Theses, Dissertations, and Capstone Projects

Year of Award

1990

Degree

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

College

College of Business & Professional Studies

Degree Program

Business

Department

Business Administration

Keywords

inventory, production, process, labor

Abstract

Analyzed in the following thesis, are the major components o-f the manufacturing process of industrial firms in the United States. The perspective behind this research aimed at measuring the cost efficient methods by which to manufacture products. Methods of inventory control comprise a major portion of the relevant costs which also encompass the area o-f the purchasing function. Raw material management is a prevalent issue in cost containment as well.

Automation, certainly the wave of the future, a dire necessity in our technologically advanced society.

With the move towards economies of scale, the considerations of labor and plant utilization pertinent in the manufacturing process.

Book manufacturing, a personal area of interest, evaluated utilizing the above methodologies.

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