International Business Strategy: Entry of the Asian Latin-American Firm in the European Manufacturing Sector

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International Business Strategy: Asian Latin-American Firm Entry in Europe Manufacturing Sector Introduction The primary goal of this study is to examine the strategic goals of the Asian-Latin-American firm and it sentry into the European manufacturing sector and its goals in Research and Development and product development focused on becoming one of the top technological leaders in the industry. This firm hopes to use the technological knowledge gained from the investments in Europe to develop products and product processes in their home base and to use this to expand their exports to Europe and the U.S. This telecommunications device-manufacturing firm has an international joint venture with the leading German MNC in this industry. The German MNC is unhappy with the joint venture's performance due to what it holds as theft of intellectual property by it Asian/Latin American partner. Report on International Business Strategy. The industry in which the firm is situated must be identified and all of the primary industry-specific factors that may affect the selection of the Europe country. Institution and cultural factors affecting the selected industry and the industry-specific factors on organizational structure and control strategies must be identified. I. Future of EU Manufacturing Brandes, et al (2007) reports that there are at least five sets of primary drivers affecting the future of European manufacturing: (1) Globalization and international competition;

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