INDIA
STRATEGY FORMULATION & IMPLEMENTATION
 
 
 
 
 

S.W.O.T. Analysis For Doing Business In India:

STRENGTHS

a.)  Massive Labor Pool
India has massive amounts of labor that are ready for work.  Educating and training would be inexpensive and highly motivational.
b.)  Labor Pool Has Good Work Ethic
Close relations with their family, along with the need to prove their worth to management inspires an excellent work ethic in the average Indian citizen.
c.)  Relatively Little Competition
Low literacy rates and generally unattractive business and economic conditions of India makes it a less than popular place for businesses to establish themselves.
d.)  Growing Economy
While the economy is currently little known and relatively unattractive, it is improving, and will pick up speed soon.

WEAKNESSES

a.)  Labor Pool Largely Uneducated
Both an advantage and disadvantage, an uneducated work force means higher expenses in training them.
b.)  Competition Present Is Fierce
While little competition is likely to flux into the Indian economy at present, the businesses that are there are heavily competitive, most having family connections in the Indian government.
c.)  Economic Growth Attracts Competitors
Economic growth attracts competition and the Indian economy will begrowing.  Waiting too long could prove a disastrous move for businesses.

OPPORTUNITIES

a.)  Enter Market Easily With Low-Tech Businesses
Low-tech businesses mean less competition when facing high-tech, efficient businesses.  New strategies and technologies give trendy businesses the edge.
b.)  Low Cost of Business Overhead
Low labor, construction and other costs give businesses in India and advantage over their competitors in more industrialized countries.
c.)  Government Incentives For Bringing Business To India
The Indian government is known to give incentiove for foreign businesses to bring their business to India.  Lower tax rates, favorable trading conditions and favors are all counted among the benefits.

THREATS

a.)  High-Tech Businesses May Educate Labor Pool
High-tech businesses already there and those that are entering the market now will continue to increase the education level of Indian workers.  This will cause labor prices to rise, along with benefits and associated expenses.
b.)  More Business Drives Overhead Costs Higher
High-tech businesses already there and those that are entering the market now will continue to increase the education level of Indian workers.  This will cause labor prices to rise, along with benefits and associated expenses.
c.)  Must Move Quickly Before Incentives Cease
The longer a business waits to enter the Indian market, the more they lose out on the inherent advantages and opportunities the Indian economy now offers.