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Efficiency of UK Engineering Production Management Systems Part II A Methodology for Improvement

Efficiency of UK Engineering Production Management Systems Part II A Methodology for Improvement Further discussion is provided on the findings of a postalquestionnaire survey on current production management practices,reviewed in Part I. Recommendations are also made for a proactiveapproach by companies to improve their production management through thedevelopment and introduction of performance indicators and to improvethe efficiency of the company by the use of appropriate productionmanagement techniques. Once a written outline of objectives, programmeof work, timing and reporting mechanisms is in place, a managementrepresentative responsible for production is to be appointed. Overall,the findings suggest that a more professional approach is required toproduction management in the UK. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Operations & Production Management Emerald Publishing

Efficiency of UK Engineering Production Management Systems Part II A Methodology for Improvement

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0144-3577
DOI
10.1108/01443579110140983
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Abstract

Further discussion is provided on the findings of a postalquestionnaire survey on current production management practices,reviewed in Part I. Recommendations are also made for a proactiveapproach by companies to improve their production management through thedevelopment and introduction of performance indicators and to improvethe efficiency of the company by the use of appropriate productionmanagement techniques. Once a written outline of objectives, programmeof work, timing and reporting mechanisms is in place, a managementrepresentative responsible for production is to be appointed. Overall,the findings suggest that a more professional approach is required toproduction management in the UK.

Journal

International Journal of Operations & Production ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1991

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