Risky business or competitive power? Supplier involvement in Japanese product design

1997-09-01
Notwithstanding the alleged risks of outsourcing design work, leading manufacturers in the Japanese automotive industry collaborate closely with their key suppliers. Despite widespread recognition of the effectiveness of these close-knit supplier networks, however, little research exists on the factors that affect the purchase of design work from suppliers.

Citation Formats
S. N. Wasti Pamuksuz and J. Liker, “Risky business or competitive power? Supplier involvement in Japanese product design,” JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 337–355, 1997, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/38484.