Read Product Redesign, Not Offshoring, Holds Cost Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers on page 139 of your text. In a couple paragraphs or more, tell me your thoughts on the idea of saving money by redesign practices.
Do you think that redesigning parts and manufacturing in the States is a better option?
The reading suggests that companies do not fully consider the cost of offshoring. Why do you think they believe this? What elements do you think they overlook?