Manufacturing managers are still focused on the short-term tactical issues related to their business. Strategic issues tend to receive less attention. However, manufacturing can play an important strategic role. Learning From World Class Manufacturers 2012 helps managers consider the strategic roles their operations can play and provides guidance as to what actions can be taken.In the automotive sector, Japanese OEMs have set up supplier parks near their assembly plants and asked their key suppliers to locate there. ... NISSAN The Nissan factory in Sunderland was established in 1984 on 750 acres of a former airfield. It is the UKa#39;s largest producer and exporter of cars and is considered to be one of Europea#39;s most productive car plants (BBC News 2007). The facility buildsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Learning From World Class Manufacturers|
|Author||:||Marek Szwejczewski, Malcolm Jones|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-12-15|