Please note that the country may change from year to year, so verify focal country at the beginning of the semester!
- Read the current Global Competitiveness Report: Chapter 1.1 Competitiveness Index
at www.weforum.org/gcr. Define/discuss the twelve pillars of competitiveness.
- Read the assigned Country/Economy Profile.
a. Generate a country SWOT.
b. Use GCR criteria to indicate strengths.
c. Use the 25th percentile to indicate weaknesses:
Indicators ranked below the 25th percentile are weaknesses.
d. Use general information to indicate opportunities and threats, at least 3 per cell.
e. Generate at least 1 strategy per cell.
- Indicate how the countryâ€™s competitive positioning affects a firmâ€™s organizational-level strategies.