Finland: Changing from technology-based towards process-based manufacturing strategy

Magnus Simons, Kari Pietiläinen, Raimo Hyötyläinen

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    Abstract

    Manufacturing strategy is changing in the Finnish manufacturing industry. For decades, it has been based on hard investment in machines and technology, but in the 1990s more emphasis is beginning to be put on the organisational and human aspects of manufacturing. Now companies are trying to leverage both the existing human and fmancial resources. One of the driving forces behind the change seems to be the economic development of the country.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInternational Manufacturing Strategies
    Subtitle of host publicationContext, Content and Change
    EditorsPer Lindberg, Christopher A. Voss, Kathryn L. Blackmon
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherSpringer
    Chapter6
    Pages103-119
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4757-2795-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4419-5020-8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material

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