PAGE 1 – Discuss how the need for control over foreign operations varies with the strategy and distinctive competencies of a company? Write a one or two page 8.5X11 short essay in response to the question.
PAGE 2 – Find the Staples Web site or http://biz.yahoo.com/ic/14/14790.html and search for information about the companys strategy in foreign markets. 1. Is Staples pursuing a global strategy or a localized multicountry strategy? 2. Support your answer.