Case Topic: Nissan Motor Company Ltd.: Building Operational Resiliency
Please thoroughly review the case details from the reference below. This is a very interesting case giving you the real world information on the various aspects of operational decisions.
William Schmidt, David i-Levi “Nissan Motor Company Ltd.: Building Operational Resiliency” MIT Sloan Case. MIT Sloan School of Management. Case: 11-116, 2013
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Japan’s March 11, 2011 Great Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami was among the most damaging natural disasters on record. This case examines the organizational structure and operational decisions that allowed Nissan Motor Company to recover from the disaster more rapidly than its peers. In doing so, Nissan was able to increase production and capture market share from its slower-to-recover competitors.
READ the information provided by the resources and references on the Background page. Understand the importance of supply chain management and its link to operations strategy.
NOTE: Cite the references in the Background, as well as additional references you use in your case paper.
The report should be 5–6 pages and submitted by the module due date.