Featuring new chapters on casino gambling and the nursing home industry, and updated throughout, the new edition of this highly readable work analyzes well-defined industries from commodities and manufacturing to distribution and services, showing how firms compete with one another. Each study gives appropriate attention to government policies that have influenced competitive conditions in the industry, and the material is presented without the use of calculus so that anyone with some background in economic principles can benefit from it. The book provides balance in regard to the mix of industries dealt and also in the varying perspectives of the contributors.Ford seems best positioned to make the transition to the new paradigm, but as has been true before, missteps and mistakes are thwarting its efforts. ... Clearly, consumers care more about the distinctiveness of visible portions of the vehicle, but occasionally they discover ... This story is Mass-produced Beer from Major Brewer $4.01/6 pack Craft Beer from 24 COMMODITIES AND MANUFACTURING .
|Author||:||Larry L. Duetsch|
|Publisher||:||M.E. Sharpe - 2002-01-01|