Global Value Chain : Lincoln University Essay

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Lincoln University

Global Value Chains

Ereatara Enari
ID: 1119812

COMM110 – The Global Business Environment

Dr. Anthony Brien

19/03/2015, 12:00pm

1.0 Table Of Contents:

1.0 Table Of Contents ……………………………………………………………….1
2.0 Introduction………………………………………………………………………2
3.0 Global Value Chain Definition…………………………………………………..2
4.0 GVC Example 1: Adidas………………………………………………………...3
4.1 Value 1…………………………………………………………………….3
4.2 Value 2…………………………………………………………………….4
5.0 GVC Example 2: Dell………………………………………………………….....5
5.1 Value 1……………………………………………………………….……5
5.2 Value 2………………………………………………………………….…6
6.0 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………...…7

2.0 INTRODUCTION:

The 21st century has come with big changes to production processes within Global Value Chains (GVC) as different stages of production are being conducted in a variety of different countries. Businesses have been locating their operations internationally in the past few decades through outsourcing and offshoring value chain activities such as production, marketing, design and distribution. (Global Value Chains, 2015) The purpose of this report is to clearly define the concept of Global Value Chains. I will contextualise this information through two businesses of which I will provide examples of the GVC in action. For each of these businesses, I will discuss two different examples of the element ‘value’.

3.0 GLOBAL VALUE CHAIN DEFINITION:

A Global Value Chain is a production model where businesses
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