Students learn the different types of outsourcing, supply chain management, the benefits and risks of outsourcing, and various pricing models for outsourcing contracts. Students also learn how to calculate the return on investment of supply chain outsourcing. Most important, the case enables students to understand the strategic context of outsourcing, and to decide which outsourcing model and pricing is appropriate.



Jeffery, M., Bibbs, D., Dowhan, M., Grace, D., Jackson, L., Maynard, W., Yung, D. and Johnson, S. (2017), "Supply Chain Outsourcing at DB Toys", Kellogg School of Management Cases. https://doi.org/10.1108/case.kellogg.2016.000328

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