Download Competing Against Time: How Time-Based Competition is Reshap…Today, time is the cutting edge. In fact, as a strategic weapon, contend George Stalk, Jr. Hout, time is the equivalent of money, productivity, quality, even innovation. With many detailed examples from companies that have put time-based strategies in place, such as Federal Express, Ford, Milliken, Honda, Deere, Toyota, Sun Microsystems, Wal-Mart, Citicorp, Harley-Davidson, and Mitsubishi, the authors describe exactly how reducing elapsed time can make the critical difference between success and failure. Give customers what they want when they want it, or the competition will. Time-based companies are offering greater varieties of products and services, at lower costs, and with quicker delivery times than their more pedestrian competitors.
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