There are soooo many things to take into account that its simpler to go with the flow and go where everyone else is. It takes a lot to change from say: China, India to Mexico... the conditions could/might be better but everyone will doubt it, at least at first.
Maybe companies choose to not even ask the question of it's better or not, and avoid stakeholders from doubting their decision.
The same thing applies to many of us who thought that Africa is a country. The shit you are talking about is not just the examples you have sited but the same pressure and concern runs through the heart of multi-Millions of people across the globe
Hi Porchale unfortunately the media can influence on people's mind more than we can imagine, yesterday i had a dinner with the secretary of tourism and he's point of view is the economy is affected, it's always feasible to show the difference between reality and perception when people is willing to travel and see it with their own eyes
I have friends that moved to Canada after sept 11, they still don't want to come back to the US
I have been actually. I thouhgt it was funny when I read a book and some commentary was made about how residents of South & Central America were afraid to come to NY due to the 9/11 atacks and all of the heightened security concenrs. Imagine that shift?
Do you know, some of the best doctors in the world to perform open heart surgery are from Mexico ?
In regards to the electronic industry, I strongly recommend that you take a better look at it's been designed and manufactured in Mexico
Hi, I work in Mexico in a design center for communication devices. Just like my company there are about 500 in Tijuana Mexico, please give yourself the opportunity to learn about what Mexico is exporting to the wold and why Mexico export more than all LA together
EBN Dialogue enables and encourages you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Not only editors and journalists, but the entire EBN community is able to comment and ask questions. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats.
Thailand Stages a Comeback Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Microsoft Surface: Potential Winners & Losers What are the implications for the electronics industry supply chain of Microsoft Corp.'s decision to launch its own tablet PC? Join industry veteran and EE Times' systems and OEM expert Rick Merritt on Tuesday, July 3, at 12:00 pm EDT for a Live Chat on this subject.
Join EBN contributor Jennifer Baljko on Thursday August 23, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a live chat on how electronic manufacturers in Thailand have shored up their supply chain to reduce the impact of future natural disasters.
Peter Drucker famously said "Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window." Yet in the razor's-edge world of electronics—with a lean supply chain and just-in-time demands—the need to know the future is vital.
While no one really can accurately predict the future, we can take guidance from another Drucker saying which is the best way to predict the future is to create it.
You've heard the saying "the No. 1 supply chain risk is your people." That hasn't always been the case. But today's complex global supply chain requires a new type of multitalented employee. It's one who understands, finance, marketing, economics, is savvy with technology, graceful with relationships and can think analytically.
Where are these people? Are universities properly preparing the next generation supply chain professionals? How do train your existing workforce for these new, demanding positions?
Brian Fuller, editor-in-chief of EBN, will lead a 60-minute Avnet Velocity panel discussion that will ask and answer these and other questions swirling around today's supply-chain talent challenges.