Benefits and disadvantages of Foreign Direct Investment by Multi-National Corporations
Critically evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of Foreign Direct Investment by Multi-National Corporations, from the perspective of developing nations.
What controls on FDI investment should home and host country Governments seek to apply to MNC’s?
2) Should MNC’s simply follow the employment, environmental and taxation legislation in a host country or should they aim for higher ‘ethical’ standards?
3) How could host country Governments seek to control MNC’s behaviour in host countries?
4) How could home country Governments seek to control MNC’s moving their operations, including their headquarters, overseas?
4) Should be developed and developing countries seek to control the ability of MNC’s to close their operations in one nation simply to move it to another?
5) What have been the positive and negative effects of globalisation on developed and developing nations?