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Learning Activity #1: Production
Identify a multinational firm from the Fortune 500 List .
· Discuss where the firm’s products are produced and whether the company produces in a single country or in several key locations?
· Has the company changed its production strategy to move manufacturing from the US to another country, or back to the US after years of outsourcing?
· What factors would a firm consider when deciding to move manufacturing abroad?
· How has technology enabled outsourcing?
Learning Activity #2: Quality Control
Explain why quality control is important for a service business such as American Airlines? Discuss the benefits of quality control for a service business and the tools a company might use for controlling quality?