Imagine that you work for a custom-bicycle company that has thus far only manufactured in the United States. You’re under pressure to reduce costs. What options would you explore? Would you consider sourcing some of the components from countries with lower material costs? Would you consider outsourcing some of the manufacturing? Would you set up a subsidiary in a country with lower labor and material costs to handle the manufacturing? Explain the advantages or disadvantages of these options. Provide your evaluation in a three-page paper.
Requirements for all papers:
- All papers must be grammatically correct utilizing APA guidelines, 6th edition.
- Writing word-for-word out of any book is plagiarism and will not be accepted for credit. Using another student’s work is plagiarism and will not be accepted for credit.
- Students will need more than just the text to write these papers. Please refer to the list of references and the Baker College library. At least one scholarly resource is required, in addition to our text, to support your papers.
- Each paper shall include a cover page, reference page, running head, introduction, body and conclusion.