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dc.contributorGraduate School of Businessen_US
dc.contributorDepartment of Logisticsen_US
dc.creatorFan, Chi-yuen Genie-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleCase study of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited : outsourcing of aircraft maintenanceen_US
dcterms.abstractRecently all local and international companies are facing the same problem of cost reduction. Traditionally, companies are concentrated on reducing labour and material costs. However, the development of outsourcing has changed the way people think by means of not only to reduce the cost but to transfer the risk of cost fluctuation to another organisation. Under these circumstances, some companies become stronger, but some do not. The idea of 'Outsourcing' concerns the identifying of 'Effective Boundary' and 'Core Business'. By means of focusing on the core business, an organisation could improve its quality of product and services, thus to enhance its competitiveness. However, some companies only focus on cutting cost in the short run, and such outsourcing process has moved to an incorrect direction. This paper highlights the essence of outsourcing in the recent business environment. Although outsourcing can improve the overall performance of a company but in practice some companies have failed to address the risk. Some recommendations could be found at the end of this project.en_US
dcterms.extentv, 44 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cmen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.LCSHCathay Pacific Airwaysen_US
dcterms.LCSHAirplanes -- Maintenance and repairen_US
dcterms.LCSHContracting outen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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