This section is intended to help you to diagnose the competitive costs of your business and to save you time and cost in gaining a good understanding of your business situation.
Once you have completed this section, your next step would be to move to the Improve Costs section.
Throughout the text, you will find links to information that offer further insight on the topic. The green links are glossary pop-up boxes. In addition, at the end of each section, you will find questions and links to analyses that will guide you through your diagnosis.
After you have completed this section and the analyses, you should have a superb picture of your current cost structure. Turn next to the Improve Costs section, where you will develop new ideas to increase the productivity and Economies of Scale for your Company.
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