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Mexico

  • John E. Spillan
  • Nicholas Virzi
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Abstract

Mexico is a large country that has been involved in world trade and globalization with many countries. It has a large population and an essentially, for the most part, an educated workforce that can do both knowledge worker tasks and industrial tasks. Over the last two decades the world has witnessed Mexico’s ability to become a destination of outsourced work for countries of the world. Because it can provide a low-cost labor force, it has become attractive to especially the United States. Mexico’s participation in the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA has put it on stage as a major player in World Trade arena. Mexico has had some major challenges managing its finances over the years. Additionally, it struggles with the organized crime and drug trade has created an environment of fear among some countries of the world. This has had an impact on its ability to attract some major companies to its land. Nevertheless, Mexico is a big country with lots of potential and if managed properly good prospects for the future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. Spillan
    • 1
  • Nicholas Virzi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North Carolina at PembrokePinehurstUSA
  2. 2.Universidad Pontificia de SalamancaSanta Catarina PinulaGuatemala

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