To leverage its innovation processes, a manufacturer of electronics sensors, used outsourcing in its product development process. When new market opportunities were identified and product development began, the company leveraged global team members, both within and outside the company, to expedite design and development. Its main partner, a Chinese manufacturer, assembled and tested the silicon wafers which were produced by an outside supplier, often small, turnkey manufacturers. Preproduction p...

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2.4.2 Create and implement outsourcing strategy
5.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
13.1 Develop and manage supplier/customer partnerships

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