Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Friday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Tuesday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Currently, you are definitely living and existing in a global economy, and business is no longer merely conducted with individuals and businesses in a close geographic location. Consumers and businesses are dealing with others from all corners of the world. This brings about certain challenges to the business regarding the sales process.
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write up to 350–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your fellow classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
- Keeping in mind the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), what are the implications for businesses that wish to operate within countries that have not agreed to this platform from the UN?
- The purpose of business is to make money. Should a business engage in commerce in countries that have not accepted the CISG platform? Why or why not?