Restoring our competitive edge : competing through manufacturing /
Robert H. Hayes, Steven C. Wheelwright.
New York : Wiley, c1984.
x, 427 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
0471051594 :
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New York : Wiley, c1984.
0471051594 :
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Includes bibliographies and index.
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Main Description
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.
Table of Contents
The New Competitive Challenge for Manufacturing
The Concept of Manufacturing Strategy
Long-term Capacity Strategies
Facilities Strategy
Implementing Facilities Planning Processes
The Technology of Manufacturing Processes
Matching Process Technology with Product/Market Requirements
The Experience Curve--A Framework for Manufacturing Performance Improvement
Vertical Integration and Sourcing
Managing Changes in Manufacturing's Technology and Structure
German Approaches to Manufacturing Management
Japanese Approaches to Manufacturing Management
Learning from Your World-class Competitors
Building Manufacturing's Competitive Potential
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