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.

Due: Saturday September 9, 2017

Words: 500 words

 

Sources

  • Whetten, D., Rands, G., & Godfrey, P. (2006). What are the responsibilities of business to society?. In A. Pettigrew, H. Thomas & R. Whittington Handbook of strategy and management (pp. 373-403). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. Doi: 10.4135/9781848608313.n17
  • Schmitz, A. (Trans.). 2012. Governance and accountability.
  • Smith, H.J. (2003). The shareholders vs. stakeholders debate. Sloan Management Review, 44(4), 85-90. (UMUC Library)
  • Erbschloe, M. (2015). Corporate social responsibility. Research Starters: Business (Online Edition). (UMUC Library)

Case:

Propose a recent (within last 3 years) business ethics case that you are familiar with; alternatively search on the internet or among the following resources one business ethics case:

My Selected Case: The Public Cost of Low Wages Paid by the Fast-Food Industry

Website: http://business-ethics.com/2013/11/01/1613-the-public-costs-of-low-wages-paid-by-the-fast-food-industry/

Question:

Discuss this case using the following Corporate Social Responsibility approaches:

  • Stakeholder Theory
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Corporate Social Performance
  • Legal, Economic, Moral and Social responsibilities.

 

QUESTION 2

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 ( http://reports.weforum.org/global-competitiveness-report-2015-2016/ )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 pages 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.

 

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