Week 7 Discussion

03 Aug

Learning Activity #1   Production

Identify a multinational firm from the Fortune 500 List.  

  • Discuss where the firm’s products are produced, whether the company produces in a single country or several key locations? 
  • Have they changed their 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 Sprint Nextel?  Discuss the benefits of quality control for a service business  and the methods a company might use for controlling quality? 

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