Manufacturing Management: Principles and Concepts
Springer, 1995 - Business & Economics - 323 pages
This book is intended to be used for a foundation course on modern principles of production and operations management. During the past 15 years there have been a number of fundamental changes in production management thinking and philosophy. The objective of this book is to present a coherent and integrated account of these new emerging principles.
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Dynamics of industrial competition
The concept of added value
Dynamics of materials flow
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achieve activities approach basis batch size batch sizes bill of materials bottleneck resource buffer capacity centre changes chapter competitive advantage competitors components concept cost leadership delivery demand design for manufacture developed differentiation distribution duction effect end item end products ensure example finished products firm forecast function gross requirements implementation important increase individual industry input inventory Japanese kanban key success factors lead lean production load machine maintenance manufacturing companies manufacturing performance manufacturing strategy manufacturing system master production schedule materials flow ment modules monitoring motor operations output particular performance measures period planned order plant problems production planning production resource pull system purchasing Quality function deployment quantity queue raw materials reduced result safety stock shopfloor shown in Fig supplier supply techniques throughput total productive maintenance total quality management types units value adding value chain value-adding variability week