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Forthcoming In Ctuistel Lane and Rclnhard Backmann (eds.) Trust Within and Between Orgmi:anotu Oxford Univcrsl ty I%css. Does Trust improve Business Performance? hlarl sako Dots trust buslncss \vhcre… (More)
School-to-work patterns and issues are discussed for seven economies (France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, UK and US). The emphasis is placed on differences across countries in both the… (More)
What factors facilitate and constrain the development and replication of organizational capabilities at suppliers? This question is addressed in a comparison of historical case studies at Toyota,… (More)
Choosing between outsourcing and shared services has significant implications for long-term corporate strategy.
T. M. C. Abbott, F. B. Abdalla, A. Alarcon, J. Aleksić, S. Allam, S. Allen, A. Amara, J. Annis, J. Asorey, S. Avila, D. Bacon, E. Balbinot, M. Banerji, N. Banik, W. Barkhouse, M. Baumer, E. Baxter,… (More)
1 The authors gratefully acknowledge funding by the International Motor Vehicle Program. Whilst this paper is largely conceptual, it incorporates insights gained through interviews carried out at… (More)
Alfred Chandler attributed the rise of the vertically integrated corporation in the twentieth century to improvements in transportation and communication. In contrast, many have argued that further… (More)
While often ambiguously defined, business models are central to innovation.
Does the trend toward standardization and modularization of professional services make outsourcing inevitable?
This paper analyses data from surveys of 1400 first-tier automotive suppliers in Europe, the United States and Japan, conducted as part of MIT's International Motor Vehicle Program. The paper shows… (More)