Monczka et al 2008

Monczka et al 2008 - First article describes how to be...

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“Getting on Track to Better Global Sourcing” Monczka, Trent, and Petersen Caleb McRady, Heather Mabry
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Overview Integrated Global Sourcing vs. International Purchasing Reasons to work toward effective global sourcing: Search for lower costs, higher quality, greater material availability, and access to product and process technologies Variety of benefits
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Factors in Achieving Global Results
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Future Expectations
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“Getting Offshoring Right” Ravi Aron and Jitendra V. Singh
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Overview Companies must rethink the way that they come up with offshoring strategies in order to succeed. Three steps to gain strategic advantage through the offshoring process 1. Rank processes by value 2. Identify and manage risks 3. Choose the right location and organizational form
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“Getting On Track to Better Global Sourcing” vs. “Getting Offshoring Right” Differences
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Unformatted text preview: First article describes how to be competitive by sourcing strategically, but second article is advocating when and how to outsource so that your company can achieve success Second article discusses at length how to decide which processes should be subject to offshoring Similarities Risk importance Strategies within offshoring process Value of coordinating decision making as well as decentralized control of operational activities Key Takeaways: Investing in integrated global sourcing strategies can create competitive advantage and provide benefits including improved total cost of ownership, customer performance, quality, on-time delivery, responsiveness, flexibility, and inventory management Ranking process value, identifying risk, and ensuring that the organizational form matches the...
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