Product details

By continuing to use our site you consent to the use of cookies as described in our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.
You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.
Prize winner
Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 2001
Version: 17.12.2003

Abstract

This is part of a case series. The case describes a decision-making situation on the future of manufacturing for tape drives at Hewlett-Packard (HP). HP has used several different manufacturing partners in the earlier versions of its products. Now it is facing a decision to outsource manufacturing and create a virtual supply chain for the next product generation. The case provides opportunities to discuss the strategic and operational challenges of outsourcing and the use of electronics manufacturing services companies in supply chain operation.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
USD49 billion
Other setting(s):
July 2001

About

Abstract

This is part of a case series. The case describes a decision-making situation on the future of manufacturing for tape drives at Hewlett-Packard (HP). HP has used several different manufacturing partners in the earlier versions of its products. Now it is facing a decision to outsource manufacturing and create a virtual supply chain for the next product generation. The case provides opportunities to discuss the strategic and operational challenges of outsourcing and the use of electronics manufacturing services companies in supply chain operation.

Settings

Location:
Industry:
Size:
USD49 billion
Other setting(s):
July 2001

Related


Awards, prizes & competitions