1) Your company plans to establish MNE manufacturing operations in the South Korea. You have been asked to conduct a cultural audit focusing on the leader behaviors of South Korea. The outcomes of your report will be employed for internal training for plant managers due to be reassigned to work with South Korean managers in some months. You already know that South Korea is a high-collectivism culture with a Confucian code of ethical behavior. What types of South Korean leader behaviors would you expect to comprise in your report? describe these in terms of interaction between the U.S. and Korean manager's and also interaction between Korean leader-followers.
2) Under what conditions is it ethically defensible to outsource production to the developing world where labor costs are lower when such actions as well comprise laying off long-term employees in the firm's home country?