Describes the circumstances Whistler Corp. ‘s decision whether or not to continue production in the United States. The company was a deep crisis in its domestic manufacturing operations and therefore was not able to compete with suppliers from the Far East. A pilot project of a consulting company organized proposes a number of changes that could dramatically improve the company’s competitiveness in the manufacturing sector. The management has to decide whether the changes should … Read more »

Describes the circumstances Whistler Corp. ‘s decision whether or not to continue production in the United States. The company was a deep crisis in its domestic manufacturing operations and therefore was not able to compete with suppliers from the Far East. A pilot project of a consulting company organized proposes a number of changes that could dramatically improve the company’s competitiveness in the manufacturing sector. The management has to decide whether the changes should be implemented or whether all items should be procured from offshore sources.
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Gary P. Pisano
Source: Harvard Business School
13 pages.
Release Date: 09 February, 1990. Prod #: 690011-PDF-ENG
Whistler Corporation (A) HBR case solution

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