The paper reports on an aspect of work carried out into manufacturing strategy in the UK aerospace industry. This paper concentrates on the development of three manufacturing strategy archetypes and of a framework to describe the potential use of these archetypes within the UK aerospace industry. The paper describes the changing requirements of the industry when considering manufacturing strategy. The paper includes the development of the archetypes using systems theory, and reports on the contribution made to the field of manufacturing strategy making.
|Title of host publication||Strategic management of the manufacturing value chain|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of the International Conference of the Manufacturing Value-Chain August ‘98, Troon, Scotland, UK|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 1998|