Management of International Operations
The present chapter discusses the operational aspect of MNCs. The objective of the discussion is to:
- Explain the different options for locating the manufacturing operations, the factors behind the selection of a particular location, and the process of selecting a particular location.
- Show how inventory is managed and whether there is any deviation either from the EOQ or from the normal re-ordering point.
- Identify the sources from where the inputs can be procured and also the mode of procurement.
- Explain whether the inputs can be bought from another firm or they ...