Global Business Environment Assignment : SASOL Limited

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Global BusinessEnvironment
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1PROJECT 1......................................................................................................................................1Covered in PPT.......................................................................................................................1PROJECT 2......................................................................................................................................11. Explanation of culture, structure and governance of the organisation applied McKinsey's 7SModel......................................................................................................................................12. Applying Hofstede's dimensions of culture to demonstrate how organisation has beeninfluenced...............................................................................................................................23. Evaluate the ethical and sustainable factors that an organisation has consider in globalmarket.....................................................................................................................................34. Assess how such factors have affected decision making in the global context..................45. Assess which strategic expansion routes the organisation took and analyse both advantagesad disadvantages.....................................................................................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6.........................................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONGlobal business environment can be defined as the environment in various independentnation along with different factors exogenous to the home environment of the organisation. It ismainly divided into external and internal environment. An organisation regulates and operatestheir business at international level which required to analyse the social environment of the hostnations. The report is based on SASOL Limited which is fast growing energy and chemicalcompany and it is situated in South Africa (Sassen, 2016. The company has expanded theirbusiness into Canada, Gabon, Australia, Mozambique and also try to expand in other countries.The main purpose of this assignment is to understand the concept of globalisation along withtheir driving factors which directly impact on business operations.PROJECT 1Covered in PPTPROJECT 21. Explanation of culture, structure and governance of the organisation applied McKinsey's 7SModelIn the given scenario, it is necessary for an organisation is to evaluate the impact ofglobalisation on company structure, cultures and functions in direct manner. Theses are alsoaffects firm decision making procedures in order to reach with set goals and targets.In this Mckinsey's Model, there are seven areas of organisation which are categorised intosoft and hard areas. Strategy, structure and system are considered as hard elements which iseasier to recognise and manage their business operations. For implementing globalisation oncompany, this is required for them is ton operate all functions and activities in proper manner.There are 7S of this model that are described as under:Strategy– It is the plan which developed and formulated by organisation in order toachieve sustainable competitive advantages and successfully compete in the large market place.SASOL limited is adopting strategy which help them in reaching with high competitiveadvantages and it is reinforced by strong vision, mission and values (Hamilton and Webster,P2015). SASOL company is the integrated energy and chemical firm which is located in South1
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