Mass production of standardized goods using assembly line techniques is referred to as _______
Technopoles tend to locate near ________________________________
centers of research and development
The type of manufacturing that is more likely to be located in peripheral countries is ______________
The increase in time and cost with distance is referred to as ______________________
friction of distance
Hotelling's location analysis emphasized the role of ________________________
People working in the __________ sector of economic activity tend to have high levels of specialized knowledge or technical skills
If a substantial number of enterprises all develop in or move to the same area, the factor is called _____________
New York City, like other large urban centers with great ports, is called a break-of-bulk location because _________________________
transported cargo from 1 carrier to another
Mixing iron ore with lime stone and water smelting it with coke enabled iron workers to pour melted iron ore into molds making ________
The same set of locational criteria for industrial zones applied; proximity to _________ and connection to _____
coal fields, water
The 4 primary industrial regions are Westernand Central Europe, Eastern North America, Eastern Asia, and ______________
Russia and Ukraine
This country still ranks among the worlds leading producer of both coal and steel and remains Europe's leading industrial power?
Named after a small tributary of the Rine River, the ___________ reveals the combined advantages of high quality resources, good accessibility, and proximity to large markets
The television production industry has 3 key elements:
1) Research and Design
2) Manufacture of components
This organization promotes freer trade of negotiating agreements among member states?
World Trade Organization
Over the past 20 years, many manufacturing regions have experienced ________________, a process by which companies move industrial jobs to other regions with cheaper labor.
This industry of activities facilitates compex decision-aking and the advancement of human capacity?