economies of scale


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economies of scale

reduced cost of production per unit as the number of units produced increases.
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Liu's second article deals with economies of scale of academic research libraries.
The economic payoff for Madrick comes when the mass employment of these innovations produces new economies of scale.
Businesses are able to develop and deploy substantial technology and functionality at a fraction of the cost because of the Internet's economies of scale, while workers from clerical to knowledge-based gain real-time, ubiquitous, contextual access to mission critical information and functionality without regard to physical location, information or access method.
The use of a gross profit multiplier that is affected by market share and sales trends speaks directly to not only the value of the brands, but also the economies of scale (also known as the ability to produce a profit) the acquiring distributor will achieve.
The answer to that question, if you think about it as an hourglass with the economies of scale as the critical point here, is that it's only when you look at it in that context that you can turn the technology question around and ask about value to business, because it will be in the context of how it affects those economies of scale.
Integrated delivery systems initially benefited from economies of scale as ancillary services, such as laboratory, laundry, and maintenance, were consolidated.
Driving the change to act global yet think local is not easy, but economies of scale and operational efficiencies built into a standardized, global system make its benefits clear: As revenues grow, cost reduction, information sharing and margins improve.
Middlebrook added that there are economies of scale in regional facilities, such as a 911 emergency communications system operating downtown that serves the whole city.
Another fact: Bradesco and [Bradesco-owned] BCN opened 90 branches in 2001 and that gave us the economies of scale to take employees from other areas and put them to work in the new branches.