Learning From World Class Manufacturers by M. SzwejczewskiLearning From World Class Manufacturers by M. Szwejczewski

Learning From World Class Manufacturers

byM. Szwejczewski, Malcolm Jones

Hardcover | December 4, 2012

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Manufacturing managers are still focused on the short-term tactical issues related to their business. Strategic issues tend to receive less attention. However, manufacturing can play an important strategic role. This book helps managers consider the strategic roles their operations can play and to provide guidance as to what actions can be taken.
MAREK SZWEJCZEWSKI is a Reader in Innovation and Operations Management, and he is also Director of the renowned Best Factory Awards. Prior to joining Cranfield, Marek worked for several years in industry, he held management positions in a variety of industries ranging from retail to telecommunications. As Director of the Best Factory A...
Title:Learning From World Class ManufacturersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.45 inPublished:December 4, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230304516

ISBN - 13:9780230304512


Table of Contents

Introduction - The Evolution of Best Practice in Manufacturing Quality Improvement Approaches Lean Improvement - Eliminating Waste and Inventory Lean Improvement - Developing the Supply Chain Cost Reduction Approaches - Utilising TPM Cost Reduction Approaches - Gaining a Better Understanding of Manufacturing Cost Flexibility Delivery Performance Innovation Developing People Adding Value Conclusion