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Global corporation

Create a hypothetical global corporation and answer the five basic questions that deal with production:

Where should production be located and should it be concentrated or dispersed?

What should be the long-term strategic role of foreign productions sites? Should the firm abandon a foreign site if factor costs change, or is there value to maintaining an operation at a given location even if economic conditions change?

Should the firm own foreign production or should production be outsourced?

How should a globally-dispersed supply chain be managed?

Should the firm manage the logistics or outsource their management?

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The response addresses the queries posted in 518 words with references.

//As per the directions, we will write about the management of global production, outsourcing and logistics of the MNC. Firstly, the location of production house and long term strategic role of production sites will be discussed. Then, the selection of foreign site will be explained.//

Holy Corporation operates in the electronics goods industry at global level by managing its diverse business operations in an integrated way. In order to manage the production and operations output at global level, the company should locate its production in the developing countries, such as China, India, Brazil, Malaysia, etc. It is due to this reason that these countries have educated and skilled work force accompanied by the availability of ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 518 words with references.