Describe in 2 lines why this topic (less than one year old) is important for global business.

Both topics must analyze viable business issues.

1. Current Event 

Describe in 2 lines why this topic (less than one year old) is important for global business.

A topic of current interest in global business such as “Offshoring in the Global Economy”, “Impact of Oil Prices on World Business,”  etc.

Current Event papers must deal with international business issues. Issues of political, military, cultural and other nature are only acceptable if there is a direct and evident international business implication clearly explained in the paper. Papers lacking such connection will receive a reduced score.

2. Term Topic

Explain in 2 lines why or how the international business issues treated in your selected topic might affect a specific country, industry, economic sector or firm.

Topic must deal with international business issues. Issues of political, military, cultural and other nature are only acceptable if there is a direct and evident international business implication clearly explained in the paper