business project and need the explanation and answer to help me learn.
250 word maximum, plus one original exhibit, executive summary is due by the deadline.
An original exhibit can be a timeline, flowchart, matrix organizational chart, decision tree, or something creative that you develop.
INTB1203: Crisis Management Exercise. Graded assignment.
Fall 2023 Robertson
Due on Canvas by midnight Friday November 3. LATE PAPERS PENALIZED 10% PER DAY.
Description: The purpose of this activity is to expose students to decision-making alternatives and processes related to managing operations when an international crisis emerges. One key goal is to replicate a situation where a time sensitive deliverable is required. Also, conciseness and clarity of arguments will be emphasized through the structure of the activity. This activity is designed to reflect real world constraints, ambiguities and deliverable formats.
Counts as 5% of (ethics.crisis):
Format/deliverables: You must work alone. Each student has been assigned a vignette based on last name. See below.
A 250 word maximum, plus one original exhibit, executive summary is due by the deadline. Late papers penalized 10% per day. An original exhibit can be a timeline, flowchart, matrix organizational chart, decision tree, or something creative that you develop.
Considerations in your scenario response:
Impact of decisions on different stakeholders
Individuals you would involve in the decision-making process
You are the VP of International Production for a mid-sized software development firm based in California (recently listed on the NASDAQ). The CEO of your contract manufacturer in Indonesia has informed you that a British News agency just released an article based on an undercover story about unsafe work conditions at the Indonesia facilities. It appears that the factory conditions are well below Indian standards and the injury rate exceeds the industry average. As a low cost competitor in a crowded industry your firm image is important. Currently you have no U.S. employees working at the facility under question, where you produce 90% of your products.You need to decide how to handle this situation. What other issues and challenges do you anticipate? Assess courses of action and make a recommendation.
LAST NAME STARTS WITH A THRU G do #1
The CEO of your company, an Ohio-based low-cost casual shoe manufacturer with major international experience, has informed you, VP of International Operations, of a potential legal/PR problem stemming from your subsidiary in Honduras. It appears that the CFO of your Honduran operations has been embezzling money, potentially in excess of one million US Dollars. More troubling, this CFO has a family member who is a member of a major Drug Cartel. The embezzlement will go public later this month in a Honduran newspaper. You need to decide how to handle this situation. What other issues and challenges do you anticipate? Assess courses of action and make a recommendation.
LAST NAMES STARTS WITH H THRU P do #2
You are the head of Europe/Africa Operations for a major retail clothing manufacturer based in New Jersey. The head of your manufacturing operations in Egypt (a wholly-owned facility) has just informed you of a bribery scandal that has just come to the surface. It appears that Logistics managers in Egypt for your firm have been making payments under the table to customs officials at the major port where your containers leave for the U.S.A. Apparently the customs agents now want more money. Your firm has a no bribe policy yet Egypt produces more than half of your merchandise.You need to decide how to handle this situation. What other issues and challenges do you anticipate? Assess courses of action and make a recommendation.
LAST NAME STARTS WITH Q THRU Z do #3