New Product Development: Design and Analysis by Ronald Eugene KmetoviczNew Product Development: Design and Analysis by Ronald Eugene Kmetovicz

New Product Development: Design and Analysis

byRonald Eugene Kmetovicz

Hardcover | June 11, 1992

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Based on methods of actual product developments from Goodyear Aerospace and Hewlett-Packard, this engrossing book provides specific guidelines plus a wealth of data for rapid and efficient development of new products using a systems theory which works vertically through an industry's management structure and horizontally across functions that contribute to new product development. Demonstrates how to integrate the best available tools with appropriate techniques and how to deliver new products within performance objectives and budget. An abundance of checklists, data and reference material enable readers to implement the methods presented.
Title:New Product Development: Design and AnalysisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.69 × 6.4 × 1 inPublished:June 11, 1992Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471555363

ISBN - 13:9780471555360

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Table of Contents

Business Definition.

Product Definition.

Plan Synthesis.

Plan Analysis.






From Our Editors

In most organizations, new product development is a kind of mysterious "art" practiced by a select few individuals possessing key skills. This groundbreaking book introduces a revolutionary approach to new product development that transforms that nebulous art into a rigorous science. Inspired by the author's extensive R&D experience at Goodyear Aerospace and Hewlett-Packard, it details a dynamic organizational model, guaranteed to radically enhance the efficiency and creativity of the product development process. Fundamental to the author's model is its cross-functional approach, in which responsibility is distributed among teams (the product development definition team, development planning team, the execution team, etc.) comprising engineers and managers from throughout the organization. This systematic new approach is based on systems theory that works both vertically--through an organization's management structure and horizontally--across new product development functions. An integrated approach such as this affords heightened focus on the product development