Business Strategy for Dell Case Study by The Research Group

Business Strategy for Dell
Discusses various business strategy questions for Dell Computers.
# 73135 | 3,825 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Business (Companies) , Business (General)

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This paper discusses these issues: What generic business level strategy is Dell pursuing?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this business level strategy? What are the company's company's core competencies, sustainable competitive advantage and the company's strengths?

From the Paper:

"Like other PC makers Dell ordered its components in advance and carried a large amount of component inventory. If its forecasts were wrong Dell had major write-downs based on lower of cost or market price adjustments. Then Dell began to implement a new business model. Its operations had always featured a build-to-order process with direct sales to customers but Dell took a series of steps to eliminate its inventories. The results were spectacular..."

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