Assignment 4: Tata Motors and the Fiat Auto: Joining Forces
Based on the Chapter 9 case “Tata Motors and the Fiat Auto: Joining Forces,” write a four to five (4-5) page paper that addresses the following: Explain the business opportunity in India. Based on your understanding of the case, explain if Fiat can benefit from a partner and provide your rationale. Discuss whether Fiat and Tata can make good partners and provide at least two examples supporting your position. Discuss possible challenges that could affect the partnership long term. Evaluate the business case for a joint venture strategy and support your rationale. Make recommendations for the alliance to be successful.
The format of the paper is to be as follows: Typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one-inch margins on all sides, APA format. Use headers for each of the subjects being covered, followed by your response. In addition to the four to five (4-5) pages required, a title page is to be included. The title page is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the instructor’s name, the course title, and the date.
Note: You will be graded on the quality of your answers, the logic/organization of the report, your language skills, and your writing skills.