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From Competition at Home to Competing Abroad

The Case of Indian Horticulture

by World Bank

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL7394956M
ISBN 100195685938
ISBN 109780195685930

Drawing on my study of ten nations and the detailed histories of over one hundred industries, I will present in Part I a theory of the competitive advantage of nations in particular fields. These firms have to work hard to satisfy their domestic buyers. Although Walmart tends to be viewed as an American retailer, the firm earns more than one-quarter of its revenues outside the United States. In big, emerging markets such as China and India, Coke has lowered price points, reduced costs by localizing inputs and modernizing bottling operations, and upgraded logistics and distribution, especially rurally.

Bad relationships can increase administrative distance, however. By the start ofthere were approximately 3, KFCs spread across Chinese cites. American cigarette companies such as Philip Morris and R. He did not anticipate that some markets would react against globalization, especially against Western globalization. Research Officer and Economist Alexander Monge-Naranjo studied changes in education levels of workers and presented a picture of global workers who are rapidly catching up with their U.

While efforts to explain aggregate productivity growth in entire economies have illuminated the importance of the quality of a nation's human resources and the need for improving technology, an examination at this level must by necessity focus on very broad and general determinants that are not sufficiently complete and operational to guide company strategy or public policy. What debates do you hope your work will sustain or spark? These relationships often center on patented technology. The United States viewed both of these as allies in the struggle to contain Chinese influence and worked together with them to different degrees.


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Crises such as the September 11,terrorist attacks in the From Competition at Home to Competing Abroad book States, the ongoing conflict in Iraq and Pakistan, instability in the Korean peninsula, and the recent global financial crisis have made geopolitical uncertainty a key component of formulating a global strategy.

Gupta, Govindarajan, and Wangp. Some Asian automakers, for example, first entered the US market though exporting.

Finally, in Part IV, I will develop the implications of my theory for both company strategy and government policy, The book concludes with a chapter entitled "National Agendas," which illustrates how the theory can be used to identify some of the most important issues that will shape future economic progress in each of the nations I studied.

Executives at KFC saw China as an attractive country because chicken is a key element of Chinese diets. In contrast, workers in France, West Germany and Japan had a negligible share of workers who earned at least a college degree: less than 2 percent.

But nations have enjoyed rapidly rising living standards despite budget deficits Japan, Italy, and Koreaappreciating currencies Germany and Switzerlandand high interest rates Italy and Korea.

Some see national competitiveness as a macroeconomic phenomenon, driven by such variables as exchange rates, interest rates, and government deficits. He also underestimated the power of globalization to transform entire nations to actually embrace elements of global capitalism, as is happening in the former Soviet Union, China, and other parts of the world.

Two sets of semifinals will be held, both in French and in English.

The Value of Competition in the Classroom

Industry growth is therefore largely determined by population growth and product replacement. As a consequence, before deciding to enter a foreign country or continent, companies should carefully analyze the risks involved.

If inflation and interest rates were to increase in a particular country, this would make it more difficult for consumers to purchase new Kias. Is renewed Sino-American rivalry in the developing world inevitable, or are there lessons that Chinese and Americans can draw from the Cold War to mitigate confrontation?

Global companies are those that have a global market presence, supply-chain infrastructure, capital base, and corporate mind-set. English configuration. But surely most would agree that nations such as Germany and Japan, that have experienced sustained periods of a strong currency and upward pressure on foreign prices, have enjoyed remarkable gains in standard of living in the postwar period.

U.S. Workers Face Tougher Competition from Abroad

What we must understand instead is the determinants of productivity and the rate of productivity growth.

Executives who lead companies that do business in many different countries have From Competition at Home to Competing Abroad book take stock of these various dimensions and try to anticipate how the dimensions will affect their companies.

About 50 teams from around the world — including several from schools dedicated entirely to the study of international humanitarian law — will compete in the Jean-Pictet Competition. Administrative or Political Distance Administrative or political distance is created by differences in governmental laws, policies, and institutions, including international relationships between countries, treaties, and membership in international organizations see Chapter 11 "Appendix A: Global Trade: Doctrines and Regulation" for a brief summary.

Often the United States saw China as a key adversary when it had gained an edge over the Soviets in local struggles for the loyalties of the left. Productivity is the value of the output produced by a unit of labor or capital. Thus, cultural distance shapes preference and, ultimately, choice.

Meanwhile, there are very few suppliers of shoelaces, soles, eyelets, and other components in the United States because about 99 percent of the shoes purchased in the United States are imported, mostly from China.

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Looking across nations, the industries in which government has been most heavily involved have, for the most part, been unsuccessful in international terms. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. But when it comes to business, that assumption is not only incorrect; it is dangerous.

Moore and Rugman a ; see also Moore and Rugman b. USA Today.Chapter 1 Competing in a Global World. To most of us, globalization—as a political, economic, social, and technological force—appears all From Competition at Home to Competing Abroad book unstoppable.

The ever-faster flow of information across the globe has made people aware of the tastes, preferences, and lifestyles of citizens in other countries.

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