Supply Chain Restructuring at Portugal Telecom (B)

Published 30 Apr 2009
Reference 5578
Topic Strategy
Region Global
Length 26 page(s)
Language English

Part 2 describes the actions taken by PT, their impact on a number of operational measures (cost, time to market, etc.) as well as the rationale that supports those steps. The teaching note provides a teaching plan and draws the links with the relevant theoretical material from the fields of Economics, Strategy and Negotiation Analysis.

Teaching objectives

To enable students to gain a sophisticated understanding of: 1. The practice of negotiation within a large procurement department 2. The institutional aspects of setting up and running a large procurement department 3. A broad range of supply chain restructuring moves implemented at PT and other companies 4. The theoretical bases (from economics, strategy and negotiation analysis) for these supply chain restructuring efforts

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Supply Chain
  • Negotiation
  • Telecom
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Outsourcing