please respond to both questions below using the reading or material required:
1)Perform an Internet search to identify at least two companies in different industries that have entered into outsourcing agreements with firms with specialized services. In addition, describe what value chain activities the companies have chosen to outsource. Do any of these outsourcing agreements seem likely to threaten any of the companies competitive capabilities?
Reading: Chapter 6: Strengthening a Company’s Competitive Position: Strategic Moves, Timing, and Scope of Operations
Book: John Gamble, Arthur A. Thompson, Margaret Ann Peteraf. (2018). Essentials of Strategic Management: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2018. (ISBN: 978-1259927638)
2)Now that you understand more about international management especially negotiating and strategy, Explain what traits and skills you currently possess that would aid your success as an International Manager.
Reading: Chapter 6: Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Decision Making
Book: Helen Deresky (2017). International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures, Text and Cases (9e). ISBN: 978-0-134-37604-2. Publisher: Pearson Higher Education; Copyright 2017