Outsourcing vs. foreign direct investment (fdi)

Outsourcing Vs. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Given that outsourcing is a viable alternative to Foreign Direct Investment(FDI), what issues should be considered before a firm decides between the two? Provide advantages or disadvantages for each. Then, for a business of your choice, explain which country may be appropriate for foreign direct investment and which country might be better for outsourcing. Explain your reasons. (Approximate length 200 –  250 words).