Discussion #1: Strategies for Competing Internationally
Harley-Davidson has chosen to compete in various country markets in Europe and Asia using an export strategy. Go to the Investor Relations section at www.harley-davidson.com and read the sections of its latest annual report related to its international operations. Conduct additional outside research on the topic.
Why does it seem that the company has avoided developing production facilities outside the United States?
Which strategic option from your reading for entering foreign markets has HD adopted?
Why do you think they have adopted this strategy?
Be sure to post your research references in APA format. After reviewing your classmate’s postings, respond applying the following criteria.
Was their posting about clearly supported? Why or why not? If so, what did you particularly find interesting in their posting? If not, what would you add to enhance their posting?
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