Coordination needs and performance for manufacturing process improvement projects

A. S. Chang, C. H. Lee, W. H. Leu

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Abstract

Manufacturing process is more assisted by improvement projects to improve efficiency or decrease cost. These project teams usually cross different departments so engineers need to know coordination needs while executing such projects. This study examined twelve manufacturing process improvement projects to analyze coordination needs and their relationships with project performance. The results indicate that the project's uncertainty is generally higher than equivocality. But it is equivocality that has a correlation with performance. This finding means that adequate adoption of coordination methods to decrease equivocality will have impact on project performance. While comparing the projects with higher equivocality, the major difference is resulted from environment quality and personnel differences.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Materials and Processes
Pages2239-2244
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering, ADME 2011 - Guangzhou, China
Duration: 2011 Sep 162011 Sep 18

Publication series

NameAdvanced Materials Research
Volume311-313
ISSN (Print)1022-6680

Other

Other2011 International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering, ADME 2011
CountryChina
CityGuangzhou
Period11-09-1611-09-18

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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