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When Lean Enterprises Collide Robin Cooper

When Lean Enterprises Collide By Robin Cooper

When Lean Enterprises Collide by Robin Cooper


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Summary

Presents a different theory of competition for manufacturers racing to create an innovative product at the lowest prices. This book shows that the key to success in this environment is the integrative management of cost, quality, and functionality. It also describes eight cost management techniques, including target costing and value engineering.

When Lean Enterprises Collide Summary

When Lean Enterprises Collide: Competing Through Confrontation by Robin Cooper

When Lean Enterprises Collide presents a new theory of competition for manufacturers racing to create the most innovative product at the lowest prices. The author shows that the key to success in this environment is the integrative management of cost, quality, and functionality. Robin Cooper describes eight innovative and aggressive cost management techniques, including target costing and value engineering.

About Robin Cooper

Since 1984, Harvard Business School Press has been dedicated to publishing the most contemporary management thinking, written by authors and practitioners who are leading the way. Whether readers are seeking big-picture strategic thinking or tactical problem solving, advice in managing global corporations or for developing personal careers, HBS Press helps fuel the fire of innovative thought. HBS Press has earned a reputation as the springboard of thought for both established and emerging business leaders.

Table of Contents

Part 1 The confrontation strategy: the confrontation strategy; why firms adopt a confrontation strategy; the role of the survival triplet. Part 2 The role of cost management: the hidden role of cost management; the actual role of cost management; creating the right organization; creating the right organizational context. Part 3 Managing the costs of new products: identifying future products; target costing; value engineering; inter-organizational cost management systems. Part 4 Managing the costs of existing products: product costing; operational control; Kaizen. Part 5 Harnessing the entrepreneurial spirit: creating business managers; managing firm size; when lean enterprises collide.

Additional information

GOR001722516
9780875845401
0875845401
When Lean Enterprises Collide: Competing Through Confrontation by Robin Cooper
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Harvard Business Review Press
19950901
379
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