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Strategies for international manufacturing

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In the literature on production and operations management, little has been written about the international aspects of the field. How a company with operations in several countries should structure its operations is a question which still, to a large extent, remains unanswered in literature. it is nevertheless an important question nowadays, as many companies become more global in their operations, and as even domestic companies are faced with global competitors. Managers have identified the lack of an adequate manufacturing strategy as one of the main barriers to the effective management of their international manufacturing operations. How to set up and manage an effective and efficient network of plants is a key issue here. In this we will give an overview of what we believe are key issues in the manufacturing strategy of a company with operations in several countries

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http://flora.insead.edu/fichiersti_wp/inseadwp1994/94-25.pdf

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