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Operating Levels in Product and Process Design

Alberto De Toni (University of Udine, Italy)
Luca Zipponi (University of Padua, Italy)

International Journal of Operations & Production Management

ISSN: 0144-3577

Article publication date: 1 June 1991

Abstract

An interpretative chart is proposed on several levels, which on the one hand acts as a key to the actions aimed at revision of simultaneous design criteria, and on the other is a methodological indication of how to articulate simultaneous actions on the product and the process. For each level the action levers and objectives are further described in an attempt to distinguish both single and multiple lever‐objective relationships. Finally, ways of carrying out simultaneous actions on the product and the process, together with the problems involved are discussed.

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De Toni, A. and Zipponi, L. (1991), "Operating Levels in Product and Process Design", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 11 No. 6, pp. 38-54. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443579110005965

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