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STUDY OUTLINE FOR CHAPTER 8 LOCATION PLANNING AND ANALYSIS 1. What are the primary reasons for the importance of location decisions in production system design? 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 2. What are the typical objectives in location decisions? 3. What four options are generally available in location decisions? 1) 2) 3) 4) 8-1
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4. What are steps in the general procedure for making location decisions? 1) 2) 3) 4) 5. What are the primary regional factors in location decisions? 6. What are the primary community factors in location decisions? 8-2
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7. What are the primary site-related considerations in location decisions? 8. Briefly explain the benefit of each of these multiple-plant strategies. 1) Product plant 2) Market area plant
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Unformatted text preview: 3) Process plant 9. In what general ways are service location decisions different than manufacturing location decisions? 8-3 10. What is a microfactory? 11. Name the two key factors that have made globalization attractive for business organizations. 1) 2) 12. List some benefits of globalizing operations: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 13. List some disadvantages of globalizing operations; 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 8-4 14. List some risks of globalizing operating: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 15. Briefly describe each of these techniques that are used to evaluate location decisions: Cost-profit-volume analysis transportation method factor rating center of gravity method 8-5...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course MGT 311 taught by Professor Kanov during the Spring '08 term at Central Saint Martins.

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