The Global Manufacturing Revolution

Product-Process-Business Integration and Reconfigurable Systems
(Wiley series in systems engineering and management) For a manufacturing enterprise to succeed in this current volatile economic environment, a revolution is needed in restructuring its three main components: product design, manufacturing, and business model. This book discusses how globalization creates both opportunities and challenges for companies that manufacture durable goods. It proposes new technologies and new business strategies that can increase an enterprise's speed of responsiveness to volatile markets, and enhance the integration of its own engineering and business. The concrete...
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1 Globalization and Manufacturing Paradigms. 1.1 The Importance of Manufacturing to Society. 1.2 The Basics of Manufacturing in Large Quantities. 1.3 The 1990s: A Decade of Intensified Globalization. 1.4 The Global Manufacturing Revolution. 1.5 The Manufacturing Paradigm Model. 1.6 Four Major Manufacturing Paradigms. 1.7 Paradigm Transitions Over Time. Problems. References. 2 Product Invention Strategy. 2.1 Technology-Driven Products. 2.2 Customer-Driven Products. 2.3 Competition-Driven Products. 2.4 Classification of Product Inventions. 2.5 Product Development for Globalization. 2.6 The Product Development Process. 2.7 Head in the Sky, Feet on the Ground_Be a Dreamer on a Solid Foundation. Problems. References. 3 Customized, Personalized and Reconfigurable Products. 3.1 Introduction to Customization. 3. 2 Design for Mass Customization. 3.3 Personalized Products. 3.4 Product Modularity. 3.5 Reconfigurable Products. 3.6 Design of Customized and Reconfigurable

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Wiley, 2010
Rodney Hill