Remake or Buy? Reconditioning Products at Xtra Power Energy Systems
The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Understand issues related to the remake or buy decision (using transaction cost theory).
- Understand issues and challenges in sales and operation planning.
- Understand issues and challenges in managing a reverse supply chain.
|SUPPLY CHAIN RECONFIGURATION EFFECTS|
|REMAKE OR BUY?|
Operations planning; Remake or buy decision; Transaction Cost Theory; Supply chain management; Reverse supply chain; Product reconditioning; Supply chain sourcing in remanufacturing operations; Core competency assets; Transaction Cost economics