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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 are some supply chain considerations ? 1) 2) 4. What four options are generally available in location decisions? 1) 2) 3)
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4) 5. List some risks of globalizing operating: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 5.a. What are steps in the general procedure for making location decisions? 1) 2) 3) 4) 5.b. How can GIS be useful? 6. What are the primary regional factors in location decisions?
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7. What are the primary community factors in location decisions? 8. What are the primary site-related considerations in location decisions?
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Briefly explain the benefit of each of these multiple-plant strategies. 1) Product plant 2) Market area plant 3) Process plant 10. In what general ways are service location decisions different than manufacturing location decisions? 111. What is a microfactory? 12. Name the two key factors that have made globalization attractive for business organizations. 1) 2) 13. List some benefits of globalizing operations: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 14. List some disadvantages of globalizing operations; 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...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course OMIS 430 taught by Professor C.schnieder during the Spring '10 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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