Globalization Threatens Canadas Auto Industry: Implications for the Economy and Society Case Solution

For many decades, the auto industry has played an important role in Canada’s economy. A large proportion of jobs in Canada depends on the automotive industry, both directly and indirectly. However, in 2005, Canada is facing serious threats of globalization. Analysts argued that, in the future, the number of jobs in the auto industry in Canada depends on the international competitiveness of Canadian plants. To further increase wages increase production costs in Canada so far above levels in Mexico, China and other emerging countries, publishers are moving production to low-cost countries. Meanwhile, the Big Three have lost market share to non-unionized competitors, especially Toyota and Honda.
by
David W. Conklin,
Danielle Cadieux
Source: Ivey Publishing
12 pages.
Date Posted: January 13, 2006. Prod #: 906M08-PDF-ENG
Globalization threatens the automotive industry in Canada: Implications for the economy and society case solution

Globalization Threatens Canadas Auto Industry: Implications for the Economy and Society Case Solution
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