Explores the historical evolution of subcontracting in Japan and analyzes its current practice, outlining a new mode of contractual relations based on the principles of problem-solving collaborative manufacturing. This system strives towards continuous improvements in quality and cost reduction.VA/VE activities prospered at Mazda, with the emphasis increasingly on VE in new product development, eventually creating ... This section is based on my interviews at the worlda#39;s major wire harness suppliers: T. Takanaka, director and general ... vice-president, Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Kentucky, October 26, 1988 aamp; March 9, 1989; J. J. Martin, director, ... Material Control, E. P. Castro, plant superintendent, General Motors Packard Electric Rio Bravo Electricos Planta IV, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Strategic Industrial Sourcing|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 1994|