Identify the implications of competitiveness and collaboration in a global economy

The manufacturing department at PG Industries (a fictional company) has recently implemented a new training program at their headquarter location in Texas. They now need to roll out the new training across their other global locations, including facilities in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Japan. Each of these countries has a unique approach to doing business influenced by their own cultural norms.

Supplemental Sources:

CIA World Factbook
Economist Intelligence Unit
Assignment Checklist:

Explain why managers are faced with managing in a global environment now more than ever before.
Describe at least three skills managers must have to effectively manage across multiple national cultures.
Based on the information provided in the above scenario, for each country mentioned (the UK, Saudi Arabia, and Japan), describe at least two cultural considerations unique to that country that a manager would need to take into account when devising the training roll-out.
Utilize at least two external sources as part of your research. Sources might include your textbook, the supplemental sources noted above, or another resource found in the university library.
Minimum Submission Requirements

The assessment should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document (.doc or .docx).
Your submission should include a title page, introduction, main body, conclusion, and reference list.
The assessment should be double-spaced, 12-point font, and no less than 500 words, not including title page and reference list.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your paper must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
Your paper should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should follow proper APA citation style. Review the Writing Center resources on APA style and formatting available in the Academic Success Center found in the Academic Tools area in your course.

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