This problem solver offers a wealth of remedies for American industry's neglect of competitive manufacturing strategies and its resulting loss of productivity. Drawing upon the example of world-class and foreign manufacturers, the book illustrates what American industry must do in terms of manufacturing capability to regain a preeminent spot in the marketplace.
The New Competitive Challenge for Manufacturing.
The Concept of Manufacturing Strategy.
Long-term Capacity Strategies.
Implementing Facilities Planning Processes.
The Technology of Manufacturing Processes.
Matching Process Technology with Product/MarketRequirements.
The Experience Curve--A Framework for Manufacturing PerformanceImprovement.
Vertical Integration and Sourcing.
Managing Changes in Manufacturing's Technology andStructure.
German Approaches to Manufacturing Management.
Japanese Approaches to Manufacturing Management.
Learning from Your World-class Competitors.
Building Manufacturing's Competitive Potential.
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 25th June 1984
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.45 x 16.65
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1