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Managing early manufacturing technology development – phases and key activities

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper

Venue:

23rd EurOMA conference


Abstract

In order to compete within the manufacturing industry, there is a need to acquire and develop new manufacturing technologies to differentiate the company from others. This paper builds on extant operations management and innovation management literature with the focus on how to managing early manufacturing technology development. A multiple case study has been conducted at a Swedish manufacturing company in the automotive industry and our paper proposes a conceptual process for early manufacturing technology development and the key activities therein. The findings are relevant for managers working with long-term development and the paper concludes by discussing implications and research limitations.

Bibtex

@inproceedings{Ahlskog4452,
author = {Mats Ahlskog and Jessica Bruch and Mats Jackson},
title = {Managing early manufacturing technology development – phases and key activities},
month = {June},
year = {2016},
booktitle = {23rd EurOMA conference },
url = {http://www.ipr.mdh.se/publications/4452-}
}