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Organization and Management of Advanced Manufacturing

Organization and Management of Advanced Manufacturing

Waldemar Karwowski (Editor), Gavriel Salvendy (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-55508-7

Feb 1994

426 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Takes into account the effective use of human factors issues in advanced manufacturing which would make the difference between the failure or success of industrial corporations. International authorities describe how to implement methods and techniques, applicable on a global basis, into manufacturing and process industries where change is being brought about as they move to concurrent engineering formats of operation.
Partial table of contents:

Technologies of Advanced Manufacturing (H. Warnecke & M. Hueser).

Evolution and Diffusion of Advanced Manufacturing Systems (J. Ranta).

Human Roles in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (W. Wobbe & T. Charles).

Employee Compensation (B. Gerhart & R. Bretz).

Human Aspects of Total Quality Management (W. Golomski).

Skill-Based Automated Manufacturing (P. Kidd).

Reflecting on Work Practice: The Role of People and Organizations (E. Havn).

Managing the Change to Automated Manufacturing (J. LaMarsh).

International Perspectives on Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (R. Badham).

Computer-Integrated Business Systems in Companies of the Future (H.-J.

Bullinger, et al.).