Learning Activity #1: Production

Learning Activity #1: Production

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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?


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