Global Issues Carter 20 February 2012 Realism vs. Idealism Realism and Idealism are the two major contending theories of international relations which are debated at the local and international level today. Realists believe that human nature is bad and individuals cannot be trusted. On the other hand, idealism states that there is a relationship between all the countries and as such relationships need to be formed between individuals. They also believe in morality and that human nature is good so they involve themselves in many world affairs. These relationships appear to change as quickly as actors in a soap opera.
Isolation of the Nation has been tried before, with detrimental results. The World Wars were an example of this. In addition to the damaging effects of isolation, we are required to trade with other nations to get the materials we need. If the US were to remain isolated from other nations, it would negatively impact trade that has become a part of our daily lives. Trade is what drives economies and policy.
It was approached with traditional International Relations tools. It seemed like the right thing as the result was to be two states and the conflict was therefore treated as an inter-state conflict. Furthermore, the legacy of Arab-Israeli Peacemaking made many to believe that the same methods should be applied in the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians (Barak, 2005). These methods were not useful in a conflict that is not between states and in an environment in which both parties were internally divided. The opposition, so to speak, in both groups was sabotaging any effort that the leaders had made and convincing the general public became even more difficult than it already was after decades of conflict.
Issues involved in resolving legal disputes could be customs, language, environmental, competition, misunderstandings, and even communications just to name a few. Any of these issues can create a large problem between international companies. An example of a legal dispute in the scenario is CadMex could make much more money than expected from the marketing of Gentura’s newly created agent and Gentura stops the production of the agent citing that the extra proceeds should be returned to them, not CadMex and breaking the contract. Practical considerations of taking legal actions against a foreign business partner are bringing in the attorneys used to create the initial contract. If an agreement cannot be made, another consideration is to proceed to international arbitration, which was the agreed upon method of dispute resolution between the two companies.
The international context appears to possess the information on high quality standards (Schroeder, Clark, & Cathey, 2011). The legal and institutional obstacles that are inhibit by the foreign countries. This includes private litigations against the foreign firms. Next reason is the United States will not compare to the foreign country is the politics. There are different thought processes from the foreign countries, which include the socialist, the democratic, and the totalitarian in how the cash should be spent and separated (Schroeder, Clark, & Cathey, 2011).
They also struggle with the ability to agree to take ethical responsibilities of on-site catastrophes, leaks, spills and misfortunes. ( Buzzle n.d.) The pharmaceutical companies struggle with the situation of whether or not to make merchandise recalls if certain harmful information about them comes to surface, these are ethical issues that all organizations must be prepared for. What lesson could the management in the simulation (case #1) learn and apply to their business strategy from cases #2 and #3? It seems as though the organizations involved in case one could learn to apply international law,
Candore the country that is Gentura is a dictatorship. This political and economic environment variable makes it risky for companies to enter into contracts with companies in this country. During the early stages of contract negotiations Candore was not a member of the WTO, so it became more difficult to agree on business, but as talks were taking business gained acceptance in the WTO. What are some practical considerations of taking legal action against a foreign business partner based in another country? There are several considerations the first one that should be considered is that the country could deny any future business transaction.
However, CLAIR should only intervene if the host institution is unable resolve the problem by itself. In the case study, a conflict occurs between Kelly and her Japanese supervisor, Mr. Higashi over the allocation of contractual leave entitlements. This report seeks to address the development of the conflict between the JET staff and the ALT, whilst identifying the underlying factors which influenced the situation. Using tools and theories from cross-cultural negotiation scholars, this report will then propose recommendations and options
This problem had a big contribution to the split as they couldn’t agree on anything, and if they did, it was because their national interests were at risk. These policies show how the two countries also had different beliefs in which direction the country should go. Mao was more for self-sufficiency, which can be seen in his policies like the Hundred Flowers Campaign, the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Whereas in the USSR a social
Another important purpose the documentary shows was the segregation of race that happened in the construction site of the Panama Canal. Moreover were the diseases workers of the Panama Canal suffered of. Another important purpose was to recount how building the Panama Canal was tough for different engineers and how productive the canal would be to the U.S. and the entire world. Some of the key sections included were: attempt of the French to build the Panama Canal, revolution of the Panamanian elites, acquisition of the Panama Zone by the U.S., malaria/yellow fever diseases, immigrant workers of the Panama Canal, etc. Lastly, it aimed at showing how building the Panama Canal required lot of endurance, hard work and patience that would drive America into a world economic power.