Accentuate the place of Google and the business environment in China

Case Analysis—Google in China

Governments play an important role in business decisions and business operations. The case study in this assignment provides a fascinating view of the business environment in China.

Read the following case study:

  • Baron, D. P. (2006, November 15). Google in China. Harvard Business School. HBS Number: P54.

Analyze the case. In your case analysis, address the following questions:

  1. What is the basic situation described in the case? Summarize the Google experience.
  2. What other companies are described in the case as having had to deal with Chinese censorship. What is your opinion of their actions?
  3. What seems to be the policy of Chinese censorship?
  4. What are some U.S. congressional initiatives related to Chinese censorship? Do you support those initiatives?
  5. Did Google make the right choice? What were the different opinions expressed in the case regarding the Google choice? Form an argument.

Submit your work in a 3-page Word document. Apply current APA standards for writing style to your work. All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.