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Manufacturing Strategy: Text and Cases

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Publisher Comments:

The short text includes approximately 30 real cases on manufacturing businesses. The text presents Terry Hill's well-known Order Winner Criteria. This is his strategy for manufacturing.

Book News Annotation:

Introduces concepts and terms that underpin the emerging subject area of manufacturing strategy, and helps manufacturing executives recognize and undertake the strategic dimension of their task. Outlines a proven approach to developing a manufacturing strategy, and addresses areas of order-winners and qualifiers, process choice, product profiling, focused manufacturing, and managing the supply chain. Final chapters discuss manufacturing process decisions, infrastructure formulation, and finance and accounting. Includes some 260 pages of case material. Hill is affiliated with the London Business School.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

1. International Comparisons

2. Developing a Manufacturing Strategy-Principles and Concepts

3. Order-Winners and Qualifiers

4. Developing a Manufacturing Strategy-Methodology

5. Process Choice

6. Product Profiling

7. Focused ManufacturingPrinciples and Concepts

8. FocusMethodology

9. Make or Buy and Managing the Supply Chain

10. Manufacturing Infrastructure Development

11. Accounting, Finance and Manufacturing Strategy

Case 1: Anonke Apparel Company, Limited

Case 2: Aztec Holdings, Inc.

Case 3: Control Electronics Inc.

Case 4: Franklin, Singleton and Cotton

Case 5: Hoffman Tobacco

Case 6: HQ Injection Molding Company

Case 7: Klein Products

Case 8: Meta Products

Case 9: Millstone Packaging

Case 10: Nolan and Warner PLC

Case 11: Norex Printing Services

Case 12: Ontario Packaging

Case 13: Peterson Carton Services

Case 14: Precision Steel PLC

Case 15: Ransom Electronic Products

Case 16: Rumack Pharmaceuticals

Case 17: Sherpin

Case 18: Shire Products

Case 19: Tama Electronics Inc.

Case 20: The Great Nuclear Fizzle at Old B &W

Case 21: Tyndall Furniture Company (A)

Case 22: Tyndall Furniture Company (B)

Case 23: Tyndall Furniture Company (C)

Case 24: Winkler, A.G.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780256230727
Subtitle:
Text and Cases
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Irwin McGraw-Hill/Irwin
Author:
Hill, Terry
Author:
Hill, Terry J
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Operations Research
Subject:
Strategic planning
Subject:
Production management
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Manufacturing Strategy,Focused Manufacturing Principles,Product Profiling,Process Choice,Qualifiers,Order-Winners,International Comparisons,Finance,Accounting,Manufacturing Infrastructure Development,Supply Chain
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19991213
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
9.34x7.36x1.08 in. 2.33 lbs.

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