multiproduct firm

multiproduct firm

a FIRM that produces a number of products. Basic economic theory concentrates on the single-product firm to simplify analysis, although in practice firms can produce different varieties of the same product (PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT) or several different products (DIVERSIFICATION). See PRODUCT-MARKET MATRIX.
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They address contemporary developments and challenges in sales organizations, the challenges a multinational and multiproduct firm may need to address, using the case study of ABB Robotics, and key texts in the field of marketing organization, then value-based sales, organizing sales and marketing during a process in which a firm has moved from product to solution-oriented sales, the challenges of a change value logic in the managing of the business-to-business sales process, and the balance between structure and people.
But because the components of the hospital multiproduct firm share the same location and the same name, it is easy to assume that there is a level of homogeneity in management and outcomes that one would not expect in other multiproduct firms.
Gervais, unpublished data, 2008; Gervais 2015; Johnson 2012; Kugler and Verhoogen 2012), and has been used in multiproduct firm settings (e.g., Bernard, Redding, and Schott 2010, 2011).
Suppose the prices of two products of a multiproduct firm are strategic complements, as they would be for a firm selling differentiated substitutes.
Dynamic oligopoly models lack the case of multiproduct firm. In productive practice, firms usually produce multiproducts rather than single products to obtain costsaving advantages, cater for the diversity of consumers' tastes, and provide a barrier to entry.
Entry deterrence and entry accommodation strategics of a multiproduct firm regulated with dynamic price cap.
(1) Proposition 1 in Panzar and Willig (1981) states that economies of scope are sufficient for the existence of multiproduct firms in a multiproduct competitive equilibrium, and weak economies of scope are necessary for such existence of a multiproduct firm.
Strategy and structure in the multiproduct firm. Academy of Management Review, 12(2), 331-341.
(2) The decision to merge by firms, establishing a multiproduct firm with two divisions, increases their bargaining strength since when the head of the multiproduct firm negotiates wages with the union of one division, its disagreement payoff is the profit of the other division when the first one does not produce.
Toward an economic theory of multiproduct firm, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 3: 39-63.
Specifically, common costs are defined as costs that are (efficiently) borne by a multiproduct firm that cannot be causally attributed to variations in the output of any single product or subset of products.
"Strategy and Structure in the Multiproduct Firm." Academy of Management Review 12: 331-341.

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