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the decision by a firm on whether to make a component or product itself or to buy it from an external supplier (see OUTSOURCING). The decision will depend upon the combined production costs and TRANSACTION COSTS of the alternatives. Sometimes a firm may adopt mixes of the two policies, producing some quantity of the product itself and buying the remainder, depending upon the relative costs of the sources and security of supply considerations. See TRANSACTION for a more detailed discussion. See INTERNALIZATION, VERTICAL INTEGRATION.
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Separately, the apartment of Sharam Changazi in H-12 was broken into, with the burglars making away with cash and gold ornaments worth Rs525,000.
From the CCTV footage shared by Naiboi, three young men are captured breaking into the studio without causing commotion before making away with the equipment in a car.Naiboi is hopeful that the police will be able to identify and apprehend the culprits.
According to police, suspect Sawoe was also involved in another armed robbery operation at the state - run University of Liberia on 11 December 2017, making away with LRD$1,432,490.00.
The guard was on duty when a gang struck at a private residence making away with an unknown amount of money and other valuables.
Four robbers barged into the house of Imran in Clifton and held family members hostage before making away with gold ornaments worth millions of rupees, cell phones and other valuables worth millions of rupees.
The criminals spent over an hour going through cupboards and drawers making away with cash and valuables including 10 million rupees in cash as well as 5 kilograms of gold.