Category Archives: Facility Decisions: Location and Capacity

Qualitative Factors

Qualitative Factors The qualitative factors include (a) local infrastructure, (b) worker education and skills, (c)( product content requirements, and (d) political/economic stability.

Facility Decisions Location and Capacity

Chapter Objectives  Present a framework for evaluating alternative site locations. • Identify the various factors, both quantitative and qualitative, that should be taken into consideration when selecting a location for a manufacturing or service organization. • Distinguish between those factors that are important for locating a manufacturing facility and those that are important for locating a service ope