1. Using the lessons learned from the GE and Ecomagination case; write a short essay supporting GE’s contention that “Solving Environmental Problems is Good Business.” 2. Compare and contrast
Prahalad’s thesis: “Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid” vs. Kamani’s thesis that it is all a “Mirage at the Base of the Pyramid.” Who do you side with? Briefly explain your answers. 3. Compare and
contrast the following economic perspective vis-à-vis globalization: Race to the Bottom and Golden Straightjacket. Which perspective do you side with? Briefly explain your answer. 4. Compare and
contrast the following political-institutional perspective vis-à-vis globalization: Washington Consensus vs. Institutions of Change. Which perspective do you side with? Briefly explain your answer.