TITLE

Changing the Zebra's Stripes

AUTHOR(S)
Marcino, George R.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Financial Executive;May/Jun2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how firms can revamp their ways of doing business. There are two basic paradigms. Companies can modify processes with the aim of saving time or reducing costs, such as when Harley Davidson Motorcycles adopted just-in-time manufacturing practices. Or a company can replace existing processes with entirely new ones, the introduction of automated teller machines by banks being just one example of this. The author outlines how both strategies can be undertaken, and the benefits that may be realized. INSET: Recipes for Failure.
ACCESSION #
11861773

 

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