Corporate Downsizing and the Rise of ‘Problem-solving Suppliers: the Case of Hadco Corporation

  title={Corporate Downsizing and the Rise of ‘Problem-solving Suppliers: the Case of Hadco Corporation},
  author={Allen Kaufman and Michael Merenda and Craig Wood},
In re-examining the supply chain relationships of American firms, investigators usually confine their studies to the outsourcing strategies of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). A few authors meanwhile have examined how small and medium size manufacturers (SMMs) fit within the vertical supply chain. This study explores how these suppliers develop new opportunities for increasing the volume and breadth of product which they source to OEMs and how these SMMs develop ways to collaborate with… CONTINUE READING

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