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Operations Management: International vs Domestic

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Describe the implications of operations improvement for international operations and how these differ from domestic applications.

In addition, analyze the potential differences between the operations improvement process for the service and manufacturing sectors, both internationally and domestically.
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Implications of operations improvement in international operations

Changes in company's best practices and policies: What works in the home country might not work in the foreign country, hence to improve operations for international business the organization need to change its policies as per the country.
Refining the global strategy: As the company strives to implement a global strategy and at the same time aim for operations improvement, its tasks and processes must be modified to fit that global strategy.

Quick decision making: The subsidiaries of an international operation are more physically dispersed than subsidiaries of a domestic firm. ...

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Operations management for international versus domestic operations are compared. The potential differences between the operations improvement process for the service and manufacturing sectors are examined.

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