Transcript: Economy 35% of the Central American GDP Spurred investment 1US$ = 7.83Q Free Trade Agreement International Reserves of US $6.7B Benefits Controlled inflation index of 4.1% CAFTA Investing in Guatemala Government Agriculture Growing a stable economy
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Transcript: Economic Strengths Increased Spending on Higher Education PESTEL Analysis - Saudi government deciding to reverse movement toward women involvement in sports - Saudi Arabians don't accept the Dri-Fit Hijab, causing them to no longer buy any Nike products - Negative reaction and press in the Arab world for attempting to westernize an important element of Islamic culture Legal Constitution: Sharia Law -Quran and Sunnah Modern Court System -Set in place by Ibn Saud, first King -Highly influenced by Wahhabism interpretation of the Quran -Judges come from the Ulema -No precedent law= High uncertainty Secret Police Groups Mabahith and Mutawa Common Practices include public lashings and executions Property Rights (IP) subject to Islamic Law Direct and Indirect Competitors Threats May 2014: Decree giving all companies 5 years to meet new Water, Air, and Noise standards Social Technological Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME) Positive correlation between GDP growth and Pollution Consumer Needs Consumer Segment Characteristics Kids- Parents starting to introduce technology early Teens- Embracing western fashion despite conservative society Middle Youth- Increased importance on diet & media (Turk Tv) Mid-Lifers- Driving demand for cosmetics Trend is shifting towards a more liberal society however conservative practices are not being forgotten in the process, creating social unrest. Trade Organizations Product Feature Preferences: - sports appropriate - religious constraints SWOT Analysis Opportunities King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) est 1977 National Science, Technology, and Innovation Plan 2002 Increased expenditures on power generation and telecommunications technologies However, overall GDP spending on R&D is very low. (0.8 compared on 4.4 Scale) Saudi Arabia Citizens not too concerned with environmental policy Deep divide within Royal Family, Ulema, and other figure heads relating to the speed and extent of social reform. Islamist Extremists state Saudi Arabia has become too Western Funding of Islamic terrorism (unconfirmed) Shia minority uprisings (5%) - The potential for growth in the women's athletic apparel market is tremendous in Saudi Arabia - Growth of the market depends on the Saudi Arabian culture's willingness to allow widepspread expansion of women's participation in sports Political & Social Unrest Post 9/11 Reform -2005: First Ever Municipal Elections -2007: Allegiance Council formed -2011: Women allowed to vote in 2015 -2013: 20% of Council must be women Population Breakdown -27 mil (8.4 mil foreigners) - 0–14 years: 32.4% -15–64 years: 64.8% ** -65 years and over: 2.8% - Over 2/3 of Saudis are under 30, and nearly 3/4 of all unemployed Saudis are in their 20s - Men are the ones with purchasing power Currency: Saudi Riyal - World Trage Organization (2005) - GCC - OPEC (Founding member 1960) - Petroleum accounts for 90% of export revenue Top 3 Imports - Machinery and equipment, chemicals, cars Top 3 Import Partners - China (13.5%), USA (13.2%), South Korea (6.6%) No labor or trade unions allowed to form Shopping Habits: - western influence - e-commerce - religion & tradition Thank You Environmental Nike Dri-Fit Hijab Legal Segmentation Basis Government Type: Absolute Monarchy Constitution: Holy Qu'ran and Basic Law of Governance (1992) Weaknesses -Formed in 1932 by Ibn-Saud -Ties with Abd Al-Wahhab (Wahhabi Movement) -1938 vast oil reserves discovered -Close ties with U.S developed -Efforts of modernization and reform fluctuate since 1975. -Arab Spring Demonstrations 2011 Product Use Political Growth/Size of Market Life Expectancy Graph Council of Ministers Consultative Council (No Legislative Power) -150 members elected to advise King -12 Committees (Human Rights, Education, Culture etc.) -Greenhouse gas emissions have been alarmingly high (Oil-centric economy) Product Description & Justification History - Pioneer in the market can allow Nike to expand to other countries in the Middle East - Develop brand loyalty with the first generation of female athletes in Saudi Arabia - As women's sports grow, Nike can expand it's partnership with the Saudi national sports teams - Comfortable, heat controlling, high quality, and culturally considerate hijab for the new age of female athletes in Saudi Arabia. - Social trends in Saudi Arabia indicate a stronger Western influence in consumer behavior. Saudi Arabia Country Analysis Cultural Considerations -Regard manners and tradition highly -Proper greetings are expected (Sayyed/a) -Always accept refreshments when offered -Shopping is a popular pastime (Acceptance of Western Influences) -High Income gap prevents social mobility -Virtually nonexistent middle class -Men do not seek innovation or risk. Complacent with Government jobs due to security Restricting Factors -Alcohol is prohibited -Inequality of women -No public films or theaters (Not applicable to the Saudi Royal Family) Adhering to Tradition -Men and women apparel -Music
Transcript: LOCATION Capital: London Major Cities: London, Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge, and Southampton. Bordering Countries: Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. The Prime Minister of England’s name is David Cameron. He was born on October 9th, 1966 in London, England. First known civilization was during the Ice Age Era (35,000-10,000 years ago). Romans tried to invade Britannia (Latin name of the island) in 55BC under the rule of Julius Caesar, but failed. Invaded by the Anglo-Saxons, the Vikings, and the Normans. Ruled by Henry VIII from 1509 to 1547. Manchester had an industrial revolution during the late 18th century. The main religion practiced throughout England is Christianity. CURRENCY AND TIME The population of England is about 51,456,400 people. The climate there is extremely varied. It can go from a heat wave to a deep freeze in a matter of minutes. HOLIDAYS Some popular holidays in England are: Easter St. Georges Day Mothers Day Halloween Fathers Day Boxing Day- Day after Christmas. 1.The Eye- Largest Ferris wheel in the world. 2. Stonehenge- Prehistoric monument; Popular tourist attraction. 3. Buckingham Palace- Home of the Queen of England. 4. Lake District- Great spot for hiking and climbing, beautiful hills. 5. Tower of London- Served as a prison from 1100 to mid twentieth century. Most haunted building in England. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_did_King_Henry_VIII_reign http://www.eupedia.com/england/english_history.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_England http://www.jobev.com/engclim.html http://www.touropia.com/tourist-attractions-in-england/ ENGLAND By Conor Clarkson welcome zoom in The currency of England is the UK Pound. Their time zone is 6 hours ahead of us. RELIGION MAIN ATTRACTIONS HISTORY POPULATION AND CLIMATE FLAG PRIME MINISTER SOURCES
Transcript: Education & Health Care Population Pyramid No contraceptives from government, and people can have as many children as they wish. The population pyramid strongly support this statement, the wide base and narrow top means each family have lots of children. Average of 5 children per women in Afghanistan. This country is Pro-natalist, and is increasing its population size drastically; 64% of the population is 0-24 years old and 42% is 0-14 years old. Walton & Kurtis Country Analysis Population: 31,822,848 Land Area: 652,230 Arithmetic Density: 49 people per square kilometer Arable Land: 11.95% Physiological Density: 408 people per square kilometer of arable land Agricultural Density: 76 farmers per square kilometer of arable land Total Dependency Ratio: 93.1% Youth Dependency Ratio: 88.4% Elderly Dependency Ratio: 4.6% CBR: 38.84 births per 1,000 people CDR: 14.12 deaths per 1,000 people Population Growth Rate: 2.29% Infant Morality Rate: 117.23 deaths per 1,000 live births Life Expectancy: 50.49 years Total Fertility Rate: 5.43 children born per woman Family Planning/Contraceptives and Population Policies Stage of Demographic Transition Afghanistan is currently in stage 2 of the demographic transition. With a high CBR and rapidly declining CDR cause a very high NIR. Stage of Epidemiologic Transition Afghanistan is currently in stage 2 of the epidemiologic transition: Receding Pandemics. Literacy Definition: age 15 and over can read and write Total Population: 28.1% Male: 43.1% Female: 12.6% Education Expenditures: NA School Life Expectancy Total: 9 years Male: 11 years Female: 7 years Child Labor - Children Ages 5 to 14 Total number: 3,252,243 Percentage: 25% Health Expenditures: 9.6% of GPA Physicians Density: 0.19 physicians per 1,000 population Hospital Bed Density: 0.4 beds per 1,000 population Sanitation Facility Access Improved: Urban: 46.8% of population Rural: 23.4% of population Total: 29% of population Unimproved: Urban: 53.2% of population Rural: 76.6% of population Total: 71% of population Age Structure: 0-14 years: 42% (male 6,793,832/female 6,579,388) 15-24 years: 22.2% (male 3,600,264/female 3,464,781) 25-54 years: 29.4% (male 4,771,323/female 4,586,963) 55-64 years: 3.9% (male 603,197/female 622,539) 65 years and over: 2.5% (male 371,753/female 428,808) (2014 est.)
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Transcript: 13th-19th Centuries Other Religions 16th Century Born October 2nd, 1869 Joined National Congress in 1915 By 1920 he had taken leadership of congress Was arrested in 1942 with thousands of other members of congress after enacting the "Quit India" movement. Used nonviolence rather than violence to prove his points Fasting, peaceful protests. Assassinated on January 30th, 1948 by Hindu Extremist. India 1942 - Indian National Congress launched "Quit India" Demanded British withdrawal or face national disobedience In August of 1942 the Raj arrested thousands of Indian politicians, including Gandhi. Country erupted in violence, but was shutdown by British 1947 - After WWII Britain lacked resources and international support. Ended their rule in India. The Sikh religion is formed Along with the British, the Dutch and French establish trading posts in India The 7 Years War between European powers begins in India Only part of the Indian film industry Influences: Indian epics, western musicals and TV, folk theater, and Hollywood itself. Mainly musicals Tend to have song and dance to set the mood and can often be woven into the movies as a ‘dream state’ such as when characters are falling in love Arranged marriages: Dowries Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961--banned any form of dowries Women are beginning to have more of a right in who they marry and why they will marry them It is not just a joining of two people in marriage Beliefs Birth Ideas 560 BC - Siddhartha Guatama, or the Buddha, is born. 483 BC - Estimated death date 400 BC - Buddhism is formed Emperor Ashoka becomes ruler Helps spread teachings of the Buddha Culture Ancient History Marriage History Caste System Coming of Age Religions ceremonies In Hinduism, coming of age means a girl or boy knowing the responsibilities within the family Thread ceremony: the idea of sharing spiritual thinking Ritushuddhi: it is associated with a girl reaching maturity Marco Polo visits in 1288 East Indian Trading Company (EIC) formed in 15th century Formation brings European occupation & influence to India Practices Boys: Much more honored than girls Drum beat and conch shells are blown to celebrate the birth of a boy Overall success is expected from boys Girls: When girls are born, women hide their faces behind their veils and wail loudly Girls tend to cost more money Education--girls are considered less literate than boys; less success India's international profile rose Became founding member of League of Nations In 1919 the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre happened. General Dyer's men opened fire on unarmed men, women, and children. 379 dead, another 1,100 wounded. Dyer removed from duty, and was a step towards Indian freedom. Hinduism: About 80.5% of the population is Hindu Existence of an enduring soul or the idea of reincarnation "Good begets good and bad begets bad" Purpose of Life: Dharma--fulfilling one's purpose Artha--prosperity Kama--desires and enjoyment Moksha--enlightenment Nirvana: releasing the soul from the cycle of reincarnation; having no needs but being simply content 19th Century 20th Century and Indian Independence Islam (13.4%) Christianity (2.3%) Sikhism (1.9%) Buddhism (0.8%) Jainism (0.4%) Other (0.7%) Funeral: Believes a person achieving death has moved onto another level and it is the families duty to make their switch to the afterlife easier Like any other culture, they take a certain amount of time to mourn; it varies, days, weeks… Not allowed to eat certain things, dress in new clothing, attend religious functions Final Rite Cremation Ashes are scattered about a holy place—preferably a river Britain becomes the predominant power in India Following the ending of first Indian rebellion In 1861 the British population in India was around 125,000 Only 41,000 citizens, rest soldiers Queen Victoria becomes Empress in 1877 In 1885 the Indian National Congress is formed http://www.biography.com/people/mahatma-gandhi-9305898/videos/mahatma-gandhi-an-unpeaceful-end-2179183345 Family First Life of Buddha Mahatma Gandhi Indian History dates back over 500,00 years. 3000 BC - Indus River Valley civilization is formed. ~ 1500 BC - Distinct northern and southern cultures emerge Including key elements of Hinduism: Deities, caste system, the Vedas 1940s and End of British Raj Beginnings of India Bollywood: at a glance Religion Death Early 1920s Early European Influences o Brahmin (priest) o Kshatriya (warrior) o Vaishya (merchant) o Shudra (peasant) o Dalit (untouchable/outcasts)
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