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R&D Benchmarking Strategic Review

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Purpose

A major Asian truck manufacturer was preparing its five year plan and wished to benchmark itself against its major global competitors.

Objectives

Benchmark major global truck OEMs R&D operations including structure and detailed head count at 4 leading manufacturers.

The work entailed developing a comprehensive picture of the global R&D activities of the competing brands, their organisation structures, policies, processes, headcount and perceived future directions.

The information was used to develop recommendations for the client’s approach to organising R&D on a global scale.

Outputs

Preliminary recommendations on R&D re-structuring and priorities for client.

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