When we are working in a global marketplace, we’re talking about people as consumers, as producers, and as potential markets. Something that someone engaging in the international marketplace must understand are the differences encountered in regards to cultures and standards of living as you move across regions and countries. We’re going to take a few minutes and look at some quality of life issues between families in different countries, focusing on the family’s weekly food intake.
Review the file “Food Eaten Weekly Around the World Download Food Eaten Weekly Around the World “, and consider the information presented.
Post a paragraph to the forum reflecting upon what you have seen in this file regarding the types of food, costs of food and availability of different typical family meals in different countries. What are your observations and thoughts on what you’ve read? What similarities and differences did you notice. To tie more into our studies this chapter, what does it mean to businesses internationally?