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Evaluating Product Modules - Case study at a vehicle manufacturer from a production perspective

Magnus Persson (Institutionen för arbetsorganisation)
Proceedings of the 8th EurOMA Conference in Bath, UK, June 3-5 (2001)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

A product modularization is not easy to accomplish – there are many requirements to take into account and balance. Hence, it is important to evaluate the product modules. This paper is about a case study of 18 different modules, conducted at a vehicle manufacturer. The study aimed to investigate how successful the modules have been according to five performance objectives, and to give ideas and guidelines about what characterizes a good module from a production perspective. The conclusion is that the evaluation is difficult to carry out, but still must be done if the firm is to benefit from a product modularization.

Nyckelord: product modules, evaluation, production perspective

Denna post skapades 2006-08-29.
CPL Pubid: 2589


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för arbetsorganisation (1992-2004)


Industriell teknik och ekonomi

Chalmers infrastruktur