Apology Letter

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Explain how Henry Miller uses outside resources to drive innovation. Identify the additional resources might they need if expanding to a new market like Malaysia.
Henry Miller work is innovated by his own expertise, but does not end there. Instead of creating the designs for his company within, he outsources the company’s creative work to professional designers and fully understands that he could benefit from the creativity of his staff as well. By allowing his staff to take part in design, he is able to generate unlimited ideas, which means the company’s chances of producing quality designs are greater. I like the fact that his company focuses on “green” production and design by recycling waste and using resources from renewable supply sources to support our environment. If he would like to expand to a new market like Malaysia, he and his staff should study the culture of Malaysia, and create designs in demand in this specific marketplace. If he hired local people from Malaysia, he would better understand the culture, and that could be of great advantage because hiring the right people matters. Mr. Miller could sponsor a trip for his employees to Malaysia where they could meet with potential co-workers from Malaysia in an effort to determine goals, challenges and opportunities in the specific marketplace.

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Considering each of the attributes of Herman Miller approach discussed in the case, discuss which you think is more important and provide rationale.
I can honestly say that Henry Miller company’s “global scenario planning” is extremely important. Allowing feedback from his employees about future changes that may take place or should take place, is a great way to get the staff involved and to ensure them that…...

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