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.85 for ten or more years, that success diverted attention from underlying, persistent problems of cost and quality. Moreover, minivan sales ... In 1998 Toyotaa#39;s Lexus division introduced its luxury SUV, the RX300. This product created a new andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Larry L. Duetsch|
|Publisher||:||M.E. Sharpe - 2002-01-01|