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Engineering Management I I Minor Activity Report 5 1. What are the major factors that firms consider when choosing a country in which to locate? When it comes to locating firms major things have to be considered such as where you locate your company, head office, R&D unit, sales offices, etc. in different places. 2. What is clustering? Provide two examples of clustering in the service sector Clustering involves organizing information in memory into related groups. 3. Ching-Chang is considering opening a new foundry in
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Unformatted text preview: Denton, Edwardsville, or Fayetteville to produce high- quality rifle sights. He has assembled the following fixed-cost and variable-cost data. Location Fixed Cost Per-unit cost (Variable) Per year Material Labour Overhead Denton $ 200,000 $ .20 $ .40 $ .40 Edwardsville $ 180,000 $ .25 $ . 75 $ . 75 Fayetteville $ 170,000 $ 1.00 $ 1.00 $ 1.00 A) Graph the total cost lines B) Over what range of annual volume is each facility going to have a competitive advantage?...
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