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Web oriented system supporting small-medium sized manufacturers

Hou, Jiachen (2010) Web oriented system supporting small-medium sized manufacturers. Key Engineering Materials, 450. pp. 409-412. ISSN 1013-9826

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Abstract

Small and medium sized manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) are challenged with the task of producing customized products in a timely and cost-effective manner. Winning competitive advantage is an imperative strategy for SMEs to compete with large sized organizations. The purpose of this research is to establish a Web oriented system to help SMEs to gain a competitive position with particular focus on the issues of product life cycle, supplier selection and product design specification. This is achieved by integrating three models, including Customer-Manufacturer-Competitor Orientation Analysis, Strategy-Position based Supplier Selection, and Component Based Partial Product Design Specification, into the system with the support of Web techniques including Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), JSP, Java Servlet, Java application, etc.

Item type: Article
ID code: 27589
Keywords: medium sized manufacturer, product design specification, product life cycle, small sized manufacturer, supplier selection, Social Sciences (General), Mechanics of Materials, Materials Science(all), Mechanical Engineering
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Management Science
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Depositing user: Dr Jiachen Hou
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2011 10:10
Last modified: 27 Mar 2014 09:11
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/27589

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