Globalization and the Textile Industry Research Paper by hicaliber

Globalization and the Textile Industry
A discussion of how globalization and the global value chain has impacted the textile industry.
# 96408 | 1,106 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 08, 2007 in Business (Industries) , Business (International)

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This paper defines and describes the interplay within the global value chain in an organization, with a focus on the textile industry. In particular, the author explores how implementation of the global value chain has allowed foreign textile firms to become more competitive against their American rivals. The author then highlights China's successful use of value chain in its textile industry.

Value Chain Overview
China's Use of Inbound Logistics
China's Use of Production Operations
China's Use of Outbound Logistics
China's Use of Sales and Marketing
China's Use of Maintenance

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fong, M., Wonacott, P. & Aeppel, T. "Chinese Manufacturers are Closing Quality Gap: Investments in Technology Brings Gains in Innovation, Research and Productivity." Wall Street Journal 14 Oct 2004: p. A17.
  • Gereffi, G. & Memedovic, O. "The Global Apparel Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries." UNIDO. 2003. UNIDO. 14 Jul 2006 <>.
  • Porter, M. Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance. New York: Free Press, 1985.

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