Can manufacturers use a foreign trade zone to be competitive? In 2000, Congress passed the Trade and Development Act, to create Foreign Trade Zones. Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ’s) exist throughout the USA to help domestic manufacturers save money and defer expenses....
Should companies be re-thinking their strategic planning efforts? Check out this quick international business podcast and listen for yourself. And get the strategic planning workbook here
Can ethnic marketing in the USA give your firm a taste of global business? There are still a lot of the same barriers (cultural and language) but not necessarily legal. Check out this quick international business podcast and listen.
Listen to Rick Wertheimer talk about cultures within companies, on this international business podcast.
Listen to a German Ergonomist talk about Ergonomics as well as the culture the allows you innovate! Jörg Bakschas comes to us from Germany and talks about the “mistake culture’ that can help companies! Jörg is available at Ergosquad.
This global business podcast is a little funny…and talks about how NOT to do business in China! For more help in international business get the international business book!