Assessing the political, legal, and economic business environment is an important activity as the accurate evaluation of these factors can have an impact on business decisions and the resulting outcome. In this Assignment you have the opportunity to apply research into these areas to apply it to summarize a recommended course of action to management.
As owner of an American-based t-shirt distribution business, you have an opportunity to acquire a competing t-shirt manufacturing facility based in another country (use the country you chose for your Unit 5 journal research). The acquisition price is below book value. After completing some marketing research, you must make a recommendation to your management team in favor of acquisition or against acquisition based on your assessment of the political, legal, and economic climate in your chosen country. In this Assignment, you should use your research from your Unit 5 Journal entry to develop an informative essay addressing the checklist items below.
- Describe any political risks associated with this offer.
- Describe any economic risks associated with this offer.
- Summarize and explain your recommendation to management.
I use Canada country for my journal 5.
Deutsch, K. W. (2015). Political Community and the North American Area (Vol. 2305). Princeton University Press.
Merryman, J. H., & Pérez-Perdomo, R. (2018). The civil law tradition: an introduction to the legal systems of Europe and Latin America. Stanford University Press.
Michigan State University’s globalEDGE© website: https://globaledge.msu.edu/
The Economist Intelligence Unit© 2017:http://country.eiu.com/AllCountries.aspx
Transparency International: https://www.transparency.org/country