Case Study: Global Competitiveness And Foreign Direct Investment
Global competitiveness assesses a countries productivity and return on investments by using a number of benchmark measurements. The different measurements expose opportunities for Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) from outside countries or entities (Hill, 2009). As organizations see opportunities to in other countries to invest and increase productivity for their firm and the country it can operate in, FDI becomes mutually beneficial. The following case study will cover the 12 pillars of competitiveness in accordance to the 2014-2015 Global competitiveness report. In the report, a comparison and contrast between Rwanda and Japan will identify opportunities for FDI.
The Global Competitiveness report polls 144 economies and generates a competitive index ranking for each economy. The Global Competitive Index is composed by 12 pillars with are set up by categories. Its first sub index includes basic requirements that measure institutions and is built by four pillars. The four pillars include infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, and health and primary education. The basic requirements determine the factor driven section of the economies. The second sub index measures …show more content…
The majority of the deaths involved members of the Tutsi tribe who were murdered by members of Hutu (Ulrich & Thomas, 2014). The writer personally has heard Rwanda genocide survivors express how immediate family members were raped and murdered. The genocide separated many families and many survivors have not returned to their countries and were forced to a new life. After the genocide and political structure, the country has set plans to build its economy once again. According to Ulrich & Thomas (2014), Rwanda’s density is the greatest among other countries in Africa with over 10.6 million in