If Apple wants to open brick-and-mortar stores in India, it will have to locally source at least 30% of its parts. “The government’s decision will have a pretty profound effect on Apple, because having complete control has been key to...
The company is talking with suppliers, government authorities and others to work on a solution.
Does your company reward its managers that develop more efficient ways of getting the job done? Or does it allow managers to build empires?
Supplier capability assessments are often expensive and inefficient, and don't produce desired results. Have you considered just eliminating them?
After the unraveling of what would have been a $160 billion merger with Allergan, Pfizer has likely learned two lessons: 1. Don't mess with the White House, and 2. Inversions are dead.
Nothing good ever results when companies start treating their strategic employees as commodities.
The high-profile Apple contract may help Philips boost the price for the Lumileds unit it’s trying to sell.
“There’s little reason that iron ore is going to go above $45 to $50 per ton. If anything, there are probably more downside risks.”
Manufacturers need to shake off the traditional commodities mindset and embrace the idea of an intelligent supply chain.
The government’s role in economic development should be to develop and facilitate adoption of practical world-class manufacturing strategies.