Global Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
Every country around the globe is competing for investments by multinational companies. However, before investing in a new facility overseas, each company takes a multitude of factors into account.
First go to http://www.weforum.org/issues/global-competitiveness to review the latest Global Competitiveness Report from World Economic Forum.
Next, do the following:
- Select one Asian and one African country.
- Compare and contrast their global business competitiveness.
- Explain how their global business competitiveness (examples may include: institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, health and primary education, higher education and training, goods-market efficiency, labor-market efficiency, financial-market development, technological readiness, market size, business sophistication, innovation) affects FDI in these countries.
Write a three-to-four-page paper in Word format. Utilize at least two scholarly sources in your research. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
Make sure you write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M1_A3.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M1_A3.doc.