Vertical Integration Strategy Alternatives

A study by Kathryn Harrigan reveals several alternatives that encompass the dimensions of vertical integration strategy. These alternatives are:


Strategies for attaining materials and markets with no internal transfers and no ownership are like contracts. They are especially attractive when firms are reluctant to buy specialized assets, need to lower breakeven points because of underdeveloped demand, or can arrange delivery schedules with suppliers (or distributors) as though they were extensions of the firm's assets.

Previous page Next page
Corporate-level Strategy
The information on this page may not be reproduced, republished or mirrored on another webpage or website.
Copyright 1998-2014