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Chapter 16 Outline

Li & Fung

Introduction

Strategy, Manufacturing, and Materials Management

Where to Manufacture

Country Factors

Technological Factors

Product Factors

Locating Manufacturing Facilities

The Strategic Role of Foreign Factories

Make-or-Buy Decisions

The Advantages of Make

The Advantages of Buy

Trade-offs

Strategic Alliances with Suppliers

Coordinating a Global Manufacturing System

The Power of Just-in-Time

The Role of Organization

The Role of Information Technology

Chapter Summary

Critical Discussion Questions

Timberland

Notes

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