Introduction to International Business (MGT 321)

Learning Goal: I’m working on a management question and need support to help me learn.

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.

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Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submission will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Learning Outcomes:


1.1: Identify and evaluate the significant trade agreements affecting global commerce

1.3: Explain the forces driving and evaluating the impact of globalization.


2.1: Analyse the effects of culture, politics and economic systems in the context of international business

Case study

Please read Case 2: The Decline of Zimbabwe available in your book (International business: Competing in the global marketplace (13th ed.), at page no.627, and answer the following questions:

Case study Question(s):

1.Why has Zimbabwes economic performance been so poor? Discuss. (minimum words: 400, marks: 3)

2.Do you think Zimbabwes economic performance would have been better under a different system of government? Which one? Explain your reasoning. (minimum words: 500, marks: 4)

3.Discuss the steps needed to be taken now to improve the economic outlook for Zimbabwe? (minimum words: 400, marks: 3)

Important Notes:

This is an individual assignment.

All references must be cited using APA format. This includes both in-text citations and the reference list at the end of the document.

Originality, Similarity and Plagiarism Check: Your work must be original. All papers will be submitted through SafeAssign software to check for similarity and plagiarism. Any instance of academic dishonesty will result in a grade of zero for the assignment. No exceptions and no second chances!




3.Answer- 400