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A Brief Note on the Toyota Production System
What is the Toyota Production System (TPS), and why do so many organizations study and put into practice the principles of the system?This note introduces business students to the TPS…
Publication Date: 09/24/2013 Product ID: 1-429-245
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A Note on International Trade Theory
This note describes international trade theories, beginning with country-based international trade theories, followed by firm-based international trade theories, and concluding with a single company-based international trade theory. The theories discussed…
Publication Date: 12/18/2014 Product ID: 1-429-407
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A Taxonomy of Process Types
This note describes the spectrum of process types, focusing on two pure cases in detail, flow shops, and job shops. Specifically it describes characteristics, operations, and opportunities for competitive advantage,…
Publication Date: 05/24/2010 Product ID: 1-429-083
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Foreign Direct Investment
This technical note briefly introduces the reader to various Foreign Direct Investment related concepts and firm-level considerations. As discussed throughout the paper, a decision to participate in FDI can occur…
Publication Date: 12/22/2009 Product ID: 1-428-827
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Managing Inventories
This reference note introduces inventory concepts, tradeoffs involved in their management, and tools for effective inventory decision-making. Students of business operations will find these concepts, tradeoffs, and tools useful as…
Publication Date: 11/26/2012 Product ID: 1-429-246
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Maritime Transportation: The Global System of Shipping and Ports
This conceptual note is focused on one of the most important aspects of international trade and commerce – maritime transportation. The majority of global trade, in fact more than 90…
Publication Date: 01/26/2009 Product ID: 1-428-712
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Note on Building a Successful Startup Management Team: 12 Keys
The vast majority of all viable new inventions or business ideas never make it to market. Innovations developed by corporations, in particular, appear to fail to reach their potential. This…
Publication Date: 02/15/2009 Product ID: 1-428-785
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Note on Building Shareholder Value by Commercializing Corporate Innovation
The vast majority of all viable new inventions or business ideas never make it to market. Innovations developed by corporations, in particular, appear to fail to reach their potential. This…
Publication Date: 02/01/2009 Product ID: 1-428-786
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Note on Business Model Innovation: It Can Be as Critical to New-Business Success as Technology Innovation
Surprisingly, the dominant competitor that eventually surfaces in many industries does not garner its sustainable competitive advantage through the expected paths of either technological or product innovation, on the one…
Publication Date: 02/27/2009 Product ID: 1-428-784
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Note on Capacity Management
Production capacity can be defined as the maximum rate at which a productive system can convert inputs into outputs. Capacity is typically measured as output per unit of time, that…
Publication Date: 05/14/2010 Product ID: 1-429-082
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