Intel case study .pdf - During mid 2005 Intel had a situation where they were exploring different options to find a location suitable for its next

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During mid 2005 Intel had a situation where they were exploring different options to find a location suitable for its next assembly and test plant. After several analysis they short listed possible countries such as China. India, Thailand and Vietnam for the location purpose. Each area has its own advantages and risk in relation to government, infrastructure, labour, tax and others. The general manager has the obligation to report the directors on the best recommendation of location. Thus, for this purpose he must weigh all these factors as well as Intel s requirements for its new plant. Analysis The main few problem they were looking at are cost factor and the competitors. This made them short list and remove many of their options. From each short-listed country, they had their own pros and cons. China being the best place attracted by many multinationals and known for its low-cost factor. When talking about china Intel already had two plants in there and the that period china was a country which was rapidly growing on its business factors. The barriers mainly being tariffs, restriction to
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