Title: Turning point from economies of scale to quality enhancement: a marketable quality and profitability model for corporations

Authors: Valbona Barolli, Heihachiro Fukuda, Leonard Barolli, Makoto Takizawa

Addresses: Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Denki University, Ishizaka, Hatoyama, Saitama 350-0394, Japan. ' Department of System Management, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, 3-30-1 Wajiro-Higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0295, Japan. ' Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, 3-30-1 Wajiro-Higashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 811-0295, Japan. ' Department of Computers and System Engineering, Tokyo Denki University, Ishizaka, Hatoyama, Saitama 350-0394, Japan

Abstract: In this paper, we present a model to extract the turning point from economies of scale to enhancement of marketable quality. We apply the real values of some leading manufacturing corporations in Japan to our proposed model to analyse its accuracy. By analysis, we found that the theoretical and real standard values of the marketable quality indicator for the rate of operation at the break event point were both 0.6. We evaluated the proposed model and verified that the fair relationship better reflects the real economical situation of corporations than the unfair relationship. The proposed model gives a good approximation of the economical trends of corporations.

Keywords: business systems; business models; marketable quality; profitability; break even point; turning point; Japan; manufacturing; economic trends.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIDM.2007.013939

International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, 2007 Vol.2 No.2, pp.227 - 248

Available online: 04 Jun 2007 *

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