Based on these theory, we study HuaWei's motivation to expand globally and identify a range of reasons, including tapping new growth markets, securing natural resources, acquiring advanced technologies and management skills, avoiding intensive domestic competition, improving productivity, receiving overseas funding, and etc. In Figure 1, we illustrate these factors by their importance to the company. And three most important factors are discussed in detail in the following.
Stephanie Condon is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Portland, Oregon, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously covered politics for , as well as the intersection of technology and politics for CNET. Stephanie graduated with a . in communication from Stanford University.