International Division Of A Multinational Corporation Essay

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Paraguay I have just been hired in the international division of a multinational corporation that makes consumer goods to become an expert on Paraguay. My first assignment is to prepare a report on Paraguay to consider if we should build a manufacturing plant to produce a consumer good there. From the research I gathered, Paraguay would not be a recommended country to build a manufacturing factory due to their social, political, and economic factors. Education in Paraguay has not always obtained recognition. There are three education system levels which include primary, secondary, and tertiary. Primary school is from first to sixth, the child starts at the age of seven and ends at fourteen. Education is only mandatory until the age of fourteen. Those who move on will attend grades seventh through ninth. Secondary school goes from tenth to twelfth and tertiary is for higher education. There are only 12 tertiary schools spread throughout the country. Children living in rural areas do not have the same opportunities as those who live in wealthier parts of the country, “As a result 10% to 15% of them are still illiterate.” (Foreign Credits. "Education System in Paraguay." Paraguay Education System.) Paraguay’s education system would not give our workers enough opportunities especially if it is only mandatory to attend school up until sixth grade. This would be bad for the corporation because chances are majority of our workers can possibly be illiterate if education is…

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