Towards a template for new product introduction
UNSPECIFIED (1999) Towards a template for new product introduction. In: 15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, SEP 06-08, 1999, UNIV BATH, BATH, ENGLAND.Full text not available from this repository.
Re-engineering the product introduction process (PIP) can lead to significant reductions in cost and time to market. However the costs of analysing and reengineering the process for complex products deters many companies from attempting to re-engineer all of their detailed component level processes. One way to improve the efficiency with which business processes are re-engineered is to develop templates that assist in their definition from first principles. This paper proposes a template: that has been derived from the study of a number of detailed component level process descriptions by looking for commonality between them. The paper describes the method used in the derivation of the template. It outlines the proposed template, which can be used to create the process definition from concept design of a component to its manufacture and relates process to component functionality in a generic way that avoids component-specific terminology.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
|Journal or Publication Title:||ADVANCES IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY - XIII|
|Publisher:||PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING PUBLISHING LTD|
|Editor:||Bramley, AN and Mileham, AR and Newnes, LB and Owen, GW|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 369-373|
|Title of Event:||15th National Conference on Manufacturing Research|
|Location of Event:||UNIV BATH, BATH, ENGLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||SEP 06-08, 1999|
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