Poland, under which tab(s) and section(s) will you find the information?
- If your company is trying to determine which international markets to enter and the appropriate marketing strategy for those countries, where will that information be found?
- Under what tab and section will you find course learning modules about international business?
- Where can you go to test your knowledge of international business?
- A glossary of international business terms is found where?
- Under what tab will a company find a tool to help synthesize, evaluate, and compare data from reliable sources?
- Where does the globalEDGE Business Review (gBR) reside? Give the URL of the overview page. What is the primary objective/purpose of gBR?
- Under what tab and section(s) are ethical norms discussed?
- How might you use this site to enhance your business dissertation research?