Manufacturing Strategy

Manufacturing Strategy : The Research Agenda for the Next Decade Proceedings of the Joint industry University Conference on Manufacturing Strategy Held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on January 8-9, 1990

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 233.9 x 17.3mm | 553.39g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1990 ed.
  • VIII, 256 p.
  • 0792390652
  • 9780792390657

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Manufacturing Strategy in the Next Decade.- 2. Development of Manufacturing Strategy: A Proven Process.- 3. Europe 1992: Implications for Manufacturing Strategy.- 4. Understanding Functional Decision Making at the Marketing/Manufacturing Interface.- 5. The Nature and Dynamics of Technological Changes in an Automobile Tire Company - A Case Study.- 6. Manufacturing Strategy in a Very Low Volume Production Setting: The Reemergence of the U.S. Space Transportation Industry.- 7. Manufacturing Strategy and Performance of the New Venture Firm.- 8. Bridging the Strategic Outcome Measurement Gap in Manufacturing Organizations.- 9. Learning Effects in Cell Manufacturing.- 10. A Conformance - Performance Model: Linking Quality Strategies to Business Unit's Performance.- 11. Manufacturing Strategy, Manufacturing Strength, Managerial Success, and Economic Outcomes.- 12. Markets, Manufacturing Strategy, and Technology Acquisition: An Integrative, Developmental Approach.- 13. Pilot Plants to Assist Industrial FMS Applications.- 14. Manufacturing Strategy and New Venture Origin: An Empirical Analysis.- 15. Technical Audit.- 16. Focus, Modernization, and Manufacturing Technology Policy.- 17. Illuminating the Blind Spot: Examining Linkages Between Manufacturing Technology and Competitive Strategy.- 18. Dimensioning the Service Factory.- 19. Manufacturing Strategy: An Overview of Current Process and Content Models.- 20. The Focus, Span and Links in Research on Operations Management Strategy.- 21. Inventory Reduction and Productivity Growth: A Study of Japanese Automobile Producers.- 22. Intended and Achieved Competitive Priorities: Measures, Frequencies, and Financial Impact.- 23. Strategic Entry into Global Manufacturing Industries: Evidence and New Theoretical Dimensions.- 24. The Productivity Improvement Process: (PIP) International Paper's Initiatives to Transform a Manufacturing Organization.- 25. Radical Manufacturing Strategies for Failing Firms.
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