Concurrent Engineering Effectiveness
Subtitled Integrating Product Development Across Organizations, this book provides all the tools needed to achieve systems integration across organizational boundaries. Proven, innovative techniques are clearly explained including the use of socio-technical systems integration. Focus is on the methodology of the work processes, people systems, and supply chain issues within the organization and how these systems interface with concurrent engineering. Also included are detailed case histories from leading companies like Chrysler, Motorola, Toyota, and Texas Instruments that can provide a blueprint for the successful implementation of concurrent engineering within your organization.