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Constraint management within manufacturing : optimising the global supply chain

Constraint management within manufacturing : optimising the global supply chain

Author: Ted Hutchin
Publisher: New York : Taylor and Francis, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book has been written for both practitioners and researchers. It will be an ideal textbook for anyone teaching operations management, and can also act as a guide for those seeking to improve the  Read more...


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Constraint management within manufacturing
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Constraint management within manufacturing
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Hutchin
ISBN: 9780203301203 020330120X
OCLC Number: 941215425
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 171 p.)
Contents: UNDERSTAND THE PRESSURE TO SUCCEEDIntroduction to the World of ManufacturingKey Themes in ManufacturingGlobalisation of the Supply ChainSupply Chain/Network ManagementChain or Network?Lean ThinkingAn Example of Misplaced FocusManufacturing: A Constraint Management PerspectiveConstraint Manufacturing DefinedThe Core Competencies of Constraint ManufacturingTHE REVENUE CHAIN AND THE IMPACT IT HASDefining the ChainMeasurementsThe Problem with ProblemsA Quick Snapshot of the OrganisationThe Notion of the ConstraintTypology of ConstraintsThe Five Focusing Steps of TOC RevisitedThe Laws of Constraint ManagementTHE FULL ENTERPRISE ANALYSIS METHODOLOGYThree Basic QuestionsAnalysing ProblemsGaining Consensus on the ProblemThe Starting Point is the Undesirable Effects (UDEs)The Conflict a UDE CreatesHow Bad Can a UDE Go?The Application of the UDE CloudConstructing the Composite Cloud Developing the Core SolutionCreating the Full Feature Set of the SolutionDeveloping the Implementation PlanMaking It HappenThe Impact of Paradigm Lock within Constraint ManagementThe Impact of the Paradigm Lock CloudMANAGING NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTBackground to New Product Development and Project ManagementTypology of ProjectsCritical Chain IntroducedA Worked Example: Single ProjectsBuffer ManagementDelivering the ProjectThe Sequence of Creating a Critical Chain ScheduleProject Example: Single ProjectSubstantial Delay in Start?Multi-Project and Critical ChainMANAGING PRODUCTIONTypical Problems in ProductionThe Application of DBR SimulationsDeveloping the Drum-Buffer-Rope SolutionDirection of the SolutionCase Study 1Case Study 2Developing the Ability to Implement Constraint Manufacturing within the Production AreaGETTING THE PRODUCT TO THE CUSTOMERThe Analysis of DistributionDeveloping the SolutionReplenishment: the SolutionTHE STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF MANAGING CHANGEIntroductionThe Role of Change and Change ManagementManaging ChangeThe Change AgentResistance to ChangeThe Politics of ChangeChange/Implementation Models and Conflict Resolution ExaminedOrganisational LearningAn Analysis of Change Control ModelsLinking the Paradigm Lock Cloud to Models of ChangeThe Constraint Management Wheel of ChangePULLING IT ALL TOGETHER: GAINING A TRUE ENTERPRISE FOCUSEnterprise Focus RevisitedFinal Thoughts
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