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So far, the approaches discussed above, such as JIT, achieve the efficiencies of mass production (volume) whilst accommodating a wide product range. Thigpen is President and Chief Executive Officer of Transocean Ltd. He also serves as our Corporate Secretary. Widely used when describing GM’s tactic of contracting out for the manufacture of certain automobile components that it had been manufacturing in-house,‘outsourcing’ in this context meant knocking yet another raft of auto workers off GM’s assembly lines. and (Financial Times, 26 June 1996): The United Auto Workers Union used the 17-day strike to complain that jobs were being threatened and technological leadership put at risk by the increased shift towards outside suppliers.

Pages: 278

Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998 edition (October 4, 2013)

ISBN: 4431684212

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