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International Construction
A paper on the factors affecting national competitiveness in international construction.
# 62409 | 8,767 words | 16 sources | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Nov 24, 2005 in Business (Industries) , Business (International)

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This study investigates the factors causing success for international construction companies from nations such as the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, South Korea and France. The paper looks at the opportunities created for these companies as third world nations seek to build better infrastructures and attempts to predict what will be needed for the continued success of these companies.

Table of Contents
Factors that Contribute to Competitiveness (Literature Review)
Influence of a World Power
Bellwether for the European Experience
Financing and "Third World" Projects
Effect of Corruption on International Contracting
Some Conceptual Models for International Competitiveness
Change in Emphasis from Market Share to Profitability (Results)
Recent Initiatives of Individual Nations
Recent Conditions in the International Marketplace
Major Projects, Major Players
Best markets: Predictions
Problematical markets
The Size, Shape and Progress of the Global Construction Industry
Scrap Market Share, Seek Profits (Recommendations)
Works Cited
Appendix:A brief raft of global construction market notes from NAP

From the Paper:

"As we can see competitiveness is affected by a broad range of factors, exchange rates, labor costs, economic conditions, technology. These are just a few examples, they are many others. Nevertheless they can all be divided into tangible and intangible factors. To give a brief idea, tangible factors include unit labor costs, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country, cost of raw materials etc. Intangible factors consists of labor skills, technology etc."

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