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New Wave Manufacturing Strategies: Organizational and Human Resource Management Dimensions

New Wave Manufacturing Strategies: Organizational and Human Resource Management Dimensions (Paperback)

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Over the past decade, many companies have adopted new strategies for manufacturing, which have taken their competitiveness on to new planes. A whole array of initiatives, such as FMS, JIT, TQM, CIM, and MRP II, have been introduced. This book deals with the far-reaching significance of these new approaches - collectively labelled "new wave manufacturing".



Considerable research evidence as well as practitioners' own experiences make one crucial point time and time again. The organizational as well as the human resource management aspects of these new strategies are critical to their success or failure. The underlying theme which is tackled in this book, therefore, is to what extent do these new operational strategies require a matching set of organizational and HR strategies?



By looking at the issues through the joint eyes of production and behavioural analysts, this book provides an unique introduction to the new developments in manufacturing as well as providing an up-to-date assessment of the organizational and H R dimensions to these methods.



New Wave Manufacturing Strategies has a vision which goes beyond the "new technology"/advanced manufacturing technology discussions.



The chapters have been written in a clear, accessible manner by leading experts from Europe, the USA and Australia as well as from the UK.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusiness strategyBusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & peopleBusinessBusiness & managementOrganizational theory & behaviourBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesManufacturing industriesTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesLeather & fur technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesClothing & footware manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesFurniture & furnishings manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesHousehold appliances manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesPrecision instruments manufactureTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesOther manufacturing technologiesPrinting & reprographic technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesPulp & paper technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesTextile & fibre technologyTechnicalIndustrial chemistry & manufacturing technologiesTimber & wood processingTechnicalMechanical engineering & materialsProduction engineeringComputer aided manufacture or CAM Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd Publication Date: 28/02/1994 ISBN-13: 9781853961809  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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