This updated, second edition of Management of Technology and Innovation: Competing Through Technological Excellence offers an understanding of the management of technology and innovation, not in isolation, but as a dynamic integrated system connected to organizational culture, knowledge management and value creation.This book will be an invaluable resource for management students and teachers studying the theory and practice of technology management.

Crucial Issues in Flexible Technology

Crucial issues in flexible technology

The TQM, JIT and CIM systems as the core modules of WCM can be adapted to any specific manufacturing industry or enterprise. What is critically important here is that a company establishes a representation of the essential concepts of all the three systems. This will indicate the operational areas in an integrative manner. These areas and their elements together will enable a company to develop, share and realize a common vision of world class manufacturing.

Phases of WCM Implementation

WCM represents a highly integrated manufacturing system. Adoption of WCM calls for a number of difficult changes and transitions which have to be effected with care and foresight. A phased approach towards its implementation is therefore necessary. The phases ...

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