Assignment 3: 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, click here 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.
By Wednesday, May 13, 2015, deliver your assignment to the M1: Assignment 3 Dropbox.
Schwab, K. (2012). The Global Competitiveness Report 2012–2013. World Economic Forum Retrieved from:
|Assignment 3 Grading Criteria|
Provided comparison highlighting similarities and differences between the competitiveness of two countries, one Asian and one African.
Explained the link between competitiveness and FDI in these countries.
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.