Outsource or insource R&D

Case Study #3: Feed R&D – or Farm it out? Each student is to submit an extended analysis of this case by Nitin Nohria et al. HBR JulAug 2005. Case Study # 3

• Review the strategic issues presented in the case.

• Discuss the key issues management needs to consider in deciding whether to support an in-house R&D function or outsource all Research & Development.

• Discuss the implications of outsourcing R&D for middle managers.

Some additional information that should be included:
•An in-depth discussion of the pros and cons of in-house/outsourcing of the R&D capability including the input of the “experts”
•A definitive recommendation based on your analysis of the strategic issues and the pros and cons of in-house/outsourcing of the R&D capability.
•A discussion of the senior management issues presented and appropriate recommendations
•Submit the paper in an appropriate APA format

Use the order calculator below and get started! Contact our live support team for any assistance or inquiry.