BM461 Global Business Environment
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Instructions to Students:
This assessment comprises TWO 750 word, (+/-10%) individual paper’s that will contribute towards your final portfolio of 3 papers* and represents 70% of the marks available for this module.
*Note CW1 was the first paper.
This assignment tests the following Learning Outcomes for the module:
1. Obtain and interpret information relevant to an analysis of a firm's business environment.
2. Assess the impact of government on the structure and operation of a business organisation.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of changes in the business environment on business organisation and activity.
The Assignment Task:
Select and write TWO papers from the choice of 4 questions presented below on the following topics using theory and models appropriate to the task and to illustrate comprehension and application. Where possible, provide an historical example to demonstrate your wider comprehension, reading and research for each of the questions selected.
a.Summarize the rising risks global social media firms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, face from proposed or actual government regulation and explain the possible impact this could have on the firm.
b.Describe and explain how President Trump’s approach to economic policy impacts upon foreign economies such as the UK or EU or China.
c.Discuss and interpret how emerging economies are presenting opportunities for global expansion for businesses using examples to illustrate your work.
d.Explain, using examples from your own research, how Governments use both fiscal and monetary policies to stimulate economic activity and growth using trickledown economics.