Diseconomies Of Scale

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Definition: Diseconomies Of Scale

Full Definition of Diseconomies Of Scale

Diseconomies of scale are the opposite of economies of scale. At a certain point, more inputs, for example, overcrowding of a hotel, could create lower returns.

The chart on the right shows where diseconomies of scale result due to bureaucracy, non-value-added services, strategic inertia, and more.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Diseconomies Of Scale are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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