A company is considering the possibility of moving its manufacturing plant and administrative offices from a small city in the American Midwest to another of similar size in the South. Approximately 20 percent of the city’s residents are employed by the company, and many others are employed in businesses such as banks, personal services, restaurants, malls and supermarkets that would see a decline in business if the company decides to relocate. Does the company have the social responsibility to take into account in its decision the impact that its relocation would have on the city? Explain your reasoning.
Service companies tend to have more planning difficulties than manufacturers. However, services have certain advantages that the manufacturing industry does not usually have. Explain the difficulty of planning services, as well as their advantages and disadvantages