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作者 Martin, Peter., author
書名 Real-time control of the industrial enterprise / Peter Martin and Walter Boyes
出版項 New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2014
國際標準書號 9781606503614 electronic
1606503618 electronic
9781606503591 print
1606503596 print
國際標準號碼 10.5643/9781606503614 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xxvi, 154 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
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online resource rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-149) and index
1. A retrospective -- The impact of industrialization -- Organizing for industrialization -- The separation of operational management from business management -- The importance of electricity --
2. Out of control -- The business of industry getting out of control -- Driving force 1, industrial business going to real time variability -- Driving force 2, plant floor focus on profits -- Driving force 3, operational empowerment -- Driving force 4, increased production agility -- Requirements for dealing with real-time business variables -- Bringing industrial business back into control -- It is all about the data! --
3. The evolution of the labor force -- The labor problem -- Profitability just happened -- The organizational schism -- Closing the schism -- A new kind of craftsmanship -- The downsizing debacle --
4. Knocking profit out of control -- The computer revolution -- Business, out of control -- A lead business indicator, the electric power industry -- Real-time industrial businesses -- The impact -- Real-time profitability model -- Traditional organizational and architecture mismatch --
5. Applying control theory to profitability -- Controlling profitability -- The profitability control loop -- A cascade control system -- The need for enterprise control systems --
6. The barriers to real-time enterprise control -- A technology versus solution focus -- The capital project process -- Traditional accounting practices -- Common engineering perspectives -- Organizational silos -- Business and production process limitation --
7. Practical applications of real-time enterprise control -- Control performance excellence -- Asset performance excellence -- Human performance excellence -- Safety and environmental performance excellence -- Summary --
Bibliography -- Index
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Here is something you may not know. Almost all the productivity gains of the last 50 years have not come from better chemistry or better design. Yes, there have been advances in chemistry, in materials, even in biology. But these advances have not by themselves increased general productivity, nor have even better management and financial controls, nor the ubiquitous MBA graduates and sophisticated financing instruments. Not even entrepreneurship in the heyday of Silicon Valley created huge productivity advances. And certainly, the relocation of many business units offshore produced only a limited, and possibly wrongheaded, accounting improvement in productivity, which has declined as wages and working conditions in Asia and Latin America have improved
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: 1606503596 9781606503591
主題 Industrial management
asset control
asset management
control theory
enterprise control
enterprise control systems
Industrial Revolution
industrial safety
industrialization
industrial business
industrial operations
operations empowerment
operations excellence
operations management
organizational silos
process control
profitability control
speed of business
Electronic books
Alt Author Boyes, Walter Murray., author
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