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A Best-Practice Approach for Developing Global Supply Chains

Author(s):

Ralph G. Kauffman
Ralph G. Kauffman, Assistant Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, kauffmanr@uhd.edu
Thomas A. Crimi
Thomas A. Crimi, Learning and Development Coordinator, Chevron International Exploration and Production, Houston, TX 77002, crimita@chevrontexaco.com
Gary L. Stading
Gary L. Stading, Assistant Professor, University of Houston- Downtown, Houston, TX 77002, stadingg@uhd.edu

91st Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2006 - Minneapolis, MN
Abstract

To be competitive in today's global marketplace, and to effectively serve global operations, supply chains must also be "world class". This paper provides a step-by-step approach to global supply chain development, contrasts global to domestic development, and identifies challenges, complexities, and strategies for building multi-national supply chains.

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