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11.5: The Technology of Goods Production

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    Learning Objective

    1. Explain how manufacturing companies use technology to produce and deliver goods in an efficient, cost-effective manner.

    PowerSki founder and CEO Bob Montgomery spent sixteen years designing the Jetboard and bringing it to production. At one point, in his efforts to get the design just right, he’d constructed thirty different prototypes. Needless to say, this process took a very long time, but even so, Montgomery thought that he could handle the designing of the engine without the aid of a computer. Before long, however, he realized that it was impossible to keep track of all the changes.


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