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Factors in corporate locational decisions

Leonard Lund

Factors in corporate locational decisions

by Leonard Lund

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Published by Conference Board in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial location -- United States -- Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Leonard Lund.
      SeriesInformation bulletin - The Conference Board ; no. 66, Information bulletin (Conference Board) ;, no. 66.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD58 .L86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p. ;
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4139119M
      LC Control Number80117360

      While the milestones are generally the same for most projects, the key factors considered in the decision-making process may be weighted differently, depending on the type of project, the company's culture, the required work force for the location, and other key . Utilities’ Role in the Corporate Location Decision Grant Miller, Partner, Colliers International and Don Moss, Partner, Colliers International (Q2 ) Conveying a company’s utility needs to service providers and choosing a location that can properly meet those needs — now and into the future — will help to ensure a project’s success.

        on the location decision. Wrong location decision may doom the business and its existence forever. However, it is very difficult to find ideal and perfect location for any business. So, there is need to analyze the various factors affecting the plant location and take help of mathematical modeling technique to determine the best location decision. These variables are represented by nine factors measured by 36 items considered pertinent for alpine tourism destinations. This quantitative study offers an approach to the analysis of attractiveness factors specifically in the context of location decisions by sport manufacturing companies.

      Although the facilities location decision is often based on opportunistic factors such as site availability and cost benefits such as government grants and favorable tax rates, a quantitative analysis brings an important perspective to the decision and helps identify the optimal location based on the key benefits an organization is seeking. The importance of location Location is the place where a firm decides to site its operations. Location decisions can have a big impact on costs and revenues. A business needs to decide on the best.


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Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Industrial location -- United States -- Decision making. Industrial location -- Decision making.

United States. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Main factors influencing choice of business location The main aim of choosing a business location is to achieve a balance between three related objectives: The costs of the operation The customer service that the business wants to provide.

Step 1 Identify Dominant Location Factors. In this step managers identify the location factors that are dominant for the business. This requires managerial judgment and knowledge. Step 2 Develop Location Alternatives. Once managers know what factors are dominant, they can identify location alternatives that satisfy the selected factors.

Factors Affecting the Location Decisions The selection of location is influenced by a number of factors. These factors can be broadly classified as market related factors such as proximity to market, tangible or cost factors such as transportation availability, and intangible or qualitative factors such as environmental aspects.

Location decisions to support a low-cost strategy require particularly careful consideration. Location often has the power to make or break a company's business strategy. Location decisions are important because location has a major impact on the overall risk and profit of the company.

The internal factors that affect a business are such factors as employees, competitors, customers, suppliers and the culture of the are factors which business can control.

The external factors affecting a business comprise of such factors as technology, government, and its policies, economic forces and elements, socio-cultural factors, and international factors. There are several factors to consider when choosing a business location. One of the first concerns of any business owner should be toward establishing a business that appeals to the local.

A decision needs to be made as to whether the premise you are choosing is a short-term location or if you would like to stay there for the long haul. Consequently, a location’s flexibility could be a very important factor regarding the premises’ suitability for your business needs.

In fact, business executives contend that public officials frequently do not understand business operations and what motivates location and re-location decisions. Related Books. Concept of Facility Location Procedures and Techniques for Selecting Facility Location Following are some main techniques used in making location decisions: Location rating factor technique: In this technique, first of all an organisation needs to identify the factors that influence its location decision.

Business Location Decisions 1. Business Location Decisions 2. Factors influencing the choice of business Location 3. The most-used location cliché Lord Sieff Ex Boss of M&S “ The three most important things in retailing are – location, location and location” 4.

LOCATION ANALYSIS Location analysis Techniques for determining location decisions. You might have heard the old real estate adage: the three most important factors in the value of a property are - Selection from Operations Management: An Integrated Approach, 5th Edition [Book].

This article focuses on manufacturing location decision criteria. Based on a survey of companies, this study helps to rank and prioritise the criteria used in choosing operations’ location.

Customers provide the backbone of success for any business, whether business-to-consumer or business-to-business. According to James Neblett--a presenter at the International Association for Management of Technology conference--businesses must conduct research in their industries to determine levels of product demand by customers, which provides foundations for.

Positioning has always been an important element of setting up a business. Your success as a business depends on how well you are positioned to be found.

Positioning includes various factors, from location to the price of your product or service to the message you use to promote the business, online and offline. A number of factors with significant impact on the above issues should be considered before final decisions are made on the organisation of the department.

We shall discuss three of the key factors below and the fourth in the next sub-section. Factors affecting location decisions in international operations – a Delphi study Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Operations & Production Management 23(7) July.

Empirical findings demonstrate the relevant locational factors for entrepreneurs and startups within the creative industries.

Another finding is that stakeholders’ perspectives (entrepreneurs versus external experts) differ on the relevance of particular locational factors.

The location of a business can make an important difference to its success. Choosing the right location means taking into account a number of factors. Then it will present the influencing location factors companies normally consider when they make location decisions.

And finally in the latter section of this chapter, it will present literature reviews of decision aid techniques and model used in location decisions. Logistics system and the changing business environment.

There are many factors, need to be considered in the retail location analysis. The key ones include: Macro Factors Affecting Retail Location Decisions (Country and Regional Analysis) There is a need to recognize that country analysis will be an increasingly important aspect of the location strategy as merchants look for growth opportunities.

However, determining which location an international business should choose can be overwhelming. Here are the top things to consider when determining the best location for a company.

1.The authors, with the help of a case study of Amazon’s Headquarters 2 location decision, contend that in addition to economic factors, image factors are important for strategic location decisions. Specifically, our analysis shows that Amazon’s decision to move a part of HQ2 to Arlington, Virginia can be explained through place image factors.