Describe key political and historical events that have shaped this country to the point it is today
With this assignment you are a country representative from ___________. Again, you are representing this country, not a company. The task of this assignment is to prepare a formal paper/report to a Global Fortune 500 company. (https://fortune.com/global500/) Please disclose to your instructor the company of which the report will be directed at the beginning of the next class period. Countries excluded from this assignment are Canada, The United States, Mexico and China. Throughout this paper, sections should have a form of content/reference/reasoning to why this Fortune Global 500 company should begin a greenfield FDI project in (your country). This paper is a ‘pitch’ for business! The scenario could be thought of as a worldwide competition as to why (your chosen country) is better than _____________. Stapled single-spaced formal report to include the following topics: Executive Summary- (1/2 page) Summary of your paper listing the key points. Company Overview- (3/4 page) This section will detail your Fortune Global 500 Company History Overview- (1-2 pages) Describe key political and historical events that have shaped this country to the point it is today. What significant events have occurred? How/when did the current political system come to power? What form of government is currently in power? How has the stability or instability of the government affected domestic and international business environment(s) of this country? Context- (7-8 pages) Beyond historical setting, describe and analyze contextual factors that Influence this country. Examples include: demographics, society profile, government rule, education, population health, economics, infrastructure, world relations/ships, trading partners, monetary system, wealth differentials, communities, religion(s) and domestic/international influencers. Economic Performance- (3-4 pages) Describe and analyze the performance of this economy over the past several years. (“Several years” may be defined in many ways, but it is suggested the past 5-15 years as a rough timeline.) Key economic performance indicators include: growth in GNP/GDP, inflation, employment, etc. Future- (1-2 pages) Based on what you have researched with the above areas, what do you predict as the future economic and business potential for this country? Make your argument for why an international company could or should invest in this country at this time. Analyze strengths and weaknesses of the country as well as opportunities and threats of doing business there.