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GMAT Essay Topic 642 - "People often complain that products are not made to last. They feel that making products that wear out fairly quickly wastes both natural and human resources. What they fail to see, however, is that such manufacturing practices keep costs down for the consumer and stimulate demand." Which do you find more compelling: the complaint about products that do not last or the response to it? Explain your position using relevant reasons and/or examples drawn from your own experience, observations, or reading.


2014.2.12 Score:4.5 February 12th, 2014 by findscore.com
The argument given states that the retail sale will increase in the next 10 years and therefore stores are obligate to change their products to draw middle-aged consumers' attentions suffers from s... Read more
No title Score:3.5 February 6th, 2014 by findscore.com
There is an old saying that “Without money you can do nothing”, especially in a material world. Money is like a bridge connecting people and people. Loads of people spend most of their lives pl... Read more
People often complain that products are not made to last. Th Score:4.5 March 26th, 2012 by findscore.com
Many people feel that products are not made to last, and correspondingly, many natural and human resources are wasted. On the other hand, it can be noted that such manufacturing practices keep cost... Read more
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gmac Score:5 September 8th, 2010 by findscore.com
Many people feel that products are not made to last, and correspondingly, many natural and human resources are wasted. On the other hand, it can be noted that such manufacturing practices keep cost... Read more
Yugo Score:5.5 March 21st, 2009 by findscore.com
Many people feel that products are not made to last, and correspondingly, many natural and human resources are wasted. On the other hand, it can be noted that such manufacturing practices keep cost... Read more
“People often complain that products are not made to last. Score:5 December 4th, 2008 by findscore.com
This topic raises the issue of whether, on balance, consumers are damaged or benefited by quality-cutting production methods. Indisputably, many consumer products today are not made to last. Nevert... Read more
Longer-lasting products Score:5 November 6th, 2008 by findscore.com
The issue of never-lasting products has been a controversial one for quite some time now. On the one hand, longer-lasting products are indeed attractive, becuase people are not required to buy them... Read more
No title Score:5 August 7th, 2008 by findscore.com
Whenever we buy a product we often prefer to the one which lasts long and moreover the people are very conscious regarding buying the eco friendly products these days. Therefore I feel that peoples... Read more
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No title Score:5 April 2nd, 2008 by findscore.com
Many people assume that products in general, today, have short time life and are not made to last. However, on the other hand that's not totally true, products actually may waste natural and human ... Read more
Loss of making a Product that wears out quickly Score:3 March 13th, 2008 by findscore.com
I agree that manufacturing of products that wear out quickly wastes both natural and human resources. From nature's point of view, if a product uses some non-renewable resources then manufacturing ... Read more
gmat og essay Score:5 November 16th, 2007 by findscore.com
Many people feel that products are not made to last, and correspondingly, many natural and human resources are wasted. On the other hand it can be noted that such manufacturing practices keep costs... Read more
Products – Consumer Complaints Score:4.5 October 28th, 2007 by findscore.com
Products serve some purpose and are meant to last. In recent times, product companies lay more emphasis on the cost, profitability and demand of the product and tend to underestimate the need for q... Read more
product price vs. life Score:5 October 10th, 2007 by findscore.com
A consumer is almost always faced with this dilemma of choosing a product with low price and low quality/shorter life or the other one with contrary attributes. Although both the sides of the given... Read more
Issue Submission – People often complain that products are n Score:3.5 August 15th, 2007 by findscore.com
People often complain that products are not made to last. Well i believe it varies from product to product, the need of the market and which segment of market audience you are targeting.Suppose... Read more
Quality of products Score:5 April 25th, 2007 by findscore.com
This topic raises the issue of whether, on balance, consumers are damaged or benefited by quality-cutting production methods. Indisputably, many consumer products today are not made to last. Nevert... Read more
Product Durability Score:6 October 24th, 2006 by findscore.com
The issue of product durability needs to be assesed in the context of total product lifecyle. It is also an imperative to take into account the viewpoints of various stackholders like customemrs... Read more
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