Risky business or competitive power? Supplier involvement in Japanese product design


Wasti S. N. , Liker J.

JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, cilt.14, ss.337-355, 1997 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 1997
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/s0737-6782(97)00024-6
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.337-355

Özet

Notwithstanding the alleged risks of outsourcing design work, leading manufacturers in the Japanese automotive industry collaborate closely with their key suppliers. Despite widespread recognition of the effectiveness of these close-knit supplier networks, however, little research exists on the factors that affect the purchase of design work from suppliers.