# Diseconomies of scale can be caused by: A)bureaucratic inefficiencies B)increasing advertising and promotional costs. C)the law of diminishing returns D)all of the above

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1. ### Managerial Economics

Diseconomies of scale can be caused by: A)bureaucratic inefficiencies B)increasing advertising and promotional costs. C)the law of diminishing returns D)all of the above
2. ### Advanced Economics(resoponses to economyst to my q

Orginal question: display.cgi?id=1233498037 although diseconomies of scale may not result in a rising marginal cost (but it is certain for AC,right?), Law of diminishing returns cause the rise of MC indirectly. Under this situation, WHY P did not rise(Price rigidity)?Because P...
3. ### Calc Help

The daily sales, S, in thousands of dollars, is a function of the money, x, spent on advertising (in thousands of dollars) according to: S(x)= -x^3+9x^2+6/6. Find the x-coordinate of the point of diminishing returns. How much money is spent on advertising when you reach the ...
4. ### economics

When a firms long run avg cost curve is horizontal for a range of output, then in that range production displays: a) constant avg fixed costs b) increasing returns to scale c) constant returns to scale d) decreasing returns to scale i think d
5. ### Economics

2. If a firm increases all of its inputs by 60 percent and its output increases by 90 percent, then you know that: A) it is encountering diseconomies of scale. B) it is encountering economies of scale. C) it is encountering constant returns to scale. D) the marginal products ...
6. ### micro

hi, i need some help with my econ homework. i know what the law is, basically that more isn't always better. i just need to know how to tell if it applies to a labor equation. my problem goes like this. F(K,L) = K + 10L, write expressions for marginal product of labor and ...
7. ### Econ-Returns to scale

Determine whether returns to scale is decreasing, increasing or constant: Q = 2K + 3L + KL Take a shot. Hint: increase both K and L by, say 10%. Does Q rise by more than 10% (increasing), less than 10% (decreasing), or exactly 10% (constant)
8. ### Econ

When the law of diminishing returns applies, which of the following would rise with increased employment of labor, ceteris paribus? A. Fixed costs B. Marginal cost C. Marginal revenue D. The wage rate

what is two example of promotional advertising? There are two broad definitions of promotional advertising: 1. draw customers into a store by featuring items and low prices. 2. giving away items, like bags and pens, with the company's name on them.
10. ### Economy

How to draw isoquant curves for a certain quantity? What does "increasing return to scale" and "decreasing returns to scale" mean? What is "capital input" if all I have is quantity of labor and total quqntity of product? Typically, a production isoquant is drawn on a graph ...
11. ### Accounting

Cost Allocation is a method to identify and distribute indirect costs. Direct costs are costs assignable to a specific cost objective, whereas indirect costs are costs incurred for multiple cost objectives or not assignable to a specific cost objective without effort ...
12. ### Economics

Suppose the total output curve increases at an increasing rate for workers 1 to 50, increases at a decreasing rate from workers 51 to 101, and decreases beyond 101 workers. You would know that Choose one answer. a. marginal product is increasing from workers 1 to 50 and then ...
13. ### H.S. Econ

My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the review for today's test...
14. ### H.S. Econ

My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the review for today's test...
15. ### H.S. econ

My daughter is a sophomore in high school taking an econ class. Unfortunately, the teacher has chosen not to use the assigned text book, and uses other material for his tests. Therefore, I can't help her study the text. These questions were part of the review for a recent test...
16. ### Math

A retail store estimates that weekly sales s and weekly advertising costs x (both in dollars) are related by s=50000−430000e^(−00009x) The current weekly advertising costs are 2000 dollars and these costs are increasing at the rate of 300 dollars per week. Find the...
17. ### Managerial Economics

When a firm increased its output by one unit, its Average Cost decreased. This implies that A)the law of diminishing returns has not yet taken effect B)MC<AFC C)MC<AC D)MC=AC
18. ### Law

1. The law enforcement defense extends only to those people tasked with and legally authorized to enforce laws. This includes which of the following? A. City, state, and federal law enforcement B. All security guards C. Citizens on patrol with the legal right to carry a weapon...
19. ### Microeconomics

If a firm has a U-Shaped long-run average cost curve, a.) its fixed cost rises as output rises. b.) it must have increasing returns to scale at low levels or production and decreasing returns to scale at high levels of production. C.) it must have increasing returns to each ...
20. ### economics

The table shows the relationship for a hypothetical firm between its advertising expenditures and the quantity of its out-put that it expects it can sell at a fixed price of \$5 per unit. Advertising Quantity Sold at P = \$5/IN Expenditures (millions) Million Units \$1 8 \$1.2 9 \$...
21. ### Marketing

i need help completing these tasks...can u guys offer help on each of these taskS? thanks... task 1: describe how key aims and objectives for Nike may be achieved by promotional activity.. task1A: explain how the promotional aspect of the marketing mix facilitates the ...
22. ### accounting

Your company’s sales are 50,000 units. The unit variable cost is \$12. Your markup percent on sales is 40% and your fixed costs are \$100,000. 1. What is your profit / loss? You are thinking of increasing your advertising by \$200,000. Based on previous data, you know that for ...
23. ### ECON

PLEASE CHECK AND CORRECT MY ANSWERS!!!! MRTS = marginal rate of technical substitution RTS = returns to scale MP = marginal product Suppose the production function is Cobb-Douglas and f(x1, x2) = [x1^(1/2)][x2^(3/2)]. (Note: x1 and x2 are variables). a) Select an expression ...
24. ### Economics

The law of increasing costs means that as production shifts from one item to another, A. the cost of production gets cheaper and cheaper. B. the cost of producing an item stays the same no matter how many are produced. C. more and more resources are necessary to increase ...
25. ### marketing

Your company’s sales are 50,000 units. The unit variable cost is \$12. Your markup percent on sales is 40% and your fixed costs are \$100,000. 1. What is your profit / loss? \$100,000 You are thinking of increasing your advertising by \$200,000. Based on previous data, you know ...
26. ### Economics

What do you think are the pluses (advantages) and minuses (disadvantages) when firms have market power? Be sure to explain your answer from a consumer and a firm’s point of view. why did ESPRIT closed all stores in the U.S. Include a few of these word Diseconomies of scale ...
27. ### Economics

What do you think are the pluses (advantages) and minuses (disadvantages) when firms have market power? Be sure to explain your answer from a consumer and a firm’s point of view. why did ESPRIT closed all stores in the U.S. Include a few of these word Diseconomies of scale ...
28. ### Earth Science

11.   Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake?  A. Amplitude scale B. Moment magnitude scale C. Richter scale D. Modified Mercalli scale D?

What do you think is the best way of doing business ethics and why 1) all transactions are above board: nothing under the table. 2) Honesty in all transactions. No misleading advertising, or terms. 3) Follow the law, if it conflicts with the two above, then state it publicly ...
30. ### History- French Revolution

I think the answer is a, but I would choose e if it weren't for letter d. Because I don't believe that his taxes actually resolved the financial crisis. Help, please. The financial crisis of the pre-1789 period in France: a. was caused primarily by war costs and upkeep of the ...
31. ### Economics

2. Advertising can inform buyers, but sellers must incur costs to advertise. If so, advertising can result in higher prices to consumers. Does this mean advertising is economically inefficient? If not, explain how it can simultaneously create value and increase market prices.
32. ### entrepeurneurship

when your company pays for a promotional message , this is what type of form advertising public relations word of mouth market research
33. ### managerial economics

Should a manager hire a new person if they are going to cause a diminishing returns?
34. ### managerial economics

Should a manager hire a new person if they are going to cause a diminishing returns?
35. ### economics

Explain in about 4 paragraphs with numerical illustrations and graphs what is Diminishing Marginal Returns.
36. ### Economics

Poland Spring, Dasani and Aquafina who together produce 90% of all the bottled water consumed in the US, each spend well over \$300 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their water brands. If one firm is advertising its brands heavily, the others must ...
37. ### English

Create a promotional campaign for a shakespeare play - The Tempest Think of ways of advertising this play to today's audiences.
38. ### Economics

Does this production possibilities curve reflect the law of increasing opportunity costs.explain
39. ### MicroEconomics

If Budweiser, Miller and Coors, who together produce 80% of all beer consumed in the US, each spend well over \$500 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their beer brands. Would these firms welcome congressional legislation which restricted the amount ...
40. ### Microeconomics

Long-run average total costs curves are often U-shaped: A: For the same reasons that average total cost curces are often U-shaped. B: Because of constant returns to scales. C: Because of increasing coordination problems at low levels of production and increasing specailization...
41. ### Economics

2. (i) The production function for a firm is given by Q = LK where Q denotes output; Land K labor and capital inputs. Wage rate and rental rate are given by w and r respectively. (a) Show whether or not the above production function exhibits diminishing marginal productivity ...
42. ### Micro Econ

Budweiser, Miller and Coors, who together produce 80% of all beer consumed in the US, each spend well over \$500 million a year on television advertising campaigns, promoting their beer brands. Do you think these firms would welcome congressional legislation which restricted ...
43. ### calculus

It is estimated that an annual advertising revenue received by a certain newspaper will be R(x)=0.5x^2+3x+160 thousand dollars when its circulation is x thousand. The circulation of the paper is currently 10,000 and is increasing at a rate of 2,000 per year. At what rate will ...
44. ### Microeconomics

45. The change in total output resulting from a 1-unit increase in the quantity of an input used, holding the quantities of all other inputs constant, is ______. (Points: 3) average cost average product marginal cost marginal product 46. When an additional unit of a variable ...
45. ### Managerial Finance & Accounting

P10-9 Performance Evaluations (M324) - Objs. 2, 5 The Promotion and Advertising Department at Jefferson Corporation coordinates point of purchase promotions for its distributors. Employees of this department are graphic arts or marketing majors who develop campaign materials ...
46. ### physics multiple choice MCQ 2- i need help please @all respective sir & bro

which of the following laws is applicable for the behavior of a perfect gas? a. Boyle's law b. Charles' low c. Gay-Lussac law d. all of the above e. joule's law
47. ### Accounting

You have recently been employed by a large retail chain that sells sporting goods. One of your tasks is to help prepare financial statements for external distribution. The chain's largest creditor, National Savings & Loan, requires that financial statements be prepared ...
48. ### Statistics

An investment broker reports that yearly returns on common stocks are normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. (Round all k amounts to three decimal places. A negative sign should be used instead of the parentheses. For Z, use ...
49. ### Economic

1. The principle that states that the more you have of something, the less satisfaction you will get from an additional unit is the a. law of demand. c. law of equilibrium. b. law of diminishing marginal utility. d. price elasticity. 2. Demand for one particular brand of ...
50. ### Agriculture

1; What is advertising 2; 5 media mean s of advertising 3; roles of science and technology in advertising 4; 5 benefits of advertising.
51. ### Indifference Curves

For each example below, draw a set of three indifference curves that represent the given preferences. Be certain to show the direction of increasing utility. Also write down a utility function that would be consistent with the given preferences and use that utility function ...
52. ### Economics

A firm uses only one variable input and faces the following Average Cost function: AC = Q^2 - 15Q + 48 Calculate the output level (Q) at which diminishing returns set in.
53. ### Science

Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as A. flows. B. tephra. (C. magma.) D. basalts. but i also think its B Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake? (A. Modified Mercalli scale) B. ...
54. ### cal

Monthly sales, in thousands, of a new laptop computer grow according to the model N(t)=4.7te^-0.3t where t is the number after introduction. Determine the point of diminishing returns and interpret your answer.
55. ### marketing

• The goal of integrated marketing communication (IMC) is to produce a unified promotional message that has the customer as its focus. All promotional activity, such Draft a 200- to 300-word response answering the following questions: o How does an organization establish an ...
56. ### economics

A firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. As the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first?
57. ### economics

a firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. as the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first
58. ### economics

A firm has two factories, one twice as large as the second. As the number of workers at each factory increases, which factory will experience diminishing returns first?
59. ### Microeconomics (need to see if i got these right.

31. If an increase in the price of a good leads to an increase in total revenue, then _____. (Points: 3) the supply curve must be price inelastic the demand curve must be price inelastic I CHOSE THIS ONE the supply curve is price elastic none of the above is correct 32. If a ...
60. ### college psych

Which of the following explanations correctly answers the question What causes psychological disorders? a) They are caused by irrational thoughts and unrealistic expectations for perfection b) They are caused by unresolved conflicrs within the unconscious c) They are caused by...
61. ### Law

•Provide a chart showing some of the basic costs of crime, including indirect costs (such as emotional costs) and economic costs. •Discuss the concept of indirect costs of crime. •List at least three indirect costs of crime. These costs can be costs to the individual or ...
62. ### Chemistry

Could someone explain the reasoning for this? 6) Which of the following is a false statement about ALL reactions in equilibrium? a) Increasing temperature shifts the reaction toward the products in an endothermic reaction b) Temperature effects on the equilibrium do not depend...
63. ### economics

if production is Q=(a^c) min(K,L) where a>0, c>1, price of capital(r)=£10 and price of labour (w)= £10 what is the optimal combination of capital and labour? does the production have increasing/constant/decreasing returns to scale?
64. ### ECON 4346

4-The three fundamental economic questions of what, how, and for whom: a-exist because of scarcity. b-are much more serious in a socialist system. c-are not serious in a capitalistic system. d-are not relevant in the industrialized world of today. 5-When the market price is ...
65. ### Government

The owner of a clothing factory wants to make more winter coats. According to the law of increasing costs, what will happen next? A. The factory owner will have to give something up to make more costs. OR B. The cost of making winter coats will stay the same.
66. ### Economics

At a management luncheon, two managers were overheard arguing about the following statement “A manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns”. Is this statement correct? If so, why? If not, explain why not.
67. ### economics

at a management luncheon two managers were overheard arguing about the following statement a manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns. is this statement correct? if so why? if not explain why not.
68. ### Pre-writing skills

Advertising. I know I have to write about advertising. What do I know about advertising? I know you have to market a product to a specific audience. Advertising is used to sell things like soft drinks or cars. I think I need to narrow down my choices of what to advertise. ...
69. ### microeconomics

. For each event, illustrate the impact on the relevant market and determine what will happen to the equilibrium price and quantity in that market. (40 points – 10 points per line item) Event Market for: Show which curve shifts Equilibrium price rise or fall? Equilibrium ...
70. ### computer science

n insurance company wants to offer a new 5-year, level-term life insurance policy to recent college graduates. The policy will have a face value (the amount paid in case of death) of \$50,000. Normally, the company charges different premiums depending on the age, gender, ...
71. ### ECONOMICS

At a management luncheon, two managers were overheard arguing about the follow- ing statement: “A manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns.” Is this statement correct? If so, why? If not, explain why not.
72. ### Science

1. _______ magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions. A. Andesitic B. Rhyolitic C. Basaltic D. Composite B? 2. A common characteristic of mountains formed by two colliding continents is marine _______ rock. A. sedimentary B. metamorphic C. limestone D. igneous A? ...
73. ### Chemistry Eq. Question

3H2(g) + N2(g) reverse reaction arrow 2NH3(g) What factors would affect the equilibrium constant for the reaction above? (Select all that apply.) increasing the H2 concentration decreasing the NH3 concentration increasing the temperature decreasing the temperature increasing ...

75. ### economics

aztec enterprises depends heavily on advertising to sell its products. management at aztec is allowed to spend \$2million monthly on advertising, but no more than this amount. each month, aztec spends exactly \$2million on advertising. what is aztec's elasticity of demand for ...
76. ### Marketing

Advertising turns off some people. They say that it insults their intelligence, and advertising claims are often untrue. Advertising is just used to 'sell thenm something". Others argue that advertising is beneficial and actually provides value for consumers. What are the ...
77. ### Microeconomics

If the wage exceeds the value of the marginal product of labor, then hiring another worker: A. Decreases the firm’s total revenue B. Increases the firm’s profit C. Increases the firms total cost D. All of the above are correct I picked A? As a result of severe flooding a ...
78. ### Economics

1) Lowering the price by 10%. What is the break-even level of output? The company produces specialized glass units and is concerned that, as the market leader, they should be able to make higher profits than they currently are. The firm’s costs are as follows; overheads ‘d...
79. ### Calculus

The relationship between the amount of money x that Cannon Precision Instruments spends on advertising and the company's total sales S(x) is given by the following function where x is measured in thousands of dollars. S(x) = -0.002x3 + 0.9x2 + 4x + 500 (0 x 200) Find the rate ...
80. ### LAW

Factors that may elevate a nonstop to a stop include: A. whether the suspect attempted to leave. B. the number of officers present. C. display of weaponry. D. All of the above im confused between C and D 2. The balancing test used to justify administrative searches involves ...
81. ### eco365

Write a paper of no more than 1,750 words analyzing the current market conditions of the organization or industry you selected. Address the following topics: • Market structure • Effect of new companies entering the market • Prices • Technology • Productivity: ...
82. ### Economics

The marginal revenue product (MRP) of land declines as more land is brought into production because: A.land is a "free and nonreproducible gift of nature." B.of diminishing returns. C.land rent has no incentive function. D.the supply of land is fixed.
83. ### accounting

When fixed costs are unitized, they A. may appear to be variable costs. B. may cause managers to make decisions that are not in the best interest of the company as a whole. C. are stated on a per unit basis. D. All of the above are true.
84. ### Maths Algebra

The company produces specialised industrial air extraction units and is concerned that, as the market leader, they should be able to make higher profits than they currently are. The firm’s costs are as follows; overheads ‘d’ are £800,000 labour costs per unit ‘e’ ...

Health care is evolving and facing increasing challenges related to reimbursement, staff shortages, patient safety, increasing costs, and increasing regulatory requirements. As a health care leader, which leadership skills do you find most valuable when dealing with these ...
86. ### Political Science

What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the drawbacks to the current bureaucratic system? ...
87. ### Chem

increasing the temperature increasing the pressure increasing the amount of water All of these will increase both solubilities.
88. ### Political Science

I need help on this. What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the drawbacks to the current ...
89. ### Political Science

I need help on this. What does the term red tape mean, and how does it relate to the federal bureaucracy? To what extent is Congress to blame for bureaucratic red tape? What are some of the benefits of the federal bureaucracy? What are some of the drawbacks to the current ...
90. ### health care

Health care is evolving and facing increasing challenges related to reimbursement, staff shortages, patient safety, increasing costs, and increasing regulatory requirements. As a health care leader, ehich leadership skills do you find most valuable when dealing with these ...
91. ### statistics

A source in the Internal Revenue Service has stated that historically 90% of federal tax returns filed are free of arithmetic errors. A random sample of 25 returns are selected and checked carefully for arithmetic errors. Assuming independence, find the probability that a. all...
92. ### Entrepreneurship

1. After you have put a marketing plan in place, it is important to do what? A) Monitor the results. B) Increase the price. C) Reduce your advertising. D) Segment the market. Is the answer A? 2. Using advertising to promote a company instead of a product or service is called ...
93. ### chemistry

The rate law of the overall reaction. A + B -> C is rate = k[ A ]^2 Which of the following not increase the rate of a chemical reaction? a) increasing the temperature of the reaction b)increasing the concentration of reaction A c)adding a catalyst for the reaction d)...
94. ### MATH- LINEAR PROGRAMMING

THE PENN-OHIO BUILDING COMPANY BUILDS AND SELLS TWO TYPES OF HOUSES:"CLEVELAND CASTLES" AND "PITTSBUTGH PALACES". CONTRACTS CALL FOR USING TOTALS OF AT LEAST 20,000 FT OF FRAMING LUMBER AND 8,000 CUBIC FT OF CONCRETE; AND AT LEAST \$9,000 FOR PROMOTION AND ADVERTISING. EACH ...
95. ### health

An example of a depression screening tool includes the ? A. Patient health Questionnaire B. Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale C. Geriatric Depression Scale D. All od the above
96. ### health

An example of a depression screening tool includes the ________? A. Patient Health Questionnaire B. Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale C. Geriatric Depression Scale D. All of the above D?
97. ### math

A real estate salesperson bought promotional calendars and date books to give to her customers at the end of the year. The calendars cost \$0.75 each, and the date books cost \$0.40 each. She ordered a total of 600 promotional items and spent \$380. How many of each item did she ...
98. ### Math

A real estate salesperson bought promotional calendars and date books to give to her customers at the end of the year. The calendars cost \$0.75 each, and the date books cost \$0.40 each. She ordered a total of 600 promotional items and spent \$380. How many of each item did she ...
99. ### Economics

1. The law of diminishing returns implies that at some output level: a) Marginal cost must fall b) Average total cost must diminish c) profit increases d) Marginal cost must rise e) Total cost must fall 2. The vertical distance between total cost curve and total variable cost ...
100. ### MARKETING!!

PLEASE HELP ME MATCH THE FOLLOWING... 1.standard of living 2. economies of scale 3. division of labor. 4. gross domestic product 5. investment. 6. diminisihing returns 7. infrastructure. 8. production 9. productivity 10. technology. a. value of final goods and services ...