Unlike a focused factory, an unfocused factory is best characterized by:
a. a few key products.
b. particular market segments.
c. identical people skills.
d. dissimilar product lines.
e. precise resource utilization over time.
By definition, when the average unit cost of a good or service decreases as the capacity and/or volume of throughput increases, it is called ____.
a. Economies of scale
b. Diseconomies of scale
c. The Principle of Cost Cushioning
d. A nonphysical constraint
e. None of the above
Blyrie Inc., a sports goods manufacturing company, follows a policy