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Economics of Multinational Corporations (MNCs)

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
The State University of New Jersey
Camden Campus

Fall 2012

Course Name: Economics of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) (3)
Course Number: 50:220:399:40
Day & Time: Thursday, 6:00 – 8:40 p.m.
Room: ATG 207
Instructor: Carlo Candalla
Email: candalla@camden.rutgers.edu
Phone: 267.265.8490

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

How multinational corporations make decisions as to where and how to invest for profit-risk factors in various circumstances, relevant government regulations, institutions the corporations have to deal with and how, cultural and environmental factors, political risks. Effects of currency and capital transfers and the influence of the corporation on the political and social environment of the countries involved.

COURSE TEXTBOOK:

International Business: Environments & Operations, 14th Edition by Daniels, Radebaugh and Sullivan
ISBN: 978-0-13-266866-8
Pearson

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY POLICY

Any involvement with cheating, the fabrication or invention of information used in an academic exercise, plagiarism, facilitating academic dishonesty, or denying others access to information or material may result in disciplinary action being taken at either the college or university level. Breaches of academic integrity can result in serious consequences ranging from reprimand to expulsion.

EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT:

Assignments (Subject to Change with Notice)Weight of the Final Grade
Homework 30%
Seatwork (Current events on MNCs) 30%
Individual Research Project (APA Style format) 40%

GRADING:

A= 91-100
B+= 86-90
B=81-85
C+=76-80
C=71-75
D=61-70
F=Below 60

COURSE POLICIES:

Students are expected to come to class on time and prepare to discuss the assigned materials.

Homework assignment will be posted on SAKAI and must be submitted in class no later than its due date. No credit will be given for late homework and individual research project and missed seatwork.

If you are having medical procedure and cannot submit the homework assignment and/or take quiz and exam, please contact me immediately. Official documentation of illness will be required, and you must complete all missed work by the new deadline (to be determined depending on the circumstances), ranging from one day to one week of the assignment’s initial due date.

COURSE SCHEDULE:

The amount of material to be covered in class, the order of assignments and/or the content of a particular assignment may be changed with prior announcement.

Homework 1 Submission and Seatwork 1 on Thursday, September 13th

Homework 2 Submission and Seatwork 2 on Thursday, September 27th

Homework 3 Submission and Seatwork 3 on Thursday, October 11th

Homework 4 Submission and Seatwork 4 on Thursday, November 1st

Homework 5 Submission and Seatwork 5 on Thursday, November 15th

Tuesday, November 20th (Thursday classes will meet) as per Fall 2012 Academic Calendar

Homework 6 Submission and Seatwork 6 on Thursday, November 29th

Individual Research Project Submission on Thursday, December 6th (Last Day of Economics of Multinational Corporations class)