Servitization in contract manufacturing – Evidence from Polar Business Cases

Viitamo EsaLuoto SeppoSeppälä Timo

This paper contributes to the scholarly debate on the origins and nature of industrial servitization. By resorting to contract manufacturing as an empirical case, we posit that any product-service solution that a manufacturing firm is capable of delivering on a competitive basis mirrors its goals in value creation and capture, positioning within its value networks, and the pool of assets and competences it holds.

Strategic Outsourcing: An International Journal 2016 9:3

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