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Alternative Methods of Learning and Process Improvement in Manufacturing

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This exploratory paper examines one class of decision related to learning and operations improvement: how and where to develop new manufacturing technologies as part of a program of continuous improvement. We examine the reasons for both the selection and the relative effectiveness of two methods for manufacturing improvement: learning by doing (in-process learning) on the shop floor and learning by development and experimentation away from the shop floor (off-line learning). We then explore ...

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Publication date:
1998-01-01
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uuid:8fb95076-b66c-4edd-a3ae-b961929e47c9
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oai:eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk:2104
Deposit date:
2012-02-06

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