Sourcing in China: Strategies, Methods and Experiences

Sourcing in China: Strategies, Methods and Experiences

by G. Nassimbeni, M. Sartor


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This book highlights the inducements, advantages and obstacles faced by enterprises in the development of a sourcing channel in China. A taxonomy of the sourcing typologies is proposed and a normative model is described choice. The book examines the paths leading to an effective sourcing channel and International Purchasing Office in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403998552
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/06/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

GUIDO NASSIMBENI is Professor of Economics and Business Strategy at the University of Udine, Italy. He co-ordinated the EU project 'International Sourcing Strategies for China' with German and Chinese partners. His research interests include supply chain management, strategic purchasing, lean production and logistics.

MARCO SARTOR is a PhD candidate at the University of Udine, Italy. His studies are related to international sourcing, international manufacturing and firm benchmarking. He has written several papers on these topics that have been published in leading international journals.

Table of Contents

Preface; C.Romiti Foreword; G.Atti Introduction International Sourcing: The Literature China: A Geo-Economic Overview The Study Sourcing Typologies in China: A Classification The Strategic Plan for International Sourcing in China Aspects and Critical Issues in International Sourcing in China Foreign Investments: Modalities and Legislative Constraints Transport Infrastructures Conclusions Case Study: Black & Decker Case Study: Campagnolo Commercio Case Study: Danieli Group Case Study: Trudi Case Study: Zenasia Bibliography Index

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