MBA 5110 Week 2 Managing in a Foreign Land -
Imagine the company you work for has recently expanded business operations into South America and you have been asked to lead and manage a team in one of its new international divisions. Even though you have managed departments within the firm’s various locations across the United States, this will be your first assignment in a foreign country.
In preparation for your new role, the Director of International Operations has asked you to formulate and present a plan outlining your next steps for transitioning your team overseas. When developing your report for the Director and his committee, include the following:
The process for selecting your team
The process for organizing your team
Strategy for addressing any challenges you may face once you arrive at your new location
Strategy for addressing the cultural differences which may impact the achievement of team goals and objectives
Timelines for the completion of transition process
Length: 3-4 pages not including title page or references
Use the NCU library and/or other Internet sources to research strategies on creating and organizing work teams. Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your assignment should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources for this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University's Academic Integrity Policy.
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