WHY COMPANIES EXPAND: MOTIVATIONS AND BARRIERS (INFOGRAPHIC)
Based on The Economist’s report “Corporate Overseas Expansion: Opportunities and Barriers”, ROI Research on Investment has prepared an infographic that summarizes the main concerns that Senior Executives face when they are establishing operations in a foreign country.
- The driving motivations for overseas expansion
- How to identify potential locations
- What the main barriers and challenges are for overseas expansion
According to this report, socioeconomic circumstances in the target country represent a location concern for 23% of the respondents. Another key point in this infographic indicates that 45% of respondents rely for the most part on in-house resources during the expansion process.
The infographic below presents some of the highlights of the report.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Steven Jast led the growth of ROI Research On Investment from a staff of 2 to an international company with offices in 4 countries and a staff of over 60. To date, ROI Research On Investment has worked with over 300 clients from around the world. As president of ROI Research On Investment, Steven was a Finalist in the Ernst & Young International Entrepreneur of the Year Competition in 2008 and led ROI Research On Investment to its status as a Profit Hot 50 company. Steven has been published in numerous business publications, serves on several Boards and has been key note speaker at a variety of business and investment gatherings.
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