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Assignment 3: Global Competitiveness and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
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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:

  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.

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 Week 1, Day 7, deliver your assignment to the M1: Assignment 3 Dropbox.

The Global Competitiveness Report 2015–2016. World Economic Forum Retrieved from: 

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