Please make yourself CEO of only one of these hypothetical companies.
Season- 'Tis the season is one of the largest importers of holiday decorations and the summer quarter is devoted to importing decorations such as lighting, artificial trees, table runners, outdoor yard decorations all of which have to be ready to ship by early fall. In fact we at 'Tis the Season has a highly inelastic supply curve, they ramp up to produce decorations for each season and then once that season has been shipped they move on to the next season. Fortunately the price elasticity of demand for almost all of your products is 0.19.
We Build Big - We Build Big is one of the largest developers of residential structure in the US. We Build Big, builds every thing from apartment complexes to new single family homes. Critical materials such as lumber, gypsum board, fabricate metal etc are largely imported. We Build Big know that our production process, the supply curve, is relatively inelastic. The concern over profits is that the price elasticity of demand for housing is 1.0.
Very Big US Auto - Very Big US Auto is one of the oldest and one of the largest auto manufacturers of auto in the US. Very Big US Auto's supply chain is highly dependent components manufactured in China and assembled in the US. Very Big US Auto knows that the price elasticity of supply is relatively inelastic and that then the price elasticity of demand which is1.2.