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1. With respect to the natural resources needed to make wickable shirts, is Patna or Lucknow the preferred location? Why?
2. With respect to transportation considerations, is Patna or Lucknow the preferred location? Why?
3. With respect to labor characteristics, is Patna or Lucknow the preferred location? Why?
4. With respect to quality-of-life considerations, is Patna or Lucknow the preferred location? Why?
5. Should AILS recommend that the manufacturing plant be located in Patna or Lucknow? Why?
6. Would you answer to Question 5 change if the shirts are exported through the Port of Kolkata? Why or why not?
7. Suppose that AAA decides to near-source production to Latin America. Keeping in mind the key stipulation presented in the case, where might AAA locate its production plant in Latin America? Why?



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