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Strategy & Leadership

ISSN: 1087-8572
Incorporates: The Antidote

Online from: 1975

Subject Area: Strategy

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Cost benchmarking functions in the value chain

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Title:Cost benchmarking functions in the value chain
Author(s):Robert M. Fifer, (President of the consulting firm of Kaiser Associates, Inc., and a member of the Planning Review editorial board)
Citation:Robert M. Fifer, (1989) "Cost benchmarking functions in the value chain", Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 17 Iss: 3, pp.18 - 19
Article type:General review
DOI:10.1108/eb054255 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:First, the theory of benchmarking competitor functions is outlined. Then, three cases show how benchmarking a competitor's value chain can determine your company's response strategy.

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