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Supporting global automotive product development projects through the integration of systems engineering knowledge

Supporting global automotive product development projects through the integration of systems engineering knowledge

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Saunders, Tim, Gao, James X. ORCID: 0000-0001-5625-3654 and Evans, Richard D. (2015) Supporting global automotive product development projects through the integration of systems engineering knowledge. In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2015). Not known, pp. 159-164.

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Abstract

Global automotive companies are vast extended enterprises of geographically dispersed teams that collaborate on the concurrent development of new technologies and multiple vehicle programs. Consequently, it is challenging to effectively capture all new knowledge generated during continuous innovation. Furthermore, current knowledge management tools fail to adequately organise vital new explicit knowledge captured during vehicle development programs and then make it widely accessible for future re use throughout the product lifecycle. This paper reports the findings of an investigation exploring the current knowledge management practices in a large-scale multinational automotive company, and proposes an integrated framework to address the industrial challenges.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2015)
Additional Information: Conference held at Bath from 8-10 September 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Automotive Product Development, Extended Enterprises, Knowledge Management, Product Lifecycle Management, Systems Engineering
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Centre for Innovative & Smart Infrastructure
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2016 14:53
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/14404

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