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Restoring Our Competitive Edge. Competing Through Manufacturing

  • ID: 2209817
  • Book
  • July 1984
  • 440 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.
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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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Robert H. Hayes
Steven C. Wheelwright
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