Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a Winning Plan, Second Edition

^ Read * Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a Winning Plan, Second Edition by John Miltenburg ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a Winning Plan, Second Edition To stay competitive and meet market expectations in a global economy, both domestic and foreign companies must realign their manufacturing processes, make improvements, and increase their manufacturing capabilities. It improves communication between manufacturing managers and those outside manufacturing (who will now have a better understanding of what manufacturing can and cannot do).. With large numbers of employees working in a network of domestic and foreign facilities, production processes

Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a Winning Plan, Second Edition

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Rating : 4.19 (682 Votes)
Asin : 1563273179
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 448 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-02-21
Language : English

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Mike said Fills an important void.. One of the most comprehensive strategic planning books geared to manufacturing. Provides breadth as well as structured approaches to analyze your business specific situation. A great reference to ensure you consider many aspects of manufacturing strategy.. Great high-level description of manufacturing's strategic capabilities M. Vogler This book clearly indicates the pros and cons to different production systems and the situations in which a plant should choose one or the other, as well as the various roles that a plant could occupy in a larger manufacturing network. The author does a good job of showing the multiple sources of competitive advantage that manufacturing may provide to a company and highlights the need to place manufacturing in the strategic decision making process, beyond the simple-minded low cost manufacturing strategy. This book presents a clear, concise methodology for evaluating the manufacturing system, while remaining focused on the strategic ne

To stay competitive and meet market expectations in a global economy, both domestic and foreign companies must realign their manufacturing processes, make improvements, and increase their manufacturing capabilities. It improves communication between manufacturing managers and those outside manufacturing (who will now have a better understanding of what manufacturing can and cannot do).. With large numbers of employees working in a network of domestic and foreign facilities, production processes are as varied as the products being produced. In Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a Winning Plan, 2nd Edition, John Miltenburg offers a sensible and systematic method to: (1) evaluate domestic and foreign factories and international manufacturing and (2) plan the appropriate manufacturing strategy to be first in the market. Incorporating comments and suggestions from managers who used the first edition of Manufacturing Strategy, John Miltenburg expands and improves on his focus in the areas of: International Manufacturing where the focus is on a company's international network of factories; Competitive Strategy where managers must understand the role manufacturing strategy plays in their company's business strategy; and Manufacturing Programs showing how programs such as quality management, six sigma, agile manufacturing, and supply chain management fit within the manufacturin

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