This case offers the situation of an established multinational company opening a new production facility in costs rica with an american ex-pat in the key leadership role the case focuses on cultural issues, staffing development, and reward systems the protagonist must select among a set of approaches to overcoming the cultural challenges in order to influence performance and positively.
Us chipmaker intel (nasdaq: intc) is as committed as ever to latin america despite the announced shut down of its assembly and testing plant in costa rica, steve long, intel's director for latin america, told bnamericas intel confirmed on tuesday press rumors that by year-end it would shut down the plant that assembled and tested microprocessors, with the loss of 1,500 jobs, and relocate to asia - where the company is consolidating operations at three plants in malaysia, vietnam and china. If intel invests in costa rica, they can get exceptional tax incentive it includes import duties and corporation tax otherwise the others do not show special and concrete favor on government level it shows how costa rica wants to attract intel's investment brazil, chile, mexico satisfy the level of intel's need.
Costa rica (/ ˌ k ɒ s t ə ˈ r iː k ə / ( listen) spanish: [ˈkosta ˈrika] rich coast), officially the republic of costa rica (spanish: república de costa rica), is a country in central america, bordered by nicaragua to the north, the caribbean sea to the northeast, panama to the southeast, the pacific ocean to the southwest, and ecuador to the south of cocos island. Following the exit of intel the medical device industry is leading growth figures in the country's exports (ronald reyes/the tico times) the total value of costa rica’s exports fell by 175 percent during the first two months of this year compared to the same period of 2014, the foreign trade promotion office ( procomer ) reported this week. Latin american factory start-up building a cluster: electronics and information technology in costa rica, spanish version intels site selection decision in latin america intel’s site selection decision in latin america building a cluster: electronics and information technology in costa rica intel in costa rica: a success story hayco manufacturing ltd: staff welfare at the shenzhen factory.
Rica different from most other latin american nations, was consolidated during the years of the isi strategy, generating considerable economic growth and structural change during the 1960s and 1970s. Intel and costa rica: global expansion 23 recent semi-annual revenues of $1301 billion1 the core business of intel in microprocessors and chipsets for pcs and servers, falls under the in. Costa rica is among the latin america countries that have become popular destinations for medical tourism in 2006, costa rica received 150,000 foreigners that came for medical treatment costa rica is particularly attractive to americans due to geographic proximity, high quality of medical services, and lower medical costs.
Intel costa rica, microsoft costa rica and cisco costa rica, and suggests a number of avenues for future lads latin american design services lass latin american software services for instance, if intel was interested in setting up a high-level r&d lab there may not be enough phds in physics, sciences of the materials and electronics in. Componentes intel de costa rica, the costa rican unit of us chip manufacturer intel, began operations in march 1998 it is home to intel's only production site in latin america its employees are.
Intel has always been keen to expand its market at global level, the decision regarding the business expansion in costa rica in 1996 had several challenges and issues in 1996, intel made an announcement to enter costa rica with an aim to develop us$ 300 million assembly and test plant in the costa rica. According to data from the un's international trade center (itc), a whopping 21 percent of costa rica's exports in 2013 were microprocessors in comparison, costa rica's two traditional exports, bananas and coffee (which dominated its trade in the pre-intel era) together accounted for barely 10 percent. The case is intended for use in an mba-level course on global management or an executive education program for middle managers the case highlights both the challenges and the opportunities for leading cultural integration from the middle of a large, global business.