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12 Post Street
Houston Texas 77000
(713) 555-9781

September 18, 2012

M-Global, Inc.
12 Post Street
Houston TX 79224

ATTENTION: Mr. Wilkinson, CEO

INDIA STUDY
HCC 200 COLLEGE DRIVE
WELDON, NC 27890

Introductory Summary You recently asked me to investigate India for the possibility of opening a branch overseas. I have researched India and came to the conclusion that it would be a great location to open a branch of the M-Global Corporation. There are many reasons why outsourcing to India is good for our business. This report presents the reasoning behind my decision.

Economy Since the early 90’s India has opened its economy, and allows foreign investment in most industries. Over the last 25 years the Indian economy has had an annual 6% GDP growth. This is only second behind China. Starting as one of the least developed countries, India has emerged as a global player in many industries. India has no barriers to the entry of foreigners, and it is easy to get a visa to enter the country. However, due to historical enmity, entry from Pakistan is monitored, and can create hassles for a western traveler.

Beliefs Most Indians enjoy good conversation. They sometimes ask questions which can be seen as too personal and intrusive. However, most of the time they are just trying to be friendly. Indians seldom express their disagreement in a direct manner. Open disagreement can be seen as hostile or aggressive. Indians are open to just about any topics of conversation. Although Indians are tolerant people, and are accepting of religious differences it is advisable to avoid discussing religious beliefs. Just as in America it is advisable to prefix the name with a Mr, Mrs., Miss or their professional title when addressing someone. Hospitality is a key value in Indian Culture, and the guest is considered the equivalent to a god.…...

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