Unit I AssignmentFor this assignment, you will use Hofstede’s characteristics to differentiate international and domestic business operations. This exercise will help identify the key characteristics that drive business decisions on an international and domestic level.Part 1: Pick three individual countries, one in the Middle East, one in Asia, and one in Europe. Apply Hofstede’s characteristics to each one, and state if the characteristic is low, medium, or high in each country. Also, explain why each country deserves that description.Part 2: Given your descriptions, explain which country is most like the United States and which country is most unlike the U.S.Your response must be a minimum of three pages in length.Click here to access the Unit I Assignment template.Note: The template is just a tool to get you started. Feel free to use another layout. Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.
In the CSU Online Library, using the Business Source Complete database, search for and read the article titled “Hiring the Very Best,” by Tracy Mullin (2005).Based on the article, consider the approaches to organizational design. Analyze the effects and applications of the various organizational structures and levels of authority. Given the benefits and motivations mentioned in the article, share an analysis of the referenced company’s impact on employee motivation, morale, and organizational culture.Your response should be two pages in length, not including the title page or reference page. You are required to cite at least one article from the CSU Online Library (not including the referenced case study article). All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying in-text citations in the proper APA format.The myCSU Student Portal has great learning resources available for students. Please click here to access a case study example to use as a guide for this assignment.Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.