Title: Manufacturing strategy for future production moving toward manufacturing excellence

Authors: Katsundo Hitomi

Addresses: College of Business Administration, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan

Abstract: The meaning and characteristics of strategy being explained, manufacturing strategy is mentioned. A few basic strategies to be taken for future production perspectives are discussed: computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM), high added-value production, resource-saving and environment-preserving (green) production. It is concluded that the concept of socially appropriate production based upon the satisfaction-consciousness spirit is vital for manufacturing excellence in the coming age.

Keywords: computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM); corporate strategy; green production; environmental production; high added-value production; manufacturing strategy; strategy; tactics.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1997.002585

International Journal of Technology Management, 1997 Vol.14 No.6/7/8, pp.701-711

Published online: 29 Jul 2003 *

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