INB-200 International Business
W6 – “Telecom Ventures Unite the World” Case
– Answer in 50 words or more:
Many countries in the Middle East and Africa are considered high risk for
global investments due to political considerations, in the same way as China
once was. What criteria should companies use to determine where to invest? How
could seemingly high risk countries be managed as opportunities?
Read the Case History
(attached), “Telecom Ventures Unite the World.”
Review the tutorial, “How
to Analyze a Case History.”
Write a 750 word paper, typed
and double-spaced using the Writing Assignment Template, in
which you respond to the following questions.
Support your response with at
least three scholarly sources, two of which must be scholarly sources from the Online
- What strengths did AT&T bring
to its joint venture with Unisource?
- What were some potential
complications that could have arisen in the AT&T–Unisource joint
- Assess the formation of Global
One, Unisource, and other partnerships in this case. What strategic
factors might have influenced the entry mode choices that these firms
- Based on the case and your
research and readings, what other entry mode choices might have made sense
for these firms?