. You are the CEO of a company that has to choose between making a

 

$100 million investment in Russia or Poland. Both investments promise

 

the same long-run return, so your choice is driven by risk considerations.

 

Assess the various risks of doing business in each of these nations.

 

Which investment would you favor and why?

 

 Read the Management Focus “Did Walmart Violate the Foreign Corrupt

 

Practices Act?” What is your opinion? If you think it did, what do you

 

think the consequences will be for Walmart?