Country Study

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Assume your company has decided to expand their US business into an international business. You have been asked by your company to research potential countries to determine which country they should expand their business to as their first overseas venture.


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Term Project MGT 4478: Managing in a Global Environment Troy University Section One; Country Study: Assume your company has decided to expand their US business into an international business. You have been asked by your company to research potential countries to determine which country they should expand their business to as their first overseas venture. Assignment Criteria: A. Introduction a. Pick a real organization to use as your template organization for this project. The organization can be a large multinational organization, a large domestic organization, a small organization, or your current (or previous) employer. State whether your organization will be selling a product (state product type), selling a service (state service), or set-up a manufacturing facility (state type of manufacturing). b. Research and determine a country that you would recommend to your CEO for international expansion. State the name of the country you will be recommending for international expansion. B. Perform a country study to help determine the any potential issues, costs, and the benefits of doing business in a particular country. At the end of your study, write a brief summary (250 words or more) that concludes your findings highlighting some of the challenges, benefits, costs, etc associated with entering this country. Below is a list of the environmental factors you need to study and discuss in your study. Economic/Geographic: • • • • GDP o GDP –real growth rate o GDP – per capita Labor o By occupation Total Exports o Exports – commodities o Exports - partners Total Imports o Import – commodities o Import - partners • • • Infrastructure – physical (transportation) & informational (communication) Unemployment Industries o Industries growth rate Geographic: • • • • • • Natural resources Access to resources and raw materials Climate Land use Current environmental issues Natural Hazards Political-Legal: • • • • • • • Type of government Political stability Foreign investment and approval procedures Regulatory requirements Labor and employment laws Governmental assistance programs for foreign businesses Tax laws and applicable treaties Under External Links in our course I have provided you with a link to the CIA factbook, this is a great resource to find out many of the above facts about a country. I do require that you use at least two additional sources to complete this assignment. PLEASE remember to cite all your sources; proper citation of your sources is a requirement for this course. This assignment is to be a minimum of 2 - 4 pages typed, font 12, double-spaced. ...
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dr.miller
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Target Corporation
Introduction
Target Corporation is among the top retailing companies located in the U.S. The firm will
engage in the sale of products in India and follow similar management of supply chain that is in
the United States. At the moment, Target Corporation operates in over 1800 stores situated in the
United States. Additionally, the firm has subsidiaries in Australia and Canada. My
recommendation would be for Target Corporation to venture into the Indian market since the
country is second in the world in terms of population. Furthermore, India is currently among the
leading growing economies. The competing firms also have the intentions of entering the market
but in vain due to the government tie-ups. Target Corporation can capitalize on their delay and
set itself up to gain a competitive edge. The large size of the market is capable of providing a
profitable business environment for Target Corporation and Wal-Mart. However, Target
Corporation ought to venture into the market before Wal-Mart since its brand is less popular.
India's GDP is $1.8 ...

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