Mass Customization: Challenges and Solutions

  • Thorsten Blecker
  • Gerhard Friedrich

Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 87)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Thorsten Blecker, Nizar Abdelkafi
    Pages 1-25
  3. Gerold Kreutler, Dietmar Jannach
    Pages 27-42
  4. Katharina Wolter, Lothar Hotz, Thorsten Krebs
    Pages 43-61
  5. Kaj A. Jørgensen
    Pages 63-84
  6. Hossam Ismail, Iain Reid, Jenny Poolton, Ivan Arokiam
    Pages 85-109
  7. Michael P. Reik, Richard I. McIntosh, Geraint W. Owen, A.R. Mileham, Steve J. Culley
    Pages 111-136
  8. Thorsten Blecker, Nizar Abdelkafi
    Pages 161-185
  9. Wuyi Lu, Janet Efstathiou, Ernesto del Valle Lehne
    Pages 233-250
  10. Cipriano Forza, Fabrizio Salvador
    Pages 251-269
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 271-282

About this book


Mass Customization: Challenges and Solutions defines the parameters of the emerging business strategy, mass customization. The book will cover the main categories of the area with a systematic examination of the following themes: manufacturing systems and mass customization, supply chain management and mass customization, and information systems and mass customization.

In addition to being tightly organized by themes and a carefully selected group of contributors, the Editors will write introductory material to the sections along with introductory and concluding chapters. The result is a book that provides the field with the conceptual framework of mass customization, its tools, its solutions, and real-world examples of successful implementations of the business strategy. An important book for academics working in production operations, production manufacturing, industrial engineering, logistics, supply chain management, and industry practitioners.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Thorsten Blecker
    • 1
  • Gerhard Friedrich
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business Logistics and General ManagementHamburg University of Technology (TUHH)Germany
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science in ProductionUniversity KlagenfurtAustria

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