The Experience of Manufacturing Firms with the Implementation of Different Production Philosophies: A United States Survey
Karim, Ahmed, Kathawala, Yunus, International Journal of Management
Despite few studies on the production philosophies of Time-based Competition and Fast Decision Process, speed of response has become paramount for many US firms that recognize this as a key to gaining competitive advantage. The study involved Indiana manufacturing firms that had experience with one or more production philosophies. A questionnaire was constructed seeking both demographic as well as specific production information. The survey was sent to 1500 manufacturing firms and the usable response rate was approximately 33%. Extrapolation of information of the survey allowed for the formation of usable statistical information in table form. Factor analytic models were created and used …
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Publication information: Article title: The Experience of Manufacturing Firms with the Implementation of Different Production Philosophies: A United States Survey. Contributors: Karim, Ahmed - Author, Kathawala, Yunus - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Management. Volume: 22. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2005. Page number: 351+. © International Journal of Management Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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