You are working in a company that is considering investing in a foreign country. You were asked by management to evaluate the attractiveness of foreign countries in terms of return to FDI and ease of doing business. A colleague mentioned a potentially useful tool called the "FDI Confidence Index" and an index on Ease of Doing Business. Find the top 25 countries in terms of FDI attractiveness. Then pick one country and prepare a short report on the country's FDI environment, regulations and ease of doing business. Your report should be a maximum of 1 page, double-spaced, Word or PDF document. However, you can have unlimited number of exhibits that should be put in an Appendix in the same file.
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FDI in Singapore
Singapore stands at 9th position in the FDI Confidence Index. Singapore has come a long way from being a poor developing country to one of the richest countries in the world today. The notable characteristic of Singaporean economy is its exceptionally high degree of economic openness and internationalization (Park, n.d). Singapore is dependent on foreign trade and foreign capital. Foreign direct investment (FDI) has particularly played an important role in growth and economic ...
Details of why Singapore is an attractive destination for FDI
Cultural and Geographical Factors Impacting Autozone
Autozone, an auto parts retailer is going international, research greenfield investments as a mode of entry for both countries (Brazil & Singapore) in a 5-to-6. This report is to include a table that summarizes the pros/cons of the mode, the risks it may present to your chosen company in both countries.
Identify three (3) cultural and/or geographical factors will have an impact on Autozone's operations. Then address how those factors impact the HR function. Pay particular attention to:
1. Staffing and recruiting for the new organization;
2. Training and compensation at the new organization;
3. Expatriate policies at the new organization. Please include references.