Exploring the Transformation Strategies of Servitization: Cases of Large Manufacturing Firms in Taiwan
Hung-Chia Lin, Wen-Hong Chiu, Chien-Yu Lin, Shieh-Liang Chen
Available Online June 2014.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-14.2014.72How to use a DOI?
- Servitization strategy, Manufacturing industry, Servitization of manufacturing.
- This study proposes value-added servitization strategies, differentiation servitization, expansion servitization, and integration servitization based on the depth and breadth of servitization. This study selects 58 domestic manufacturers among the top 100 Taiwanese manufacturers as subjects and collects 271 transformation events. The findings are described as follows:1. Manufacturers adopt investing in cross-industry service and vertical integration of the supply chain as their priority among different strategies; 2. Derivative cross-industry service, vertical integration of the value chain, web platform service, and technical service become the development trends of manufacturers; 3. Market/end-user service, agency service, image promotion service, cross-industry support service, and green service are easily ignored by manufacturers; 4. Computer peripheral of information and communication technology service and the electronics industry show fewer instances of transformation, while the computer system industry shows more instances of transformation; 5. Manufacturers generally incorporate vertically integrated companies outside their industry and offer system platform to serve the customers by investing service.
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TY - CONF AU - Hung-Chia Lin AU - Wen-Hong Chiu AU - Chien-Yu Lin AU - Shieh-Liang Chen PY - 2014/06 DA - 2014/06 TI - Exploring the Transformation Strategies of Servitization: Cases of Large Manufacturing Firms in Taiwan BT - 2014 International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2014) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 400 EP - 405 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-14.2014.72 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/msmi-14.2014.72 ID - Lin2014/06 ER -