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Adopt These Practices to Improve Your Emerging-Market Manufacturing Strategies for India

Published: 07 May 2013

ID: G00251645

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson , Vikas Sarangdhar, Karen Carter


Manufacturing strategies for India must expand beyond the "low-cost destination" mindset. Global supply chain and manufacturing leaders should adopt three best practices while developing or retuning their manufacturing strategies to exploit India's untapped potential.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Focus on a Regional Strategy in Addition to Low Costs
    • Recommended Actions
  • Localize Global Process Standards to Drive Flexibility and Competitive Differentiation
    • Recommended Action
  • Recognize That Local Talent and Leadership Are Critical for Enduring Success of Manufacturing in India
    • Recommended Actions

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