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|Title:||Global operations at Aalborg Industries – context, configuration, and capabilities|
|Author(s):||Brian Vejrum Waehrens (Assistant Professor at the Centre for Industrial Production, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark), Dmitrij Slepniov (Associate Professor at the Centre for Industrial Production, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark)|
|Citation:||Brian Vejrum Waehrens, Dmitrij Slepniov, "Global operations at Aalborg Industries – context, configuration, and capabilities", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection, (2011)|
|Keywords:||Denmark, Globalization, Operations management, Value chain|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/20450621111124424 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Acknowledgements:||Disclaimer. This case is written solely for educational purposes and is not intended to represent successful or unsuccessful managerial decision making. The author/s may have disguised names; financial and other recognizable information to protect confidentiality.|
Subject area – Operations strategy/global operations/value chain.
Study level/applicability – BA/Master level – The case can be applied to support operations strategy discussions related to the link between context, configuration, and capabilities, and particularly to discuss internationalization strategy and global operations.
Case overview – The case is initiated with an overview of the wider corporate and industrial context, which are included to supply contextual information pertinent to the understanding of competitive requirements and strategic choices of the company. The case then moves into establishing an understanding of the operationalization of these requirements and choices through a discussion of the structural configuration and organizational capabilities.
Expected learning outcomes – The case it expected to build an understanding of the fit between competitive priorities and their operationalization within structural and infrastructural decision areas.
Supplementary materials – Teaching note.
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