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Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
Global Trends & Issues   Presentation On March 20
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Global Trends & Issues Presentation On March 20

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  • 1. Global Trends and Issues Lindy, Inge, Corine, Mark and Marloes
  • 2. Index of our presentation
    • Global Trends and Issues
    • Questions for the exam
    • Interview
    • Questions?
  • 3. Major Global Trends
    • Consumers are requesting higher quality products
    • Consumers are becoming more aware of ‘going green’
    • Consumers are also becoming more health-conscious, since obesity is evident in many nations
  • 4. Major Global Issues
    • The amount of pollutants in the water systems throughout the world
    • The emission of greenhouse gases, mainly being the burning of fossil fuels
      • High carbon deposits
  • 5. Consequences If Starbucks Doesn’t Follow These Global Trends
    • Higher quality products:
      • Run the risk of losing a large section of their consumers, both current or potential
    • Heavy movement towards ‘going green’:
      • May miss out on government incentives that are set in place to help make their nation more eco-friendly
      • Again, may lose out on current or potential consumers who support the ‘going green’ trend
    • Healthier products:
      • The food industry in general has strong pressure on offering fresher, healthier products to their consumers or they may notice a decrease in sales
  • 6. Consequences if Starbucks Doesn’t Take Actions Against These Global Issues
    • The amount of pollution/litter in water systems worldwide:
      • Aside from using recycled paper & plastic for their containers, Starbucks cannot really monitor what their consumers do once outside the store
    • Greenhouse gas effect:
      • They can be using inefficient operating practices that costs the company additional money to pay for less eco-friendly power sources
  • 7. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends
    • Higher quality products:
      • Starbucks has already enacted the use of more expensive beans that give their coffees a richer, bolder taste
    • Movement towards ‘going green’:
      • Starbucks has already began using better lighting that requires less energy to operate
      • Currently ranked 15 th in the U.S. for being among the top 25, according to the U.S. Environmental Agency
  • 8. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Trends (Cont.)
    • Healthier products:
      • Starbucks uses only the freshest beans and other products to their consumers
  • 9. What Starbucks Has Done to Stay Competitive Based on Global Issues
    • Water pollution/litter:
      • Use recycled materials for their containers
    • Greenhouse gas effect:
      • Switched out their lighting to lights that use less energy to operate
  • 10. Sources
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starbucks
    • Information previously gathered by other groups for the global issues and trends (credited to their respective websites)
  • 11. Open question Corporate responsibility
    • What is the SER?
  • 12.
    • SER: Sociaal Economische Raad, is the main advisory body to the government (and to parliament) in the field of social and economic policy issues
  • 13. M.C. question Corporate Responsibility
    • Which are the joint objectives of the SER?
    • Balanced economic growth
    • Expanding infrastructure
    • Increase in labour participation
    • A fair distribution of incomes
    • Voting rights for everyone
    • A,B and D
    • A,B and E
    • A,B and C
    • A,C and D
  • 14.
    • Answer 4 is the right answer to this question
  • 15. Open question global trends and governance
    • Give the 2 reasons why the environmental pressure is building up
  • 16.
    • The environmental pressure is building up because of these 2 reasons:
    • Population growth
    • Increase of economy activity
  • 17. M.C. question global trends and governance
    • The gross world product between 1950-2000:
    • Decreased, doubled and redoubled
    • Doubled, redoubled and doubled again
    • Doubled, decreased and doubled
  • 18.
    • The right answer to this question is B
  • 19. Open question global trends 2015
    • Which are the major drivers and trends that will shape the world of 2015?
  • 20.
    • Demographics
    • Natural resources and environment
    • Science and technology
    • The global economy and globalization
    • National and international governance
    • Future conflict
    • The role of the United States
  • 21. M.C. question global trends 2015
    • The World population in 2015 will be:
    • 6,9 billion
    • 7,2 billion
    • 7,5 billion
  • 22.
    • The right answer to this question is 7,2 billion which is answer 2
  • 23. Open question Scenarios
    • What are scenarios?
  • 24.
    • Scenarios are multiple, plausible stories about the future
  • 25. M.C.question Scenarios
    • Types of subjects for scenarios include:
    • Large and sudden changes in sales
    • Worries about sustainability in the future
    • Sudden increases in the price of raw materials
    • Tax increases
    • How to operate in the future
    • Which are right?
    • A,B and E
    • A,B and D
    • A,C and D
  • 26.
    • The right answer is 3. A,C and D
  • 27. Interview
    • Mr. Vaandrager
    • Global trend: credit crisis
    • Trend for Starbucks: new market
    • Trend for 2015: climat change and economy will change
  • 28. Questions?
    • Thanks for your time and attention!
    • Are there any questions?

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