Quotation Reiner, Gerald, Nieto, Yvan, Gläßer, Dominik. 2009. Performance evaluation of process strategies focusing on lead time reduction illustrated with an existing polymer supply chain. In: Rapid Modelling for Increasing Competitiveness - Tools and Mindset, Hrsg. Gerald Reiner, 79-91. Londres: Springer.


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This proceedings volume of selected papers presented at the 1st Rapid Modelling Conference "Increasing Competitiveness – Tools and Mindset" gives a state-of-the-art overview of current research and new developments in the field of rapid modelling linked with lead time reduction. Rapid Modelling is generally based on queuing theory, but other mathematical modelling techniques are of interest, as are simulation models to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from theory to application, providing the theoretical foundations for successful lead time reduction. The interested reader (researcher as well as practitioner) should have a good overview of current activity in this field. Rapid Modelling for Increasing Competitiveness suggests that companies which are equipped for speed, with innovative processes, will outperform their slower competitors in many industries. Furthermore, this work also contributes to the scientific fields of operations management, production management, supply chain management, industrial engineering and operations research. The research papers presented in this book can be used to support the exchange of knowledge – between researchers, as well as practitioners – on the subject of increasing competitiveness through speed. Rapid Modelling for Increasing Competitiveness is supported by the EU Seventh Framework Programme – The People Programme – Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways Project (No. 217891) "How revolutionary queuing based modelling software helps keeping jobs in Europe. The creation of a lead time reduction software that increases industry competitiveness and supports academic research."

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Chapter in edited volume
Language English
Title Performance evaluation of process strategies focusing on lead time reduction illustrated with an existing polymer supply chain
Title of whole publication Rapid Modelling for Increasing Competitiveness - Tools and Mindset
Editor Gerald Reiner
Page from 79
Page to 91
Location Londres
Publisher Springer
Year 2009
Reviewed? Y
URL http://www.springer.com/engineering/production+engineering/book/978-1-84882-747-9
ISBN 978-1-84882-747-9
Open Access N

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Reiner, Gerald (Details)
External
Gläßer, Dominik (Université de Neuchatel, Switzerland)
Nieto, Yvan (Université de Neuchatel, Switzerland)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1133 Computer-aided simulation (Details)
5307 Business and management economics (Details)
5316 Industrial management (Details)
5326 Production research (Details)
5354 Business logistics (Details)
5365 Quality management (Details)
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