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The once all-powerful finance function has assumed a less dominant role, and
manufacturing, the prime source of quality, is no longer low in the organizational
pecking order. And product development techniques have been set on their ear ...
Economists estimate that as many as 30 million people have been dislocated by
the "restructuring" in manufacturing during the last decade. Since 1980, the
Fortune 500 have shed a staggering 2.8 million jobs. 7. The plain truth is that
A Decline in Service Too The various service industries are faring little better than
manufacturing and agriculture. A formidable $41 billion positive trade balance in
services in 1981 has all but disappeared. In a recent Harvard Business Review ...
Manufacturing: The technology of miniaturization is (a) reducing optimal factory
size dramatically and (b) allowing factories of all sizes to turn out a huge variety
of products, with greatly reduced setup times. 2. Design: Such innovations as ...
... flexible Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) system > consumers
demanding consistently high quality in every component of the product, from
inner workings to fits and finishes > a wildly gyrating currency market that
confounds your ...
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