Journal 3

The closing case for Chapter 6 discusses the two emerging markets of Brazil and Mexico in terms of automobile production. Review the case and address the following:

  • If you were an executive working for an emergency automaker from China or India, assuming your firm has the ability to enter only one Latin American country for the time being, which country would you recommend: Brazil or Mexico?
  • Explain why and support your selection with specific reasons. In your response, you might include, but are not limited to, considerations such as transportation costs, legal systems, availability of qualified labor, etc.

 

  1. Guidelines for Submission:​ Your journal entry should be up to two paragraphs in length.

BUA 3345: International Business

Module 3 Journal: Automobile FDI in Brazil and Mexico Guidelines and Rubric

The closing case for Chapter 6 discusses the two emerging markets of Brazil and Mexico in terms of automobile production. Review the case and address the following:

● If you were an executive working for an emergency automaker from China or India, assuming your firm has the ability to enter only one Latin American country for the time being, which country would you recommend: Brazil or Mexico?

● Explain why and support your selection with specific reasons. In your response, you might include, but are not limited to, considerations such as transportation costs, legal systems, availability of qualified labor, etc.

Guidelines for Submission:​ Your journal entry should be up to two paragraphs in length.

Instructor Feedback:​ This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center.

Rubric Criteria Exemplary (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value

Recommendation

Recommends Brazil or Mexico for expanding automobile production business.

N/A Does not recommend Brazil or Mexico for expanding automobile production business.

10

Explanation

Explains reasoning with specific examples.

Explains reasoning, but lacks in detail or clarity.

Does not explain reasoning. 80

Mechanics

No grammar or spelling errors that distract the reader from the content. All sources used are cited using APA Style, 6th ed.

Minor errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. All sources used are cited using APA Style, 6th ed.

Major errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content and/or errors made in citing sources using APA Style, 6th ed.

10

Total = 100%