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Integrating both technical and cultural aspects of process improvement

Integrating both technical and cultural aspects of process improvement

Bhatti, Rajinderpal and Berkhauer-Smith, Samantha (2007) Integrating both technical and cultural aspects of process improvement. In: 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2007), 11- 13 September 2007, De Montfort University Leicester. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research was initiated by carrying out an extensive literature survey on the current inter-relationships between Manufacturing Business Improvement strategies. This work highlighted the need for an integrated methodology demonstrating the path of improvement. The Methodology incorporates significant findings from the research, as it highlights the originality of the amalgamation of both the technical and cultural transformations, which are two very different aspects, but highly important factors of change. This paper highlights the issues surrounding technical and cultural factors of change that are the main cause of process improvement failure. By considering the two factors a more harmonious approach in implementing the Manufacturing Business Improvements within a company is achieved, therefore resulting in a higher success rate of change

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: manufacturing business improvements, process improvements, cultural change, project success rate, strategy integration,
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Engineering
School of Engineering > Centre for Innovative Product Development
School of Engineering > Department of Engineering Systems
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:08
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/2906

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