Lehrstuhl für Produktionsmanagement

Outsourcing and Offshoring in Complex Product Development

Vortrag von Ole Frauen (Volkswagen), Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier und Professor Jürgen Mihm (INSEAD)

Am 27. Oktober hielt Ole Frauen, Volkswagen, gemeinsam mit Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier und Prof. Jürgen Mihm (INSEAD) einen Vortrag beim INFORMS Annual Meeting 2021 in Anaheim, Kalifornien.  

Title: Leveraging The Potential Of Outsourcing And Offshoring In Complex Product Development

Abtract: Leveraging the potential of outsourcing and offshoring remains a major challenge in complex product development. It is a question about effectively decomposing and distributing work across geographical and organizational boundaries while providing high quality products. The decisions must clearly depend on the product’s characteristics and the emerging collaborative network. The conducted study is based on an extensive data set involving all development projects of one of the largest car manufacturers worldwide. We demonstrate that a precise distinction between outsourcing and offshoring, as well as the introduction of a network perspective, are crucial to evaluate the effects in more detail.