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Introducing new technologies to the production process: two case studies

Margaret Bruce

Introducing new technologies to the production process: two case studies

by Margaret Bruce

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Published by OpenUniversity, Design Innovation Group in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Paper for the 2nd International Conference on Human Factors in Manufacturing, Stuttgart, 11 - 13 June 1985.

StatementMargaret Bruce.
ContributionsOpen University. Design Innovation Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13865631M

Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing, also known as just-in-time production or the Toyota Production System (TPS), is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing times within the production system as well as response times from suppliers and to customers. Its origin and development was mainly in Japan, largely in the s and s and particularly at Toyota. be useful to students. The final chapter of the book discusses two case studies, one set in a cross-cultural context further highlighting the need to be culture-sen- sitive, and the other illustrating how, for lack of research intervention, an orga- nization can be obliterated.

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Discussion. These two case studies highlighted key issues in handling staff and their resistance to change, but undoubtedly, the progress made in case B was more than case A.

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63). Whether this ability is something a person is born with, or whether it is something that a person can learn, has been the. The Impact of Introducing New Technologies When a new system is being considered to replace another, an evaluation is needed to assess the impact of the change on all stakeholders.

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innovation: The introduction of something new; the development of an original idea. Scalable: Able to change in size or to scale up. Innovation is a primary source of competitive advantage for companies in essentially all industries and environments, and drives forward efficiency, higher productivity, and differentiation to fill a wide variety of needs.

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