Definition: a decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers (a company giving more authority to anpther provider)
Significance: Sometimes doing this helps to save more money than to make a product within the corporation.
Fordist Production : form of mass production in which beach worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly .
Significant because the Ford Motor company was one of the first to organize its production .
Definition: a fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing.
Significance: textile is important to Human Geography because without it we would have no clothes or any type of covering warmth.
Transfer of some type of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid, less skilled workers, from more developed countries to less developed countries.
Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico.
Vertical Intergration -
the combination in one company of two or more stages of production normally operated by separate companies
Significance : . Vertical integration can help companies reduce costs and improve efficiency by decreasing transportation expenses and reducing turnaround time,
Any single inidentifiable source of pollution
sanitary landfill--- a land site where solid waste is deposited, compact, and covered with soil, designed for environmentally safe disposal of solid waste.
why is it important? it is important because it is a place where you recycle used materials to make fertilizer for plants and/or crops instead of just using regular soil and throwing away all the garbage.
An industry in which the final product weighs more comprises a greater volume than the inputs. It's significant because it minimizes transport costs.
a decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers
transnational corporations allocate production to low wage countries (ie car companies outsourcing car parts so they are cheaper )
Photochemical Smog: atmospheric condition formed through weather conditions and pollution.
It is a common problem in many large urban areas where human activity gives rise to pollution
Market area (or hinterland)
Definition-The area surrounding a central place from which people are attracted to use the place's goods and services
Definition: a rural settlement in which the houses and farm buildings of each family are situated close to each other and fields sur round the settlement.
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