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10/28/2011 1 Chapter 9: PRODUCTION and Operations Management “America isn’t making anything anymore.” - Ross Perot, Presidential Candidate, 1992 True or False? The United States produces almost 25 percent of all goods produced in the world each year.
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10/28/2011 2 Source: Parade Magazine, www.parade.com/intel , April 19, 2009. LG1 Manufacturing and Services in Perspective Products Value Number of Employees Chemicals – Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, soaps, paints, fertilizers $250 Billion 830,000 Americans Transportation Equipment – Cars, planes, trains, ships $195 Billion Over 1.4 Million Americans Processed Foods, Beverages and Tobacco – Cookies, coffee, cigarettes, prepared meals $175 Billion 1.7 Million Americans Computers and Electronics Computers and communication equipment $146 Billion 1.2 Million Americans 9-4 Source: Industry Week, www.industryweek.com . Rank Company 1 Exxon-Mobil 2 Chevron 3 ConocoPhillips 4 General Electric 5 General Motors 6 Ford Motor 7 Valero Energy 8 Hewlett-Packard 9I B M 10 Procter & Gamble Manufacturing and Services in Perspective LG1 9-5 True or False? About 70 percent of U.S. GDP and 85% of U.S. jobs now come from the service sector .
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10/28/2011 3 True or False?
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