chapter  1
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Challenges in International Business

FAMAGUSTA, Inc. (a fictitious name) is a large, non-US-based multinational corporation (MNC) that has set up its new office in Manila. With the help of a few previous connections and more than a little good fortune, you land your first contract within a relatively short period of time. The job involves providing professional consultation and technical support on a joint venture project with a local corporation. You will be working in the offices of the Philippine company, scoping and designing the project, managing the implementation phase, and working with their domestic personnel to get the job done. Your contract specifies an interim review after the design phase is

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