Organizing specialty competence in product development - the case of robust design methodology
Paper in proceedings, 2013
Organizations everywhere are striving to improve quality of their offerings while simultaneously decreasing environmental impact. To continuously improve, there is a need to organize specialty competences within such areas in product development. The aim of this paper is to explore practices for a group representing a specialty competence assisting them in supporting product development. This paper focuses on robust design methodology as a specialty competence. A case study at a large Swedish organization shows that integration of specialty competence requires practices in product development process that seeks knowledge and expertise of these specialists.
robust design methodology