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Handbook of Research on Managerial Strategies for Achieving Optimal Performance in Industrial Processes

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Competitive advantage is a key factor to the success of any business in modern society. To achieve this goal, effective strategies for process improvement must be researched and implemented into an organization. The Handbook of Research on Managerial Strategies for Achieving Optimal Performance in Industrial Processes examines optimization techniques for improved business operations and procedures in the industrial sector. Highlighting management techniques, innovative approaches, and technological tools, this publication is an essential reference source for professionals, researchers, consultants, upper-level students, and academicians interested in the advancement of knowledge in industrial communities.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. TARGET AUDIENCE
    2. CREDITS
    3. REFERENCES
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Supply Chain and Logistics
    1. Chapter 1: A Framework for Improving Logistics Operations at Container Terminals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LEAN LOGISTICS AND SIMULATION-OPTIMIZATION AT CONTAINER TERMINALS
      4. 3. LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULING PROBLEMS AT CONTAINER TERMINALS
      5. 4. A FRAMEWORK FOR DESIGNING LEAN OPERATIONS AT CONTAINER TERMINALS
      6. 5. PRELIMINARY RESULTS
      7. 6. RESEARCH AGENDA
      8. 7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 2: An Algorithm to Supply Chain Configuration Based on Ant System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SOLUTION METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Improving the Supply Chain (SC) Stream with Green Product Design (GPD) Strategy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 4: Logistics Geostrategy as a Decision Factor to Locate a Multimodal Logistics Platform
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 5: Logistics Practices in Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW OF MFA PRACTICES IMPLEMENTATION
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. REFERENCES
  8. Section 2: Human Factors and Decision Making
    1. Chapter 6: Ergonomic Assessment of Material Handling in CV Joint Assembly
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. RESULTS
      6. 5. DISCUSION AND CONCLUSION
      7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 7: Macroergonomic Work Systems' Design Factors and Elements
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WORK SYSTEMS DESIGN
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 8: An Ergonomic Compatibility Perspective on the Selection of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. RESULTS
      6. 4. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      7. 5. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 9: Uncertainty in Industrial and Technological Diversification Processes
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UNCERTAINTY IN INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL DIVERSIFICATION PROCESSES
      5. STABILITY OF AHP ABSOLUTE MEASUREMENTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 10: Influence of ICT in the Industrial Sector MSMEs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ICT EVOLUTION IN THE BUSINESS SECTOR
      4. RELATED WORKS
      5. MSMEs ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
      6. CASE STUDY: INFLUENCE OF ICT IN MSMEs IN THE PAPALOAPAN BASIN
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 11: Operational Risk Management in Third Party Logistics (3PL)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IDENTIFICATION OF OPERATIONAL RISK FACTORS IN 3PL COMPANIES
      5. MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACTS OF OPERATIONAL RISK FACTORS IN 3PL COMPANIES
      6. RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR 3PL COMPANIES
      7. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      8. REFERENCES
  9. Section 3: Quality Control
    1. Chapter 12: Automatic Defect Detection and Classification of Terminals in a Bussed Electrical Center Using Computer Vision
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BUSSED ELECTRICAL CENTERS
      4. BASIC ELEMENTS OF A COMPUTER VISION SYSTEM
      5. LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. AUTOMATIC DEFECT DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF BECs
      7. SIMULATION RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 13: Factorial Design for Reduction of Variation on Plastic Parts Weight
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PLASTIC PARTS WEIGHT AND INJECTION MOLDING
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. MANUFACTURING METHOD
      7. DESIGN OF EXPERIMENT
      8. HYPOTHESIS FORMULATION:
      9. RESULTS
      10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 14: CAD Applied to the Design and Cost Reduction in the Use of Molds for DIE Casting Process
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DMAIC (DEFINE, MEASURE, ANALYZE, IMPROVE, CONTROL)
      5. DIE CASTING
      6. ALUMINUM CASTING
      7. COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (CAD)
      8. CASE OF STUDY
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 15: Cloud Computing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. WHAT IS SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN?
      5. WHAT IS CLOUD COMPUTING?
      6. CLOUD AND SERVICE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
      7. LIMITATION OF CLOUD
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 16: The Role of Strategic Outsourcing in Global Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ROLE OF STRATEGIC OUTSOURCING IN GLOBAL BUSINESS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 4: Lean Manufacturing
    1. Chapter 17: Improved Laser Cutting Process in Textile-Automotive Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 18: SMED
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. BENEFITS OF SMED
      6. 5. STUDY CASES
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
      8. 7. SMED TRENDS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 19: Using Lean-Sigma for the Integration of Two Products during a Ramp-Up Event
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CASE STUDY
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 20: The Management Commitment and Its Impact on Economic and Competitive Benefits Gained by the Implementation of Kaizen in the Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS KAIZEN
      4. PROBLEMS IMPLEMENTING THE KAIZEN
      5. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF QUESTIONNAIRE
      6. RESULTS
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 21: The Six Sigma Strategy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE DMAIC PHASES
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 5: Optimization
    1. Chapter 22: Managing Emergency Units Applying Queueing Theory
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. QUEUING THEORY
      5. CASE STUDY: ANALYSIS OF AN EMERGENCY UNIT
      6. METHODOLOGY
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 23: Optimizing the Reconfiguration of Machining Desktop Micro-Factory Based on Scheduling Simulation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STATE OF THE ART
      4. RECONFIGURABLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
      5. FRAMEWORK RELATED TO THE CONCEPTUALIZATION OF MICRO-FACTORIES MANUFACTURING SYSTEM LAYOUTS BASED-ON RECONFIGURABLE MICRO-MACHINE TOOLS (RµMT)
      6. METHODOLOGY FOR DESIGN RECONFIGURABLE MICRO-MACHINE TOOLS
      7. DEVELOPMENT OF A RECONFIGURABLE MICRO-MACHINE TOOL FOR A MICRO-FACTORY
      8. RESULTS OF OPTIMIZATION OF THE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM SCHEDULING FOR THE MICRO-FACTORY
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 24: Sustainable Operation Planning and Optimization in Manufacturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. EXPERIMENTATION FOR ELECTRO DISCHARGE MACHINING PROCESSES
      5. 4. DESIGN OF EXPERIMENT
      6. 5. SINGLE OPTIMIZATION: TAGUCHI METHOD
      7. 6. GREY TAGUCHI APPROACH
      8. 7. RESULT AND DISCUSSION
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 25: Management Practices for Processes Optimization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 26: The Knowledge Transfer Process on the Development of Dynamic Capabilities through Industrial Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DYNAMIC CAPABILITIES
      4. KNOWLEDGE CREATION AND TRANSFER
      5. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER ON COMPANIES’ COLLABORATION
      6. INDUSTRIAL NETWORKS AND INNOVATION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors