Step 1: Read the closing case study in your textbook, Chapter 6: “Ecuador: A Rosy Export Future” which is also ATTACHED here.
Step 2: Before starting your assignment, review the information through Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 on the business environments of international business. Every international management decision is affected by trends & developments in a number of business environments (physical/natural; economic; technological; political/legal (regulatory); socio-cultural, and competitive.
Step 3: Choose at least three business environments (from the list above) and discuss the potential effect of trends & developments in them on Ecuador’s rose trade.
How might these trends affect future demands for Ecuadoran cut roses?. [HINT: Some online research may be needed to identify recent trends in the various business environments–for instance, state of the world economy/Latin America, regulatory environment, exporting/importing conditions in Ecuador, etc.]
Step 4:Please make sure to cite your sources properly (review Citation-APA style in “Research and Citations” in the content area of blackboard before submitting your assignment).
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