Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 8 Issue 2

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Supply chain operational performance roles

Christine Harland

Takes a holistic view of supply chain management tracing supply chains ultimately to end customers. Describes findings from empirical research in European automotive…

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Organizing for concurrent engineering: an integration mechanism framework

Victor Paashuis, Harry Boer

Looks into the use of concurrent engineering (CE) in new product development (NPD) processes. To this end presents an NPD strategy framework, which is derived from an…

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Training and empowerment improve performance: a case study

Geoff Sykes, Mike Simpson, Eric Shipley

Presents a case study, based on semi‐structured interviews and shopfloor observations, of an optical fibre manufacturer in the North of England which has recently been…

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Performance prediction and diagnosis in two production departments

Paul P.M. Stoop, J. Will M. Bertrand

In complex, job‐shop‐like production departments it is usually very difficult to predict the near‐future logistic performance as well as to explain or diagnose objectively…

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Continuous improvement and kaizen: standardization and organizational designs

Anders Berger

Proposes to delineate a set of core principles from the Japanese kaizen concept and illustrate the contingent nature of the design and organization of continuous…

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ISSN:

0957-6061

Online date, start – end:

1990 – 2003

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited