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|a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
|an industry in which the final product weighs more or comprises a greater volume than the input.
|an industry in which the final product weighs les or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
|manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found prior to the industrial revolution.
|form of mass production in which each workerr is assigned on specific task to perform repeatedly.
|a series of improvement in industrial technologythat transformed the process of manufacturing goods.
|an industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
|factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico.
|new international division of labor
|transfer of some type jobs, especially those requiring low-paid,less skilled workers,from more developed to less developed countries.
|a decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsiblity for production to independent suppliers.
|adoption by companies of flexible work rules,such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
|a U.S state that has passed a law preventing a union and company from negotiating a contact that requires workers to join a union as a condition on employement.
|location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant such as land,labor,and capital.
|location factor related the transprtation of materials into and from a factory.
|a fabric madde by weaving used in making clothing.