Case Study

Rationalization of service suppliers at JW Enterprise (B)

10 pages
February 2000
Reference: IMD-3-0821

The ‘B’ case focuses on purchasing of consulting services. The major difference from the ‘A’ case is that here the focus is on the numerator, rather than the denominator in the value/cost ratio. Further analogies of the two cases leads to insights into traditional purchases of production (bill-of-materials) items.

Keywords
Purchasing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing
Settings
Europe
1999
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© 2000
Available Languages
English
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