ECO/561 Home Depot Final Business Proposal


Learning Team Assignment: International Paper

•         Resources: The data compiled from the University of Phoenix Material – Big Drive Auto in Week Four (or the material from your own organization in which you faculty member has approved)

•         Write a paper addressing the following issues in the context of the scenario:

o        Identify and justify the macroeconomic measures of output and prices which you have selected for Big Drive Auto’s planning.

o        What are the relationships between the organization’s data and the macroeconomic measures you have selected?

o        Explain how specific planning and operating decisions at the organization can be improved using the macroeconomic data.

o        How would you get reliable forecasts of these macroeconomic variables?

o        In your planning, how would you deal with the uncertainty in macroeconomic forecasts?

o        How do business cycles affect the performances of Big Drive Auto (or the organization of your choice)? What could the organization do to mitigate any undesirable effects of business cycles?

o        Identify to what extent tariffs or quotas would affect international trade in your product

o        How would you pay for imports, receive payment for exports, and manage exchange rate risk?

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