An electronics firm is considering how best to supply the world market for microprocessors used in consumer and industrial electronic products. A manufacturing plant costs approximately $500 million to construct and requires a highly skilled workforce. The total value of the world market over the next ten years for this product is estimated to be between $10 billion and $15 billion. The tariffs prevailing in this industry are currently low.
Should the firm favor concentrated manufacturing or decentralized manufacturing?
What kind of location(s) should the firm favor for its plant(s)?
- Explain why you agree or disagree, and add some examples to support your points.
- Relate your personal or work experiences to the current topic.
- Make connections between current topics and the readings.
Indian states for fighting against Alexander of Macedonia around 327 B.C.E. Chandragupta Maurya established the Mauryan Empire in the year 321 B.C.E. Kautilya was probably born around 350 B.C.E. This shows that Kautilya was junior contemporary of Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.). There is no proof that Kautilya was affected by Aristotleâ€Ÿs idea. Some historians have “questioning about Kautilyaâ€Ÿs existence”. His place of birth is not assured. Some say that he got the name Chanakya because he was born in China. The Buddhist mentions his birthplace as Takshashila while Jaina scripture mention his birthplace as Chanak in Gola district of South India. According to one version, birthplace of Chanakya was Dravida so one of the Chanakyaâ€Ÿs various names was Dramila. Some believes his birthplace was Patliputra. However, Kautilyaâ€Ÿs birthplace will continue to remain a disputation. Kautilya had two other two names – Chanaka and vishnugupta. As he was born in the village of chanaka, he was called chanakya , Dr. Ganapati Shastri is of the opinion that he was born in the ‘ kutala’ gotra. Hence he was named as Kautilya. His parents gave him the name of Vishnugupta at ‘namkaran’ ceremony. When Kautilya was born, he had blessed with the full set of teeth, which showed that child will become king or emperor. Rishi Chanak was a Kautilya’s father who was learned Brahmin. He was a teacher teacher so he knew the importance of education. He started teaching his son Kautily>GET ANSWER