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.It assembled a derivative of the Toyota Corolla that was sold through Chevrolet dealers as the Nova. ... For example, in 1980 GM recorded 740 defects per 100 cars, but this fell to only 162 in 1989. ... Consumer Reports a#39; repair ratings for 1990 vehicles (Table 1.5) confirmed that the quality of U.S. -built models continued toanbsp;...
|Author||:||Larry L. Duetsch|
|Publisher||:||M.E. Sharpe - 2002-01-01|