Challenges of International Business Management

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CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

What are the challenges of International Business Management?

International business management is a term that is used collectively to describe all commercial transactions which include;
• Private
• Governmental
• Sales
• Investments
• Transportation

The above take place between two or more nations. It involves all business activities which partake in cross border activities of goods, services and resources between nations.
Private companies and the government partake in international business for profit and political reasons respectively.

Every business has its difficulties and presents is own challenges in when it comes to operating it successfully.
Countries and firms
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(d) Any economic planning agencies that would give the economic trends for the foreseeable future. (Example - India has a five-year plan and sometimes over 10 years and the expected progress over a number of years in the future).

(e) The infrastructure for support services providing for power and water availability, housing conditions, transportation and communications.

(f) Stability of local currency and its acceptance outside the host country.

International business in the country also deals with import and export of goods, services and resources between different countries.
It is necessary for both the countries to have a common understanding while transacting of the goods.
In addition to import and export of goods and services, the international business transactions may be conducted in any of the following ways:
(a) Licensing agreements. In this type of agreement, a company in a host country may enter into a binding agreement with a particular organization by which the host country organization will produce and sell products under licensing granted by the organization of the home country.

(b) Management contracts. Management contracts involve simply providing managerial talent to the operating foreign companies.

(c) Turn-key projects. This means that an organization provides all services to a foreign
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