TITLE

Study: U.S. makers lag in planning

AUTHOR(S)
Couretas, John
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/16/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5833, p24D
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites a study by University of Michigan Professor Jeffrey Liker showing that Japanese automakers are more efficient at forecasting parts requirements than their counterparts in the United States. Losses from unpredictability of production schedules; Optimism that domestic automakers will improve their planning skills.
ACCESSION #
2202181

 

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