Being an important and money-spinning industry for many decades, automotive industry is now facing with several challenges supplemented by global fierce competition. In these circumstances, reducing cost and increasing production development and delivery speed have been identified as practical strategies for survival
Data warehousing has been a buzz word in the IT industry since mid 90’s. Researchers are constantly involved in finding new and improved ways for the design and development of data warehouses. But unlike traditional operational information systems used for running the
Computerised information systems and other management information systems (MIS) are a way for organisations to try to increase their efficiency and handle the competitive markets. To design a computerised information system to suite an organisation can be a challenge, with all the
This report is the result of a study performed on maintenance reliability and, its, related issues. Studies of logistic support issues have also been performed to understand its important role in maintenance practice. Due to the extensive topics of maintenance, the focus
RCM is a maintenance method, which comes from the airline industry, in the late 1970’s. The method is used to control the maintenance, prevent possible failures and make the maintenance done in an appropriate frequency. To achieve the RCM analysis a RCM
The advent of information technology has generated interest not only in how to acquire, store and ”mine” data, but also on how to manage knowledge. The ability to create knowledge and to continue learning from it can become a competitive advantage, as
As the Business environment becomes more and more competitive, companies are forced to push themselves to a very edge of their capabilities. Ultimately the success of the companies relies on their human resources and business and marketing strategies which can help them
Productivity is an important economic factor which has a key role in evaluating the economic growth. It is identified as the foundation for economic prosperity, a prerequisite for national development and also an important indicator of organizational competitiveness (Dedrick et al., 2003).