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Production system and competitive power of Chinese enterprises

—A case study on TCL King color TV
  • Ouyang Taohua 1,
  • Li Jiahong 2,
  • Zhang Chuyu 1Email author,
  • Mao Yunshi 2 and
  • Lu Weihang 2
Frontiers of Business Research in ChinaSelected Publications from Chinese Universities1:29

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11782-007-0029-5

Abstract

Taking TCL’s color TV production system as an example, this paper discusses the formation process and causes of the production system of China’s manufacturing industry. The work flow and operation mode of the fast production line in TCL color TV manufacturing base (Huizhou) are studied in detail. The results show that the forming of TCL color TV production system’s competitive power within such a short time is credited to three reasons: advantage of backwardness and creative imitation, fast duplication capacity, and a marketized performance appraisal system.

Keywords

competitive advantage fast duplication evolution capability

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