Essays about: "Manufacturing Firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 152 essays containing the words Manufacturing Firm.

  1. 1. CHALLENGES TO OVERCOME IN THE SERVICE JOURNEY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Madeleine Ngo; Katie Thielemann; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Business Model Innovation; Subscription-Based Revenue; Data-Driven Business Model; Servitization;

    Abstract : Background: During the last few years, the manufacturing industry has experienced a multitude of disruptions. One major strategic shift that is occurring across industries today is the implementation of services or “servitization”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Use-Oriented Business Model for Consumer Durables : an Exploratory Case Study on Business Model Capabilities

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Industriell Ekonomi; Luleå tekniska universitet/Industriell Ekonomi

    Author : Möller Henrik; Shahnavaz Tara; [2020]
    Keywords : Use-Oriented Business Model; PSS; Sharing Economy; Business model; Business Model Capabilities; Consumer Durables;

    Abstract : Purpose - The purpose of this study is to explore capabilities needed to deploy a use-oriented businessmodel (UOBM) for consumer durables with low utilization rate. Therefore, the study seeks to uncover activities needed to realize business model capabilities and the capabilities impact on business performance. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of financial and non-financial goals in the make or buy decision at a family firm : A case study on Väderstad AB

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Björn Åkerström; Rasmus Skarphagen; [2020]
    Keywords : Make or buy decisions; family firm; financial and non-financial goals; manufacturing in-house; outsourcing to external parties; make or buy models;

    Abstract : Background: Make or buy decisions is the most fundamental part in a company’s manufacturing strategy. The decision is complex and involves sacrifices whichever strategy is chosen, and before making the decision the firm should understand and evaluate the trade-offs and comparative costs of manufacturing or outsourcing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agile Methodologies as a Management Tool for Physical Systems Engineering Development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Max Arnold; Tabish Bashir; [2020]
    Keywords : Agile Methodologies; Hardware Engineering Development; Physical Systems Engineering Development; Product Development; Technological Change; Business and Economics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate an alternative way of management within physical systems engineering development (PSED), a term which represents all fields of engineering where physical components are involved. More specifically, analysing how agile methodologies can be applicable with the use of technological advancements to overcome the restrictions hindering the increase of efficiency and effectiveness of PSED industries, through agility. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategic Inventory Control in Capacity-Constrained Manufacturing Systems : Reviewing the tangible effect of applying multi-echelon optimization in a multi-product environment

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Jonathan Petersson; Pontus Nellgård; [2020]
    Keywords : Inventory Management; Inventory optimization; Lean manufacturing; Discrete event simulation; Industry 4.0; Lagerstyrning; Lageroptimering; Lean tillverkning; Simulering; Industri 4.0;

    Abstract : Firms today maintain complex supply chains containing many dependent stages to manufacture a product to the end customer. Here lies a dilemma, keeping extensive inventory generate higher customer satisfaction by enabling quick deliveries. This increase in inventory, however, comes at an increase in costs. READ MORE