Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance

The paper presents a study relating to the strategic decision of ‘make’ or ‘buy’ to organizational performance, and whether it is related to the origin of the resources used on manufacturing firms in Malaysia.Convenience sampling was done and 314 companies responded.The findings indicate that there...

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Main Authors: Mohamed, Zainal Abidin, Abdullah, Haim Hilman, Othman, Rozhan, Uli, Jegak
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spelling my.uum.repo.71742016-04-25T08:06:32Z http://repo.uum.edu.my/7174/ Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance Mohamed, Zainal Abidin Abdullah, Haim Hilman Othman, Rozhan Uli, Jegak HD28 Management. Industrial Management The paper presents a study relating to the strategic decision of ‘make’ or ‘buy’ to organizational performance, and whether it is related to the origin of the resources used on manufacturing firms in Malaysia.Convenience sampling was done and 314 companies responded.The findings indicate that there was no significant difference between the performance of companies that ‘make’ or ‘buy’. But when these two groups were further scrutinised based on the origin of their resources used, sourcing from developed and developing countries do have effects on company performance.The make or buy decisions have become strategic in nature and the sourcing from different destinations have significant relation with performance.Now that globalisation is common, choosing where your resources come from (to ‘buy’ or to ‘make’) can also be a strategic factor.The findings may add another dimension for consideration in the strategy formulation process. International Review of Business Research Papers 2009 Article PeerReviewed application/pdf en http://repo.uum.edu.my/7174/1/12.Haim.pdf Mohamed, Zainal Abidin and Abdullah, Haim Hilman and Othman, Rozhan and Uli, Jegak (2009) Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance. International Review of Business Research Papers, 5 (3). pp. 142-155. ISSN 1837-5685 http://www.bizresearchpapers.com/12.Haim.pdf
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topic HD28 Management. Industrial Management
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Mohamed, Zainal Abidin
Abdullah, Haim Hilman
Othman, Rozhan
Uli, Jegak
Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
description The paper presents a study relating to the strategic decision of ‘make’ or ‘buy’ to organizational performance, and whether it is related to the origin of the resources used on manufacturing firms in Malaysia.Convenience sampling was done and 314 companies responded.The findings indicate that there was no significant difference between the performance of companies that ‘make’ or ‘buy’. But when these two groups were further scrutinised based on the origin of their resources used, sourcing from developed and developing countries do have effects on company performance.The make or buy decisions have become strategic in nature and the sourcing from different destinations have significant relation with performance.Now that globalisation is common, choosing where your resources come from (to ‘buy’ or to ‘make’) can also be a strategic factor.The findings may add another dimension for consideration in the strategy formulation process.
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author Mohamed, Zainal Abidin
Abdullah, Haim Hilman
Othman, Rozhan
Uli, Jegak
author_facet Mohamed, Zainal Abidin
Abdullah, Haim Hilman
Othman, Rozhan
Uli, Jegak
author_sort Mohamed, Zainal Abidin
title Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
title_short Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
title_full Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
title_fullStr Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
title_full_unstemmed Make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
title_sort make or buy strategy and origin of sourcing materials and their relationship with firm performance
publisher International Review of Business Research Papers
publishDate 2009
url http://repo.uum.edu.my/7174/1/12.Haim.pdf
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