TITLE

A Comparison of Group Technology and Process Layout Using a Model of an Actual Shop

AUTHOR(S)
Flynn, Barbara B.; Jacobs, F. Robert
PUB. DATE
August 1985
SOURCE
Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668);1985, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
A simulation model of an actual shop was used to compare model performance using the concepts of group technology and process layout. Although the group technology shops had the shortest moves and setup times, machine dedication caused longer queues, leading to poorer overall performance by the group technology models.
ACCESSION #
4980542

 

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