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Performance Measurement for World Class Manufacturing

A Model for American Companies, 1st Edition

By Brian H. Maskell

Productivity Press

429 pages

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Hardback: 9780915299997
pub: 1991-07-01
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If your company is adopting world class manufacturing techniques, you'll need new methods of performance measurement to control production variables. In practical terms, this book describes the new methods of performance measurement and how they are used in a changing environment. For manufacturing managers, as well as cost accountants, it provides the theoretical foundation for these innovative methods and is supported by extensive practical examples.

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"Offers managers a broad choice of practical measurement tools that can be employed successfully in many organizations."

RJ. Cahalane, Manager, Plant Engineering, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. 06/01/04

Table of Contents

xi Foreword

xv Preface

xix List of Illustrations

Chapter One: World Class Manufacturing and the Need for New Performance Measures

Chapter Two: Characteristics of the New Performance Measures

Chapter Three: Shortcomings of Traditional Management Accounting

Chapter Four: Measurement of Delivery Performance and Customer Service

Chapter Five: Measurement of Process Time

Chapter Six: Measurement of Production Flexibility

Chapter Seven: Measurement of Quality Performance

Chapter Eight: Financial Measures

Chapter Nine: Measuring Social Issues

Chapter Ten: Establishing Performance Targets

Chapter Eleven: Producting the New Performance Measures

Chapter Twelve: Alternative Cost and Management Accounting Techniques

References

About the Author

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control