Standardization: Tactic or Strategy?

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Standardization: Tactic or Strategy?
Goetjaer, Student (MBA), Netherlands, Member
Question, is standardization a strategy or a tactic and why?...Sign up

Standardization is a Tool Within Strategy
R.D. van Rees, Project Manager, Netherlands, Member
Dear Goetjaer,
I can keep it real simple. A strategy is a tool you use to achieve a goal or multiple goals. Standardization is a tool within a st...Sign up

Standardization: Tactic and Strategy
zarkaoui Rachid, ICT Consultant, France, Member
Standardization should be defined as consolidation of the best practices in a field. There is no standardization without capitalization of know...Sign up

When to Avoid Standardisation
Harp Minhas
Standardisation within a business is surely to be avoided where it is not essential as it inhibits creativity and free thinking and enco...Sign up

Standardisation can be Dangerous
Max Pindo, Manager, France, Member
Standardisation is also a danger for managers who may wrongly believe (by extrapolation) that the company is ready to manage any possible event...Sign up

Standardisation Impedes Innovation
Harp Minhas
True and in these days of constant changes in the workplace, applying existing standards and procedures to new ideas and concepts inhibits the poss...Sign up

Deciding what is Really New
Max Pindo, Manager, France, Member
The point in "reactive mode" is: deciding what looks like a new reality: how can we tell if something is really new and if it needs an innovative a...Sign up

Standardization is a Recurring Strategy
Srikumar Varma, India, Member
Standardization is consolidation of the best practices in a field. The process of standardization is carried out after the least variable best proc...Sign up

Standardization is Suicidal
Zimin Andrew Alexander, преподаватель, консультант, Russian Federation, Member
Standardization = suicide, so it can't be strategy......Sign up

Innnovation based on Standardization
Ibrahima Diallo
Standardization should not be viewed as the antonym of innovation, or else you lose sight of its value and significance in the reduction of var...Sign up

Pashupati Nath verma, Professor, India, Member
Depends on the objective of the standardization, long term or short term, strategic or tactical....Sign up

Standardization in Developing Countries
Mahmoud Khashab, CEO, Libya, Member
Standardization in developing countries is a strategy, because they are not real industrial nations yet. If these countries are looking forward to pla...Sign up

Standardization is a Strategic Tactic
John Henry, Manager, United States, Member
Using old answers for new problems may not resolve the issues at hand (in the best way). But standardization has more uses. Establishing a standard t...Sign up

Standardisation is a Tactic and Strategy
Chaonamwene, Student (MBA), Malawi, Member
@Zarkaoui Rachid : I agree.
Standardisation is a process and standards are conceived as a body of codified info...Sign up

Standardization Can Encourage Control of Processes
Ade, Supply chain Analyst, United Kingdom, Member
Standardisation can be used at different levels of strategic development to achieve organisational goals.
As some have commented, an organisation...Sign up

Innovation and Standardization Priority Issues
NANG Theophile, Student (University), Cameroon, Member
Hi @Ibrahima Diallo, Standardization as starting point of innovative procedures is good in mind, but not always easy...Sign up

Standardisation in Services Industries
Belay Gezahegn, Director, Ethiopia, Member
Standardisation confines employees to think in a certain way and prohibits to think differently. This might be true in manufacturing industries.
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