Based on detailed analysis of seven case studies, involvingconsideration of approximately 300 parameters and face to faceinterviews with senior managers, identifies key characteristics whichshould be taken into account during the selection and effectiveimplementation of different types of manufacturing control systems inindividual manufacturing environments. These key characteristics helpidentify the need for particular functions of manufacturing controlsystems, as well as the impact on effective implementation andoperation. They are grouped under the headings of complexity,uncertainty and flexibility. Concludes with a discussion of a structuredapproach which may be used to take account of key characteristics duringthe selection of a manufacturing control system.
Integrated Manufacturing Systems – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1992
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