An integrated approach to new process set up
Ng, Chin Guan.
Date of Issue1998
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
In this project, an integrated approach is applied to the setting up of a manufacturing process for a new product by a small-medium-enterprise (SME). The integrated approach has evolved as an efficient way to maintain focus on three-dimensional goal on budget, schedule and specification requirement. A company will cross-functionally develop and execute a business strategy. It is the optimum approach to the attainment of a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The organizational integration focuses four board areas: contingency models of integration, interdependency of sub-units in organizations, inter-firm and inter-industry connections and technological innovation occasions structuring with different outcomes. There are two categories in organizational integration: market-directed and value-added-directed models.