Performance Implications of Changing Vertical Integration Strategies
- SINKING FEELING. Henricks, Mark // Entrepreneur;Nov2002, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p17
Compares business processes in the U.S. and Japan. Accounting scandals in the U.S.; Vertical and horizontal integration in Japanese industries; Consumer spending; Efforts to jolt Japan's economy with public spending.
- Vertical integration in economic theory. Scazzieri, Roberto // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics;Fall90, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the conceptual foundations and the theoretical implications of vertical integration in economic inquiry. Circular flow and the analysis of subsystems; Stationary states and intertemporal equilibria; Circular flow and the analysis of self-replacing states; Structural specification and...
- INTEGRATION VERSUS OUTSOURCING IN INDUSTRY EQUILIBRIUM. Grossman, Gene M.; Helpman, Elhanan // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Feb2002, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p85
We develop an equilibrium model of industrial structure in which the organization of firms is endogenous. Differentiated consumer products can be produced either by vertically integrated firms or by pairs of specialized companies. Production of each variety of consumer good requires a...
- Biz won't thrive on buzz words. Milgram, Neil // Plastics News;6/3/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p6
Comments on the effects of vertical integration on businesses. Changes in accounting practices; Improvements in product design, development, marketing and distribution; Advantages of getting back to core competencies.
- Vertical disintegration, industrial classification, and... McCollum, James B. // Atlantic Economic Journal;Jun91, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p72
States that when changes in coordinate costs lead to vertical disintegration of service activities, one must recognize that many jobs previously counted in the manufacturing sector will be reclassified into the service sector. Minor explanation for the rapid growth in business service firms;...
- Manoeuvres in aerospace fail to spark interest they deserve. Pitcher, George // Marketing Week;9/10/1998, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p25
Opinion. Focuses on business, with emphasis on vertical integration, while giving an individual's views on the bid by Rupert Murdoch to takeover Manchester United football team. Reference to the changes that took place in the defence and aerospace industries of the Western alliance since the...
- How Potential Conflict Drives Channel Structure: Concurrent (Direct and Indirect) Channels. Sa Vinhas, Alberto; Anderson, Erin // Journal of Marketing Research (JMR);Nov2005, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p507
The authors study business-to-business manufacturers' simultaneous usage of vertically integrated (direct) and third-party (indirect) channels of distribution to serve one geographical market (possibly comprising several market segments) with the same product line. Most theoretical approaches to...
- Uncrustable Conundrum. Hickey, Kathleen // Traffic World;7/31/2000, Vol. 263 Issue 5, p40
Reports on the implementation of an business logistics software solution by the U.S.-based supply-chain software company, J.M. Smucker Co. Operations for the manufacture and distribution of frozen goods; Costs for storage, handling, production and penalty; Implications for inventory planning and...
- The Dual Distribution Bills: What are they all about? Savitt, Ronald // California Management Review;Summer68, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p55
Although the dual distribution bills were proposed to protect the small, independent business firm, enforcement would result in havoc if the bills were adopted; the best protection is through the transfer of managerial knowledge.