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Comparison of Seven Company-Specific Engineering Change Processes

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The management of engineering changes is an ongoing topic in academia and practice. To define the ideal engineering change process is still a challenge due to the opacity for necessary activities and the lack of efficacious supporting methods and tools. The comparison of seven company-specific engineering change processes gives insights into a detailed activity level of engineering changes in practice. By comparing the processes based on a reference process, commonalities and differences are derived. Coincidental, a generic engineering change reference process was developed, which describes an ideal process with all possible activities and process steps when dealing with engineering changes.

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  • Process Activity
  • Engineering Change
  • Preparation Phase
  • Change Request
  • Reference Process

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Wickel, M., Chucholowski, N., Behncke, F., Lindemann, U. (2015). Comparison of Seven Company-Specific Engineering Change Processes. In: Schabacker, M., Gericke, K., Szélig, N., Vajna, S. (eds) Modelling and Management of Engineering Processes. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-44009-4_11

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