Organizing, Managing, and Measuring Concurrent Engineering

  • Sammy G. Shina

Abstract

This chapter will discuss nontechnical but very important aspects of concurrent engineering: organizing, managing, and measuring the interdisciplinary effort required. When introducing these concepts to an organization, it is important that the different parts of the organization see this effort as an opportunity to represent their particular needs and concerns; yet they have to agree on a common set of goals that benefits all. The results of not paying attention to team building and reducing interdisciplinary conflict could put the concurrent engineering effort at risk.

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Marketing PCBs Arena Plastics 

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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sammy G. Shina
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  1. 1.University of LowellUSA

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