In Discussion Forum 1, post your response to the following discussion questions. Reply to at least two classmates’ responses by the date indicated in the Course Calendar.

Why should a U.S.-based company be concerned if an earthquake, tsunami, or nuclear power plant accident occurs in Japan?

With rapid changes in technology, the boundaries of industries are being redefined. What industry is the company Google in? Who are Google’s main competitors today and where might new competition come from?