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An overview of change management within manufacturing environment

An overview of change management within manufacturing environment

Hasan, Syed M. and Shah, Satya (2013) An overview of change management within manufacturing environment. In: Advanced Materials Research. Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, pp. 1205-1209. ISSN 1022-6680 (Print), 1662-8985 (Online) (doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.816-817.1205)

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Abstract

In this competitive world, where features like time to market, new technology and change management are the features that can affect the performance of New Product Development (NPD). Companies tend to use a conventional approach to NPD by assigning representatives from support functions to review and recommend changes as projects evolve. This approach has, in recent years, been questioned since it is a costly and time-consuming approach due to its iterative nature. It is argued that the change management process can reduced the negative effect and has the ability to support the functions of a supply chain to a greater extent and also earlier in the NPD process. This paper focuses on different change management techniques to support the required changes by management to integrate the NPD within supply chain (SC).

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Advanced Materials Research
Additional Information: Manufacturing Science and Technology Conference (ICMST2013)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Change management; New product development; Supply chain; Business process modelling; Business process simulation; Integration
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Applied Engineering & Management
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2017 15:39
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/16437

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