Concurrent Engineering | 1st Edition
The Product Development Environment for the 1990s
AUTHOR: Carter, Donald E. and Baker, Barbara S.
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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There are new rules in high-tech product design today for companies wanting to be world-class contenders. Learn how to draw on the best resources your company has to offer in design, manufacturing, marketing and service as early as possible and your products will be the right products the first time out. This teamwork-oriented approach to product design is Concurrent Engineering. Here's the book that will help you understand the essential dimensions of concurrent engineering and how you will reap the benefits of producing better designed products. You will reduce time-to-market delivery, experience cost savings, and satisfy even more customers.
In Concurrent Engineering: The Product Development Environment for the 1990s you will examine the five forces of change that you must contend with in competitive product design: technology, tools, tasks, talent, and time. You will uncover valuable resources within your own company by understanding how new multifunctional teams, made up of individuals from R&D, marketing, manufacturing and other key areas, will ensure that product design options are plausible before spending time and money. Whether you are an engineer or product manager, you will discover valuable guidance in this book on how to transform your product development approach to concurrent engineering.
PUBLICATION DATE: 11/25/1991
CATEGORY: Technology & Engineering