Concluding Principles


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Concluding Principles
Concluding PrinciplesThis chapter focused on two major strategy issues in designing MPC systems: how to link the design of the MPC systems to a firm's business strategy and to the requirements of its market; and how to integrate MRP and JIT approaches in designing MPC systems. The following principles summarize the major points: Because the investment in MPC systems is large, their design must support the firm's competitive strategy. A wide range of options are available in designing MPC systems, and the choices must be governed by the company's competitive needs. Business as well as technical specifications need to be considered in …
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F. Robert Jacobs; William L. Berry; D. Clay Whybark; Thomas E. Vollmann: Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: APICS/CPIM Certification Edition. Concluding Principles, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export