Product Information Management For Mass Customization: Connecting Customer, Front-office and Back-office for Fast and Efficient Customization by C. ForzaProduct Information Management For Mass Customization: Connecting Customer, Front-office and Back-office for Fast and Efficient Customization by C. Forza

Product Information Management For Mass Customization: Connecting Customer, Front-office and Back…

byC. Forza, F. Salvador

Hardcover | November 28, 2006

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Successfully managed product information for mass customization avoids disclosure of how these systems work. This is the first book to provide a holistic recognition of the essential aspects of an IT-supported product configuration system. It reveals the basic building blocks of these systems and their operational and strategic implications.
CIPRIANO FORZA is Professor of Operations Management and General Management at Padova University, Italy, and Teacher of Research Methodology at the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management, Italy. He has been a consultant to national and international companies on product variety management, costs management and information...
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Title:Product Information Management For Mass Customization: Connecting Customer, Front-office and Back…Format:HardcoverDimensions:221 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:November 28, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230006825

ISBN - 13:9780230006829

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Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Tables List of Cases Foreword Preface Reader's Guide PART I: PRODUCT CONFIGURATION Product Configuration: A New Approach to More Efficient Product Customization Configuration Process and Configurable Products Traditional Approaches to Configuration PART II: PRODUCT CONFIGURATION SYSTEMS Configuration Systems Architecture Commercial Product Modelling Technical Product Modelling Other Product Models PART III: SELECTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A CONFIGURATOR Configurators and Management Information Systems Selecting a Product Configurator Implementing a Configuration System PART IV: OPERATIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL IMPLICATIONS OF A CONFIGURATION SYSTEM A Comprehensive View: The Sideco Case Study Configurational Approach: Aligning Product, Processes and Organization Systems Bibliography Index