Control of Materials Management Functions

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


Companies are constantly searching for new and better ways to improve their profit structure. Programs are established and given “catchy” designations, such as productivity improvement program (PIP), quality circles (QC), and profit efficiency program (PEP). Basically each of these programs is an attempt to improve productive control of critical resources. The key word is control.


Corrective Action Inventory Control Efficiency Index Work Standard Management Control System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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