Restoring Our Competitive Edge: Competing Through Manufacturing / Edition 1

Restoring Our Competitive Edge: Competing Through Manufacturing / Edition 1

by Robert H. Hayes, Steven C. Wheelwright, Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471051594

ISBN-13: 9780471051596

Pub. Date: 06/25/1984

Publisher: Wiley

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471051596
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/25/1984
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.06(d)

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.

Index.

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