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Two Approaches to Revolution in Manufacturing

  • D. A. Smith
  • J. F. Pearce
  • R. S. Burns
  • R. Maull
Conference paper

Abstract

Within the past 5–10 years there has been a rapidly growing interest in using “World Class Manufacture”. The collection of ideas now grouped under WCM, including “Just in Time” and “Total Quality Management” [1], allows for many different approaches, using some or all of the ideas.

Keywords

Production Control Quality Problem Total Quality Management Production Control System School Polytechnic 
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References

  1. 1.
    Browne J Production Management Systems, T J Press, Cornwall, 1988Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    DeToni A, Caputo M, Vinelli A Production Management Techniques IJOPM vol 8 No 4 pp 35–51Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Operations Management Association-UK 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Smith
    • 2
  • J. F. Pearce
    • 1
  • R. S. Burns
    • 1
  • R. Maull
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic South WestEngland
  2. 2.Plymouth Business SchoolPolytechnic South WestPlymouthEngland

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