Case Study – Who Gets the Assignment

This is an International Management case study about the selection of a manager to be assigned to China to get a new operation up and running. Many factors have to be considered before making the selection to fill the vacancy and some believe that SocioEconomic considerations play the most important role. This and other factors will go into the final decision.


  1. In this assignment you are to read the case study, Who Gets the Assignment.pdf, and look at Appendix B of your text and answer the following questions:
    • What criteria should be used to evaluate candidates for this position.

    • Explain how each candidate measures up to or does not have the required cultural background for this position.

    • What other qualifications would you consider important in a candidate for this position?

    • Who would be your choice for the position