Globalization: Gaining Leverage from Size and Scope
Fueled by increased global competition, expansion into new markets, mergers and acquisitions, companies are migrating from operating unit footprints to global footprints. Many of these companies pursuing globalization initiatives face challenges such as consolidating information, updating metrics, and harmonizing multiple, disparate processes. Read this white paper to learn how companies are consolidating functions across multiple operating units and geographies to leverage their strengths while maintaining local execution responsibilities. Discover success stories from two companies that implemented innovative supply chain strategies as well as key lessons for global initiatives:
- Define joint metrics and align incentives.
- Establish harmonized global process models.
- Deploy a shared process and information platform.
- Enable business units, regions, and external partners.