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Learning From World Class Manufacturers [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230304512Publication details: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781137292308
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Learning From World Class ManufacturersDDC classification:
  • 658.5
LOC classification:
  • HD9720.5
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowlements; Chapter 1 The Evolution of Best Practice in Manufacturing; Chapter 2 Quality Improvement Approaches; Chapter 3 Lean Improvement: Eliminating Waste and Inventory; Chapter 4 Cost Reduction through Total Productive Maintenance; Chapter 5 Developing People; Chapter 6 Lean Improvement: Developing the Supply Chain; Chapter 7 Delivery Performance; Chapter 8 Flexibility; Chapter 9 Innovation; Chapter 10 Value Add; Chapter 11 Conclusions; Index
Summary: Manufacturing managers are still focused on the short-term tactical issues related to their business. Strategic issues tend to receive less attention. However, manufacturing can play an important strategic role. This book helps managers consider the strategic roles their operations can play and to provide guidance as to what actions can be taken.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowlements; Chapter 1 The Evolution of Best Practice in Manufacturing; Chapter 2 Quality Improvement Approaches; Chapter 3 Lean Improvement: Eliminating Waste and Inventory; Chapter 4 Cost Reduction through Total Productive Maintenance; Chapter 5 Developing People; Chapter 6 Lean Improvement: Developing the Supply Chain; Chapter 7 Delivery Performance; Chapter 8 Flexibility; Chapter 9 Innovation; Chapter 10 Value Add; Chapter 11 Conclusions; Index

Manufacturing managers are still focused on the short-term tactical issues related to their business. Strategic issues tend to receive less attention. However, manufacturing can play an important strategic role. This book helps managers consider the strategic roles their operations can play and to provide guidance as to what actions can be taken.