Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 7 Issue 5


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Advanced technology design, people and organization: experience of Australian industrial collaboration

Patrick Dawson

Examines the experience of Australian industrial collaborative projects. Identifies some of the people and organizational issues which surround the design, development and…

Advanced manufacturing technology investment: criteria for organizational choice and appraisal

Martin Putterill, William Maguire, Amrik S. Sohal

Argues that as opportunities arise for companies to exploit new markets, a critical issue is how firms should be organized to cope with innovation and competition in a…

Strategies of manufacturing flexibility, manufacturing performance measures and organizational performance: an empirical investigation

Robert H. Chenhall

Presents a study which seeks to add to the body of knowledge that relates strategies to organizational performance. Examines the role of manufacturing performance measures…

A longitudinal survey of robot usage in Australia

Stuart C. Orr

Presents the findings of a longitudinal study of robot usage in Australia. The first stage was completed in 1990 and the second in 1993. In 1990, 74 companies were…

Implementing team‐based cells in Australia: a configurational process approach

Richard Badham, Paul Couchman

Considers the Smart Manufacturing Techniques project designed to implement team‐based manufacturing cells in participating Australian companies. Draws on case studies of…

Computer‐aided design system upgrade process: a case study

Udayan Nandkeolyar, Amrik S. Sohal, Graham Burt

Reports on the computer‐aided design (CAD) upgrade implementation process at PBR Automotive Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. Views the implementation as successful since…



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