The content and process of automation strategies
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2007

If automation is to support the competitiveness for a manufacturing company, strategic as well as operational issues need consideration. To best support competitiveness, decisions concerning automation should be treated as one of several decisions in a manufacturing strategy. Furthermore, to fully utilize the advantages from automation, the manufacturing strategy content and process needs refinement. In this paper, improvement of the manufacturing strategy theory is suggested, mainly based on employment of human factors engineering.

Manufacturing

Automation

strategy

Författare

Kristina Säfsten

Tekniska högskolan i Jönköping

Mats Winroth

Chalmers, Teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Supply and Operations Management

Johan Stahre

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

International Journal of Production Economics

0925-5273 (ISSN)

Vol. 110 1-2 25-38

Ämneskategorier

Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

Annan maskinteknik

DOI

10.1016/j.ijpe.2007.02.027