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Reinventing the Supply Chain Life Cycle, Student Workbook by Stephen B. LeGrand, Marc J. Schniederjans

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21. Novelette: So You Want to Build a Plant in a Foreign Country

Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, you should be able to

• Explain the role some governments play in manipulating business organizations.

• Explain the role CEOs and supply chain executives are expected to perform in global expansion projects.

• Explain the roles supply chain executives play in building facilities in a foreign location.

• Explain the roles foreign nationals play in doing business with foreign firms seeking entrance into their country.

Points of Further Interest

• This case study illustrates how governments in foreign countries use legislation to achieve their own ends.

• This case also shows how a firm can turn a negative (incurring the cost of a ...

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