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Robert Boute

Visiting Professor of Operations Management

How “Speed Factories” Help Companies Adapt to Capricious Consumers

For certain trendy products, these local but expensive plants can be a smart investment.

Researchers: Robert Boute, Stephen M. Disney and Jan A. Van Mieghem

July 3, 2018

Operations

How Much Does It Cost to Manufacture Overseas Versus at Home?

A new tool helps companies calculate whether to offshore, manufacture locally, or dual source.

Researchers: Robert Boute and Jan A. Van Mieghem

July 10, 2017

Operations