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Author Jones, Albert ♦ Deshmukh, Abhijit
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Global competition requires major manufacturers to increase productivity, quality, and responsiveness while simultaneously decreasing costs and time to market. To achieve these seemingly conflicting requirements, many manufacturers have expanded the outsourcing trends that began in the late 1980s. Now, design, engineering, logistics, as well as production, are outsourced to companies located all over the world.
Description Affiliation: National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD (Jones, Albert) || University of Massachusetts in Amherst (Deshmukh, Abhijit)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 48
Issue Number 5
Page Count 6
Starting Page 45
Ending Page 50


Source: ACM Digital Library