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Strategic Investment Planning with Technology Choice in Manufacturing Systems

1st Edition

By Shan Ling Li

Routledge

168 pages

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Originally published in 1994 this book examines problems related to investment planning, capacity additions, and choice of technology in dynamic manufacturing systems characterized by multiple products, dynamic demand growth, uncertainty in demand and availability of alternative technologies. A model-based methodology is developed that focuses on trade-offs between flexible and conventional technology. The research conducted for this book is directed to the development of tools to support investment decisions in production capacity over medium and long-term planning horizons.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. An Overview: Technology Selection and Capacity Planning for Manufacturing Systems 3. Technology Choice and Capacity Expansion with Two Product Families: Tradeoffs Between Scale and Scope 4. Dynamic Capacity Expansion Problem with Multiple Products: Technology Selection and Timing with Capacity Additions 5. Technology Choice with Stochastic Demands and Dynamic Capacity Allocation: A Two Product Analysis 5. Conclusion

About the Series

Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

Originally published between 1994 and 2000 the volumes in this set discuss:

  • the successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations.
  • issues of Chinese rural-rural and rural-urban migration
  • a number of subjects of significance for labor and economic policy, especially the role of U. S. tax policy in the relocation of jobs from the contintental USA to Puerto Rico.
  • the impact an immigrant community in the USA has on the type and quantity of foreign goods available.
  • the relation between technology and the exercise of sea power.
  • problems related to investment planning, capacity additions, and choice of technology in dynamic manufacturing systems.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUS069030
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory