1. Technology is one of the methods used in business overseas. Describe the impact of e-business on leadership. What differences would a manager have to be aware of if doing business in Africa, Australia, or South America?
2. What does effective global leadership achieve? What are the different roles that managers on international assignment often assume to enhance leadership effectiveness? Choose one country in South America and one country in Europe to describe some of the differences.
3. Describe positive and negative outcomes that can result from societal, political, and cultural differences when managing a corporation in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
4. Different cultures value personal, face-to-face contact and relationships with a different levels of reverence. What are some cultures around the world where you might want to utilize more one-on-one contact rather than sole use of technology to motivate employees?