Global competiveness

| January 27, 2015

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, click here to review the latest Global Competitiveness Report from World Economic Forum.

Next, do the following:

  1. Select one Asian and one African country.
  2. Compare and contrast their global business competitiveness.
  3. 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

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Insight Report Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum The Global Competitiveness Report 2013–2014 Full Data Edition Insight Report The Global Competitiveness Report 2013–2014 Professor Klaus Schwab World Economic Forum Editor Professor Xavier Sala-i-Martín Columbia University Chief Advisor of The Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network Full Data Edition The Global Competitiveness Report 2013–2014: Full Data Edition is published by the World Economic Forum within the framework of The Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network. Professor Klaus Schwab Executive Chairman Professor Xavier Sala-i-Martín Chief Advisor of The Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network Børge Brende Managing Director, Government Relations and Constituents Engagement THE GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS AND BENCHMARKING NETWORK Jennifer Blanke, Chief Economist, Head of The Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network Beñat Bilbao-Osorio, Associate Director, Senior Economist Ciara Browne, Associate Director Gemma Corrigan, Research Associate Roberto Crotti, Quantitative Economist Margareta Drzeniek Hanouz, Director, Lead Economist, Head of Competitiveness Research Thierry Geiger, Associate Director, Economist Tania Gutknecht, Community Manager Caroline Ko, Economist Cecilia Serin, Senior Associate We thank Hope Steele for her excellent editing work and Neil Weinberg for his superb graphic design and layout. We are grateful to Dimitri Kaskoutas and Edoardo Campanella for their invaluable research assistance. The terms country and nation as used in this Report do not in all cases refer to a territorial entity that is a state as understood by international law and practice. The terms cover well-defined, geographically self-contained economic areas that may not be states but for which statistical data are maintained on a separate and independent basis. World Economic Forum Geneva Copyright © 2013 by the World Economic Forum All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be…


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