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Model for Guiding In-Sourcing Decisions

Boeing Metals has asked Tauber Institute to develop a methodology to help make/buy decisions in order to increase factory utilization. The proposed approach considers unit costs, strategic future importance, IP, and supply chain quality and health, amongst other variables. This methodology aligns the characteristics of each package with the capability and capacity of the manufacturing sites.

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Sophia Marina Engstrom – Master of Science in Engineering in Industrial and Operations Engineering

Carlos Sanchez Martinez – Master of Business Administration

Jose Ignacio Prieto – Master of Business Administration


Cherlyn Hernandez – Metals Capability Core

David Piper – Supply Chain


Ariel Shwayder – Ross School of Business

Dawn White – College of Engineering

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