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Unformatted text preview: ideal facility location become a reality. This means companies that are currently located in an area that is not ideal for their business will have to expand internationally. But, there are examples of businesses already being located in the area that offers the most comparative advantage. These businesses can continue to do business as if nothing has changed. If they choose to expand, their comparative advantage should allow them to expand their business successfully. On the other hand, if they choose to continue to focus on the domestic market, I see no reason to believe that they wouldn't be able to survive. So, I guess my answer is no. I don't believe it is absolutely necessary for a firm to expand internationally to stay in business. I'm sure some of you disagree, so let's here what youve got to say....
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course MAN 372 taught by Professor Toops during the Spring '11 term at Edison State College.
- Spring '11