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Take a Life Cycle View When Setting Up a Captive Center

Published: 14 March 2006

ID: G00138201

Analyst(s): Partha Iyengar

Summary

Take a life cycle view during the upfront planning process to develop a successful offshore captive center. We've identified the elements of the captive center life cycle to help you set up a comprehensive planning process.

Table Of Contents
  • The Captive Center Life Cycle
  • Stage One: Strategy
    • Organizational Readiness
    • Goals and Objectives
    • Scale
  • Stage Two: Planning
    • Branding and Brand Management
    • Governance
  • Stage Three: Implementation
  • Stage Four: Ongoing Management
    • Country and Company Cultural Assimilation
    • Integration With Headquarters
  • Recommendations for Organizations Evaluating Captive Centers

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