Instructions: Answer each discussion question with a reference included
Discussion Question 1
Discuss the scaling issues you might face in planning your facility? Should outsourcing part or all of the process? Are there any advantages in vertical integration opportunities?
Discussion Question 2
Should you be considering purchasing existing facilities or resources locally for your business, or should you be looking to do greenfield development? In your situation what are the advantages or disadvantages?
Discussion Question 3
Based on the lecture , what issues might you face in staffing relative to the following:
- Expatriate or Repatriate staff or leadership
- Skill set inventory locally
- Cost of labor
- Employee development
The product and service I am offering is Hospitality and Accommodation Services in the Dominican Republic.Must relate to the response to the question.
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