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Make or buy: understanding the impact of technology choices

Probert, DR (1996) Make or buy: understanding the impact of technology choices. IEE Colloquium (Digest). ISSN 0963-3308

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This paper identifies the significance of make or buy issues for manufacturing industry, and positions the question as central to manufacturing strategy. The key importance of technology assessment in formulating a make or buy strategy is examined, together with some practical techniques for making this assessment. Finally the issues of managing the technology base of a business are reviewed, and current research aimed at facilitating this task is described.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div E > Strategy and Policy
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:49
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2017 02:16