In mass customization, the capability Robust Process Design defined as the ability to reuse or recombine existing organizational and value-chain resources is essential to deliver a high variety cost effectively. We argue that there is a need for methods which can assess a company’s process robustness and their capability to develop it. Through literature study and analysis of robust process design characteristics a number of metrics are described which can be used for assessment. The metrics are evaluated and analyzed to be applied as KPI’s to help MC companies prioritize efforts in business improvement.
Ifip Advances in Information and Communication Technology: Sustainable Production and Service Supply Chains, 2013, p. 191-198
Robust Process Design, Mass Customization, Flexibility.
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Ifip Aict - Advances in Information and Communication Technology