Devising a Corporate Facility Location Strategy to Maximize Shareholder Wealth
Location decisions should consider all related impacts upon a firmâ€™s shareholder wealth. Overall, firm cost savings available at alternative locations need to be carefully examined in addition to a locationâ€™s impact on corporate sales revenues. This article reviews relevant literature, discusses recent location decision considerations for several companies and empirically tests a model seeking to measure the impact corporate relocation decisions have upon shareholder wealth. In addition, a classification and listing of corporate location considerations is put forth to supplement the anecdotal illustrations discussed herein. Together these represent a "primer" for professionals and executives involved in corporate facility location decisions.
Volume (Year): 17 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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