Global Business

Answer the following questions in the best and most comprehensive way possible. This will help you review
and understand the concepts discussed during this class, and make your learning experience a better one.
Pick any recent announcement of the formation of an international alliance. Predict its likely success or failure
During the courtship and negotiation stages, managers often emphasize “equal partnerships” and do not reveal
(and try to hide) their true intentions. What are the ethical dilemmas here?
Some argue that engaging in a “learning race” is unethical. Others believe that a “learning race” is part and
parcel of alliance relationships, especially those with competitors. What do you think?

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