TITLE

Direct to Dell: I Hunt For Michael's Supply Chain Secrets

AUTHOR(S)
Sabatini, Jeff
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Aug2000, Vol. 112 Issue 8, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at Dell Computer's management strategies. Production set up at Dell's Metric 12 plant; Remarks from Michael Dell, vice president of the company; Selling technique of Dell Computer.
ACCESSION #
3469431

 

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