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Viable performance measurement systems

McDevitt, L and Carrie, Allan and Bititci, Umit (1997) Viable performance measurement systems. In: First International Conference. Mechanical Engineering Publ, UK, pp. 287-293. ISBN 1860580661

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Abstract

The nature of manufacturing has changed very considerably since the majority of today's financial models were developed. Recent research has clearly identified a need to change the nature of performance measurement in light of these changes in manufacturing. On-going research at the University of Strathclyde is developing a reference model which may be used to assist in the development of comprehensive and integrated performance measurement systems. The reference model is being based on the many of the principles of the Viable System Model which identified the failings of financial performance measurement and has proposed an alternative. The alternative is based on the classic measure of productivity, that is, a simple ratio, but also includes the need to address wider issues such as stakeholder requirements.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 33579
Keywords: performance measurement, reference model , viable system model, manufacturing, Engineering design
Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2011 14:59
    Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 07:20
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/33579

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