Taking Charge of Manufacturing: How Companies are Combining Technological and Organizational Innovations to Compete Successfully

Taking Charge of Manufacturing: How Companies are Combining Technological and Organizational Innovations to Compete Successfully

by John E. Ettlie

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Taking Charge of Manufacturing: How Companies are Combining Technological and Organizational Innovations to Compete Successfully by John E. Ettlie

Examines the managerial, organizational, and technological issues that manufacturing managers must understand to implement new technologies. Provides a sound strategy to help managers automate factories and manufacturing processes, improve design and manufacturing techniques, and increase market performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555420864
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/25/1988
Series: Management Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.37(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceThe Author
1. Winning the Race to Modernize: The Synchronous Innovation Approach
2. How the New Manufacturing Technologies Have Performed
3. Integrating the Organizational Hierarchy to Prepare for New Technologies
4. Strengthening the Links Between Design and Manufacturing
5. Using Suppliers and Customers to Enhance the Modernization Effort
6. Choosing an Appropriate Modernization Strategy for the Firm
7. Changes in People and Jobs During Modernization
8. Guidelines for Adopting Technological and Organizational Innovations Simultaneously
ReferencesIndex

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