MU2402

World Class Manufacturing
Year / Semester: 
3rd Semester
Objective: 

This course aims at acquainting the students with the philosophy of latest and best possible approach in excellent manufacturing to develop world class manufacturing system.

Credits: 
6

Industrial Decline and Ascendancy: Manufacturing Excellence, US Manufacturers, French Manufacturers, Japan Decade, American Decade, Global Decade Building Strength through customer focused principle: General Principles of Design, Operation, Human Resources, Quality and Process Improvement, Promotion and Marketing; Value and Valuation; Product Costing, Motivation to Improve, Value of the enterprise; Strategic Linkages: Product Decisions and Customer Service, Multi-company planning, internal manufacturing planning, soothing the demand turbulence; Impediments: Bad plant design, mismanagement of capacity, Production lines, assembly lines, whole plant Remaking; Human Resources Management: Associates, Facilitators, Teammanship, Motivation and reward in the age of continuous improvement.
Quality: The organization, Bulwark of stability and effectiveness, employee stability, quality, individual versus team, Team stability and cohesiveness, Project cohesiveness and stability.

Suggested Readings: 
  1. World Class Manufacturing - Strategic Perspective - B.S. Sahay ,KBC Saxena , Ashish Kumar .(Mac Millan)
  2. Making Common Sense Common Practice – Models for manufacturing excellence – Ron Moore (Butter worth Heinmann)
  3. The Toyota Way - Jeffrey K.Liker – (Tata Macgraw Hill )
  4. Operations Management for Competitive Advantage – Chase
  5. Making Common Sense Common Practice – Moore
  6. Managing Technology & Innovation for Competitive Advantage – Narayanan
  7. Just In Time Manufacturing – M.G.Korgaonkar
  8. Machine That Changed The World – Womack