1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write a problem statement for your work or research project (6
– 8 sentences). View the accompanying two Power Point presentations
on details of how to write this assignment.
3. Write four questions
beginning with “What” when discussing the problem to be solved
or addressed in your work or research, and then answer them. The
question does not have to come directly from the listening exercise.
Example: What factor has contributed to the fall in Taiwan’s
global competitiveness ranking in the IMD World Competitiveness
Answer: The IMD Competitiveness Simulations neglect interactions
among related factors.
Example: What aspect of this field of research are you most concerned
Answer: The obstacles that local economists face in developing
competitive marketing strategies that parallel those of multinational
corporations in Taiwan