The Global Manufacturing Revolution: Product-Process-Business Integration and Reconfigurable Systems

3.88 avg rating
( 8 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470583777: The Global Manufacturing Revolution: Product-Process-Business Integration and Reconfigurable Systems
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The concrete tools manufacturing enterprises need to thrive intoday's global environment

For a manufacturing enterprise to succeed in this currentvolatile economic environment, a revolution is needed inrestructuring its three main components: product design,manufacturing, and business model. The Global ManufacturingRevolution is the first book to focus on these issues. Based onthe author's long-standing course work at the University ofMichigan, this unique volume proposes new technologies and newbusiness strategies that can increase an enterprise's speed ofresponsiveness to volatile markets, as well as enhance theintegration of its own engineering and business.

Introduced here are innovations to the entire manufacturingculture:

  • An original approach to the analysis of manufacturingparadigms

  • Suggested methods for developing creativity in productdesign

  • A quantitative analysis of manufacturing systemconfigurations

  • A new manufacturing "reconfigurable" paradigm, in which thespeed of responsiveness is the prime business goal

  • An original approach to using information technology forworkforce empowerment

The book also offers analysis and original models of previousmanufacturing paradigms' technical and businessdimensions—including mass production and masscustomization—in order to fully explain the currentrevolution in global manufacturing enterprises. In addition, 200original illustrations and pictures help to clarify the topics.

Globalization is creating both opportunities and challenges forcompanies that manufacture durable goods. The tools, theories, andcase studies in this volume will be invaluable to engineerspursuing leadership careers in the manufacturing industry, as wellas to leaders of global enterprises and business students who aremotivated to lead manufacturing enterprises and ensure theirgrowth.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Yoram Koren is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, as well as the Director of the NSF Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems. He has won many awards, including, most recently, the Stephen S. Attwood Award from the University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2008, and the Gold Medal from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2007.

Review:

"This edition contains new data and examples, plus b&w drawings. The book can be used as a text for a class in global manufacturing for graduate engineering and business students; it will also be helpful for engineers pursuing managerial careers in manufacturing, and for leaders of global enterprises." (Book News Inc, November 2010)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 96.95
US$ 86.45

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Yoram Koren
Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2010. Hardback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. For a manufacturing enterprise to succeed in this current volatile economic environment, a revolution is needed in restructuring its three main components: product design, manufacturing, and business model. This book discusses how globalization creates both opportunities and challenges for companies that manufacture durable goods. It proposes new technologies and new business strategies that can increase an enterprise's speed of responsiveness to volatile markets, and enhance the integration of its own engineering and business. The concrete tools, theories, and case studies will prove invaluable to engineers pursuing managerial careers in the manufacturing industry, as well as business students. Seller Inventory # AAH9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 86.45
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Yoram Koren
Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2010. Hardback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English . Brand New Book. For a manufacturing enterprise to succeed in this current volatile economic environment, a revolution is needed in restructuring its three main components: product design, manufacturing, and business model. This book discusses how globalization creates both opportunities and challenges for companies that manufacture durable goods. It proposes new technologies and new business strategies that can increase an enterprise s speed of responsiveness to volatile markets, and enhance the integration of its own engineering and business. The concrete tools, theories, and case studies will prove invaluable to engineers pursuing managerial careers in the manufacturing industry, as well as business students. Seller Inventory # AAH9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 86.71
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Koren, Yoram
Published by Wileyand#8211;Blackwell (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Quantity Available: 14
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wileyand#8211;Blackwell, 2010. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # FW-9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 75.04
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Yoram Koren (author)
Published by Wiley 2010-05-10, Oxford (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley 2010-05-10, Oxford, 2010. hardback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 80.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.80
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Koren, Yoram
Published by Wileyand#8211;Blackwell (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wileyand#8211;Blackwell, 2010. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 87.04
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Yoram Koren
Published by Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0470583770

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 99.55
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Koren, Yoram
Published by Wiley (2018)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2018. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0470583770

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 110.14
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Yoram Koren
Published by Wiley (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0470583770

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 126.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Yoram Koren
Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley. Hardcover. Condition: New. 399 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.3in. x 1.1in.The concrete tools manufacturing enterprises need to thrive in todays global environmentFor a manufacturing enterprise to succeed in this current volatile economic environment, a revolution is needed in restructuring its three main components: product design, manufacturing, and business model. The Global Manufacturing Revolution is the first book to focus on these issues. Based on the authors long-standing course work at the University of Michigan, this unique volume proposes new technologies and new business strategies that can increase an enterprises speed of responsiveness to volatile markets, as well as enhance the integration of its own engineering and business. Introduced here are innovations to the entire manufacturing culture: An original approach to the analysis of manufacturing paradigmsSuggested methods for developing creativity in product designA quantitative analysis of manufacturing system configurationsA new manufacturing reconfigurable paradigm, in which the speed of responsiveness is the prime business goalAn original approach to using information technology for workforce empowermentThe book also offers analysis and original models of previous manufacturing paradigms technical and business dimensionsincluding mass production and mass customizationin order to fully explain the current revolution in global manufacturing enterprises. In addition, 200 original illustrations and pictures help to clarify the topics. Globalization is creating both opportunities and challenges for companies that manufacture durable goods. The tools, theories, and case studies in this volume will be invaluable to engineers pursuing leadership careers in the manufacturing industry, as well as to leaders of global enterprises and business students who are motivated to lead manufacturing enterprises and ensure their growth. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Seller Inventory # 9780470583777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 129.37
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Koren, Yoram
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc (2010)
ISBN 10: 0470583770 ISBN 13: 9780470583777
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 399 pages. 9.25x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0470583770

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 124.33
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.80
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book