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    Review Questions 2 and 8 2. Define ownership (vertical) and relationship (virtual) integration and compare their advantages and disadvantages. Defining Ownership integration describes the procedure of firm buying another business that produces many of their material. When obtaining many of their suppliers the firm is then able to control the manufacture process. This helps the firm cut expenses. This is a big advantage because now that the firm is in control of the production process, they do not

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    opportunities that vertical integration would provide in the future of the company. Vertical integration is visible when “two companies or organizations at various stages of production merge together” (OccupyTheroy, 2015). The main goal of vertical integration is “to increase the overall efficiency and to reduce costs all throughout the supply chain, thus improving business competitiveness and profitability” (OccupyTherroy, 2015). There are two types of vertical integration which are forward

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    manufacturer owns its supplier and / or distributor and becomes involved in another task that they were not involved in before. Below a fictional description of a vertical integration: Example: Rubbo Farms has 10,000

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    Vertical integration is a business growth strategy for economics of scale. It is typified by one firm engaged in different parts of production example; growing raw materials, manufacturing, transporting, marketing, and/or retailing to expand business in existing market for the firm. It can function in two directions both forward integration and backward integration. In Forward integration involves company to develop strategy to control the firm product distribution either through distribution centers

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    from all of the studies reviewed that integration of physicians into hospital-based system results in increased pricing. Another noteworthy finding is that some studies also showed that integration results in higher expenditures which are contrary to what is touted as a benefit of integration, i.e. more efficient care and a reduction of unnecessary or duplicative testing. Quality & Patient Satisfaction: The literature also demonstrates that vertical integration does not lead to improvements in the

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    Johnson & Johnson: Planning Vertical Integration Team Synergy April 4, 2011 In a competitive market to which Johnson and Johnson operates, the smallest of errors can lead to consequences which can cut revenue. When large mistakes occur, millions of dollars are lost, and even worse, there is a loss of customer confidence. Johnson and Johnson has had numerous recalls in their consumer healthcare division recently, which rocked the organization’s once sound image, and diminished its profits. These

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    Disney has expanded in both vertical and horizontal dimensions. They have 5 main business categories, notably media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and internet and direct marketing. Vertical Integration The adaptation of both upstream and downstream vertical integration has allowed Disney to have greater control over their value chain system. It has allowed Disney to maximise their profits to earn from every aspect of a movie from its production, marketing

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    Introduction International Expansion is a process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a global-spanning network of communication and trade (Lou,1999). An expansion strategy is an action plan usually adopted to acquire better and bigger growth with respect to its previously attained standard(Business Jargons,2017). The rationale behind expansion could be higher Profit margins, gaining competitive advantage, expanding domains. Based on rationale, expansion

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    Vertical integration is when a company has control of more than one stage of the supply chain. This type of manufacturing strategy has various advantages, including the fact that they get more control over the value chain. This includes control over production aspect of their distribution process and how much they would sell them on the market. They also get cost control in a way that they don’t have to buy supplies or production resources so that they can focus on their product and their customers

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    which work closely with R&D personnel in Oreon making the most expensive footwear. Corporate level strategies that Nike implements include the vertical integration strategy. In general, the vertical integration strategy allows a firm to gain control over distributors, suppliers and competitors (Nike report, 2015). Nike has implemented forward integration by having its own retail locations throughout the United States, foreign countries & online stores.Every partner has a hugely significant role to

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