IB - new global centre
International Baccalaureate sets up new global centre in The Hague, The Netherlands - the two sides of a relocation
Read the article International Baccalaureate sets up new global centre in The Hague, The Netherlands (you can do this in the window below or follow the previous link to read the article in a separate window) which outlines the IB's move from Cardiff in the UK to the Hague in the Netherlands.
Any relocation of a firm is likely to generate both positive and negative reactions.
Read the following articles and reflect on the questions below.
- What are the likely forces that are encouraging the IB organisation to relocate its UK headquarters from Cardiff to The Hague?
- What are the implications for Cardiff of the planned move?
- What potential threats are facing the IB organisation as a consequence of the relocation?
- What are the advantages to the IB organisation of centralising all of its regional offices in one location?
Prepare a Force Field Analysis showing the driving and restraining forces related to the relocation of the IB organisation to The Hague.