Global Marketing Research Organizations that conduct business in the global
marketplace must collaborate with stakeholders (suppliers, strategic partners, customers, communities, governments, etc…) in the environment, and must continuously scan the environment for competition. Marketing researchers are often tasked with conducting the due diligence for an organization that does business in the global environment. Marketing researchers may be tasked with identifying important stakeholders that can help the company increase efficiencies, for target marketing purposes, to minimize political and/or legal risks, etc. Marketing researchers may also be tasked with scanning the competitive environment to protect the companies market share.