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Title Operations management in automotive industries : from industrial strategies to production resources management, through the industrialization process and supply chain to pursue value creation
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Author(s) Gobetto, Marco
Publication Dordrecht : Springer, 2014.
Series (Springer Series in Advanced Manufacturing)
Subject category Engineering
Abstract This book has proved its worth over the years as a text for courses in Production Management at the Faculty of Automotive Engineering in Turin, Italy, but deserves a wider audience as it presents a compendium of basics on Industrial Management, since it covers all major topics required. It treats all subjects from product development and “make or buy”-decision strategies to the manufacturing systems setting and management through analysis of the main resources needed in production and finally exploring the supply chain management and the procurement techniques. The very last chapter recapitulates the previous ones by analysing key management indicators to pursue the value creation that is the real purpose of every industrial enterprise. As an appendix, a specific chapter is dedicated to the basics of production management where all main relevant definitions, techniques and criteria are treated, including some numerical examples, in order to provide an adequate foundation for understanding the other chapters. This book will be of use not only to Automotive Engineering students but a wide range of readers who wish to gain insight in the world of automotive engineering and the automotive industry in general.
ISBN 9789400775923 (This book at Amazon) (print version)
9789400775930 (This book at Amazon) (electronic version)
DOI ebook: 10.1007/978-94-007-7593-0
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