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A methodology for determining engineering costs and their effects on the development of product families
The goal of most firms is to deliver products that satisfy customer needs. Delivering a variety of differentiated products allows firms to satisfy the broadest range of customers. There is, however,…
The Acceleration Trap
- Computer Science
It's natural for companies to go into overdrive to reach a stretch goal or hit a crucial milestone. But when the furious pace becomes the new normal, employees burn out and corporate performance…
The impact of new product development acceleration approaches on speed and profitability: lessons for pioneers and fast followers
- BusinessIEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
These results are important as they provide guidance for pioneers and fast followers regarding which NPD acceleration approaches to select in order to enhance speed and profitability and, hence, firm financial performance.
An experimental investigation of valuation change due to commonality in vertical product line extension
Process-Based Cost Modeling: Understanding the Economics of Technical Decisions
- Materials Science
The field of engineering is rife with models and methods for modeling. Fueled by ever-accelerating computational horsepower, these models have provided invaluable insights into every aspect of…
Product Differentiation and Commonality in Design: Balancing Revenue and Cost Revenues
- Management Science
Special Issue on Design and Development: Appropriateness and Impact of Platform-Based Product Development
- BusinessManag. Sci.
The results indicate that platforms are not appropriate for extreme levels of market diversity or high levels of nonplatform scale economies, and a firm's product positioning and introduction sequence decisions made during the product-planning phase are significantly impacted by the presence of platforms.