- The presentation by a student intern team from the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan to senior Switchco managers was impressive. Team members described the situation encountered at the beginning of their ten-week residence in East Asia, and it was clearly full of challenge and opportunity—a new product line introduction in the electronics industry invariably presents stresses guaranteed to reveal operations system weaknesses.
SwitchCo A: Implementing Tools and Analytics for Manufacturing Improvements
by: Eric Svaan
Click on any button below to view the available document.
Make sure you are registered and/or logged in to our site to view product documents. Once registered & approved, faculty, staff, & course aggregators will have access to full inspection copies and teaching notes for any of our materials.
If you need to make copies, you MUST purchase the corresponding number of permissions, and you must own a single copy of the product.
Electronic Downloads are available immediately after purchase. "Quantity" reflects the number of copies you intend to use. Unauthorized distribution of these files is prohibited pursuant to term of use of this website.
This product has a teaching note available. Available only to Registered Educators. Please login to view it.
After reading and discussing the material, students should:
- Identify the causes of problems in an factory operation context.
- Select the appropriate tools to apply to those causes.
- Reason accurately from analytical results.