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Welcome to the online resources for

International Business Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management by Nicole Franziska Richter, Jesper Strandskov, Sven Hauff, and Vasyl Taras.

About the book, prelims, and sample materials

Downloads:

Slide-deck: About the book, table of contents, chapter abstracts

Links:

Video: About the book: In-preparation! (coming soon)

Video: X-Culture Crash Course in International Business by Vas Taras:

Chapters

Chapter 3: Analyzing and selecting modes to enter, operate in and exit international markets

Video: Tine Wade on entry modes:

Video: Kaufland is coming to Australia:
Video: Kaufland exits from Australia:
Video: Bain case interview practice: Coffee startup:

Chapter 4: Entering markets with a partner

Toolset: Box 4.1: NPV considerations in a JV
Exercise/simulation: M&A negotiation simulation
Video: Bayer’s agreement to acquire Monsanto:

Video: Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto is becoming a disaster:

Video: Fiat India Automobiles Ranjangaon plant (to motivate the NPV considerations in a JV):
Video: Fiat India Automobiles Ranjangaon plant (to motivate the NPV considerations in a JV):
Video: Three ways to value a company – overview (Tim Bennett):
Video: Using multiples to value a company (Tim Bennett):
Video: Using net assets to value a company (Tim Bennett):
Video: Using discounted cash flow to value a company (Tim Bennett):
Video: Dale Stafford (Bain & Company): Integrating cultures after a merger:
Video: Dale Stafford (Bain & Company): Integrating cultures after a merger:

Chapter 5: Developing strategy and strategic positioning

Toolset: Assessment of forces for integration and localization

Video: Snickers commercial: 

Video: Porter on “The five competitive forces that shape strategy”:
Video: Porter on “What is strategy?” (short):
Video: Porter’s Keynote on Strategy (long):
Video: Osterwalder: Business model canvas in 6 minutes:
Video: Osterwalder: How to design, test and build business models (long version):

Chapter 6: Designing global value chains

Video: Ecco: Inside the factory:

Chapter 7: Designing the MNE organization

Video: Procter & Gamble alignes company values and organization restructures: 

Chapter 8: Navigating intercultural interactions

Toolset: Using the culture map in a team setting

Video: Erin Meyer on how to lead a successful international team:

Video channel: You’ve got me wrong on cultural communication peculiarities of countries

Video/Audio: Interview with David Livermore on cultural intelligence:

Video/Audio: Interview with David Livermore on the book “Leading with cultural intelligence”:

Further information: Cultural intelligence center

Video/Movie: American Factory (trailer):

Serious game: Moving Tomorrow – An Intercultural Journey (ESCP Business School)

Simulation game: The Derdians (published in the Intercultural learning T-Kit)

Toolkit: T-Kit 4: Intercultural learning

Chapter 9: Leading and motivating people in an international environment

Podcast: Interview with Valeria Loreti
Further information: Discover leadership expectations and CEO behaviors around the globe
Further information: X-Culture project

Why and how to write a team charter by Vas Taras:

Video: Conversation between Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO & Doug McMillon, Walmart President and CEO:
Video: Ricardo Fernandez on Managing Cross Cultural Remote Teams:
Video: Pellegrino Riccardi on cross cultural communication:

Chapter 10: Building an effective international workforce

Video: Gary Hamel on HR Innovation and Future of Work:

Video: Overcoming the canvas ceiling - Promoting refugee employment:
Further information: Tent Partnership for Refugees