Skill Based Production — The Superior Concept to the “Unmanned Factory”

@inproceedings{Brdner1985SkillBP,
  title={Skill Based Production — The Superior Concept to the “Unmanned Factory”},
  author={Peter Br{\"o}dner},
  year={1985}
}
Past development of small batch production has led to advanced horizontal and vertical division of labor, job shop manufacturing, and the use of NC machines. This caused serious difficulties such as long and variant throughput times, an unfavorable ratio of unproductive to productive workers, and low quality of work. Additionally confronted with deeply changed market conditions, management is split in two lines struggling for the right answer to this challenge. Most managers and production… CONTINUE READING