The publication contains a selection of the best double-blind reviewed papers presented, discussed and revised by participants of the 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management in Austria, Steyr, May 2011. The Value Chain Management (VCM) Conference presents scientific insights relevant to management as well as their translation into the practice of management. The conference focus is on the demand chain i.e. sales, production, purchasing, logistics, performance measurement and customer value management. The authors present analytical and conceptual articles as well as empirical studies showing multidisciplinary and intercultural approaches towards solving relevant open problems.Ford Motor Company are developing global platforms that have streamlined the way the company builds cars for ... 2010, at which Executive Chairman Bill Ford discussed his companya#39;s turnaround and other key auto industry and manufacturing issues. ... The new Ford Focus will be built on one platform and will have the same engine, transmission, chassis and main body in all markets where it is sold.
|Author||:||Herbert Jodlbauer, Jan Olhager, Richard J. Schonberger|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-05|