Evaluation of outsourcing : a case analysis of Lever Ponds (Maydon Wharf).
The aim of the study is to assess whether or not the outsourcing of production at the Lever Ponds Maydon Wharf factory has been successful from a financial and operational perspective. Chapter one gives a background as to why outsourcing has been essential at the Maydon Wharf factory. The chapter also outlines what potential dangers Lever Ponds may be exposed to as a result of outsourcing production to outsourcing companies. Chapter two is a literature review of studies that have been undertaken in instances where production has been outsourced. Chapter three outlines the research methodology of the study. Chapter four gives a numerical breakdown and a brief overview of the findings. Chapter five is a detailed discussion of the findings. Chapter six sets out the recommendations of the study and provides a conclusion to the study.