Comparative performance of American, European and Japanese automobile companies in the 1990s
- How Auto Workers Look at Productivity Measures: Lessons from Overseas. Samiee, Saeed // Business Horizons;May/Jun82, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p85
Understanding labor's perspective is the basis for initiating changes to increase productivity. Productivity and commitment to quality, it is generally felt, are among the key factors in making foreign products so competitive in the U.S. market. In the automobile industry, where competition from...
- France posts impressive auto numbers. // World Trade;Apr2003, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p12
Reports on the increase in automobile production in France in 2002. Factors that contributed to the increased production; Average productivity of automotive workers; Comparison on the automotive industry between France and Germany.
- Mexico strike trims Ford ZX2 production. Connelly, Mary // Automotive News;7/28/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5724, p5
States that a shortage of engines stopped production of the 1998 Ford Escort ZX2 for a short time in July 1997. The effect of a labor dispute at Ford's plant in Mexico; Production halts at other plants.
- Estimated western European sales by model, Oct. & 10 mos. // Automotive News Europe;11/28/2005, Vol. 10 Issue 24, p26
A chart is presented that lists the estimated European sales by automobile model as of October 2005.
- Human Factors in Visual Quality Control. Kujawińska, Agnieszka; Vogt, Katarzyna // Management & Production Engineering Review (MPER);Jun2015, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p25
Visual control (visual inspection) is often used in production because - in comparison to other kinds of control - it is relatively easy to conduct. It does not require any specialized technical equipment. Human senses, usually sight, are the measurement tool. Unfortunately, visual control does...
- Liberating labor. // Across the Board;Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p14
Focuses on the application of scientific management to reduce labor hours. Time studies of a laborer's every movement.
- Team Builders Focus on Creating Positive Work Relationships. Lewis, Connie // San Diego Business Journal;12/16/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 50, p13
Reports on the objectives of team building approach in business management in California. Creation of positive work relationships in corporate organizations; Achievement of labor productivity; Joint decision in corporate decision makings.
- Lean mean productivity machine. Finney, Martha I. // HR Magazine;May97, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p88
Discusses how the tendency to place so much value on productivity can compromise the quality of an overworked and understaffed company's services and products. Consequence of extraordinarily high management expectations; Costs of producing more products; Effects of a shift in costs; How to help...
- The Productivity Index: A Total Factor Measurement System that Works. Brady, William M. // Industrial Management;May/Jun84, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p11
Focuses on the success in the implementation of the Productivity Index system. Advantages of the Productivity index; Concepts behind the system; Factors affecting the use of the Productivity Index within the organization.