Reg Bus Envir: Asia

The Contemporary Business in Asia course deals with the cultural, political, geographic, and economic context in which business activities take place in Asia. The issues examined in this course are the following: Cultural issues cover religious traditions and socio-cultural dimensions that have a direct impact on business operations; Political environment includes government structure, state role, interest groups, political parties and the policy-making process; Geographic environment involves human and economic geography, covering population and natural resource distributions, regional financial and trade centers, and transportation systems; For economic environment, economic policies, current economy patterns, and major industries are discussed. Current major geo-strategic, political, and economic issues that have an impact on Asia?s business are also discussed.

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