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Author
Korpivaara Ville (Lappeenranta University of Technology), Elfvengren Kalle (Lappeenranta University of Technology), Kässi Tuomo (Lappeenranta University of Technology)
Title
Improving Project Manufacturing Coordination
Source
Management and Production Engineering Review, 2014, vol. 5, nr 3, s. 33-41, aneks, rys., tab., bibliogr. 27 poz.
Keyword
Zarządzanie produkcją, Planowanie produkcji, Projektowanie systemu produkcji
Production management, Production planning, Design of production system
Note
summ.
Abstract
The objective of this research is to develop firms' project manufacturing coordination. The development will be made by centralizing the manufacturing information flows in one system. To be able to centralize information, a deep user need assessment is required. After user needs have been identified, the existing system will be developed to match these needs. The theoretical background is achieved through exploring the literature of project manufacturing, development project success factors and different frameworks and tools for development project execution. The focus of this research is rather in customer need assessment than in system's technical expertise. To ensure the deep understanding of customer needs this study is executed by action research method. As a result of this research the information system for project manufacturing coordination was developed to respond revealed needs of the stakeholders. The new system improves the quality of the manufacturing information, eliminates waste in manufacturing coordination processes and offers a better visibility to the project manufacturing. Hence it provides a solid base for the further development of project manufacturing. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2080-8208
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/mper-2014-0025
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