07 BUS 444 Chap 7

Large pool of skilled workers b large network of

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Unformatted text preview: ftware services industry extremely competitive on a global scale except A. Large pool of skilled workers B. Large network of public and private educational institutions C. Tax and antitrust legislation that protect the dominant players in the industry D. Large, growing market and sophisticated customers 7-15 QUESTION All of the factors below have made India's software services industry extremely competitive on a global scale except A. Large pool of skilled workers B. Large network of public and private educational institutions C. Tax and antitrust legislation that protect the dominant players in the industry D. Large, growing market and sophisticated customers 7-16 A Company’s Motivation for International Expansion • Increase the size of potential markets • Attain economies of scale • Taking advantage of arbitrage opportunities • Extend the life cycle of a product • Optimize the physical location for every activity in its value chain 7-17 International Country Risk Ratings 7-18 Potential Risks of International Expansion • Political and economic risk Social unrest Military turmoil Demonstrations Violent conflicts and terrorism Laws and their enforcement 7-19 Example: Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index • The 2008 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) reveals the most corrupt countries in the world • The scores range from ten (squeaky clean) to zero (highly corrupt). • The five most corrupt coun...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2014 for the course BUS 444 taught by Professor Lynn during the Spring '11 term at Keuka.

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