World Class Design to Manufacture: Volume 1 Issue 1


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Improved Innovation Processes: The Key in Becoming a Time‐based Competitor?

Frank A. Andriesse

Time is becoming increasingly important as a competitive weapon.The available time to turn R&D costs into profit is shrinking. Beinglate brings the risk of never regaining…

Keeping PACE with the Market

Dean Gilmore

If a company is to compete in today′s aggressive marketplace itwill require more than an ability simply to manufacture products. Withinnovation cycles within the high‐tech…

Simultaneous Engineering

Chris Baylis

Investigates the use of simultaneous engineering at Nissan (aJapanese automotive company) in Europe. Suggests areas where it might beapplied within a company and the…

Rapid Product Development Metrics

Bradford L. Goldense

A famous executive once said that “God is entitled toopinion, all others must bring facts and data”. To get agreementon the specific needs of a company, the best approach…

Investing in Training

R.C. Reeve

Examines the importance of training in today′s marketplace, at atime when a great many examples of technology, tools and techniques areat the disposal of companies…

Delivering the Promise

Robert A. Williams

Focuses on the benefits of actually carrying out the tenets ofsimultaneous, or concurrent, engineering on a project. The advantagesare not explained in purely theoretical…

Design and the Environment

Gregg Tong

Reports on the Management Roundtable′s Second Annual Congress onEnovironmentally‐consciuous Design and Manufacturing: From BestPractices to Profit held in Dearborn…

Implementing Simultaneous Engineering

A. Lee‐Mortimer

Provides an executive summary of a major conference on simultaneousengineering, held in London towards the end of 1993. Rather thandetailing specific presentations…



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1994 – 1995

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Emerald Publishing Limited