Over the past two decades, the economy has increasingly become global in nature. Companies have consistently been able to generate more income from overseas operations. If fact, companies such as General Electric, 3M, and Caterpillar are earning more than half of their annual revenues from overseas operations.
For this Discussion, imagine the following scenario:
You are the director of new business development for your company, and your vice president wants to expand into new markets overseas. Your company’s core competency is in the area of constructing, staffing, and operating customer call centers. Your VP reasons that since the cost of labor is cheaper overseas, the company will automatically generate a higher rate of return by investing overseas.
Post by Day 3:
Your reactions to the following questions and concerns: