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Human Performance in Planning and Scheduling

edited by Bart MacCarthy and John Wilson
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0748409297
Contents
  • Part I Re-emergence of the Domain 1
  • 1. Human Contribution to Planning, Scheduling and Control in Manufacturing Industry--Background and Context / Bart MacCarthy, John Wilson 3
  • 2. From Anecdotes to Theory: A Review of Existing Knowledge on Human Factors of Planning and Scheduling / Sarah Crawford, Vincent C.S. Wiers 15
  • 3. Lessons from the Factory Floor / Kenneth N. McKay 45
  • Part II Field Studies of Planners, Schedulers and Industrial Practice 65
  • 4. A Case Study of Scheduling Practice at a Machine Tool Manufacturer / Scott Webster 67
  • 5. Making Sense of Scheduling: The Realities of Scheduling Practice in an Engineering Firm / Sarah Crawford 83
  • 6. Boundaries of the Supervisory Role and their Impact on Planning and Control / Howarth Harvey 105
  • 7. Lingering Amongst the Lingerie: An Observation-based Study into Support for Scheduling at a Garment Manufacturer / Caroline Vernon 135
  • 8. Decision Support for Production Scheduling Tasks in Shops with Much Uncertainty and Little Autonomous Flexibility / Kenneth N. McKay, Vincent C.S. Wiers 165
  • 9. Human Factors in the Planning and Scheduling of Flexible Manufacturing Systems / Jannes Slomp 179
  • Part III Plans, Schedules and Computer Systems 199
  • 10. Design of a Knowledge-based Scheduling System for a Sheet Material Manufacturer / Vincent C.S. Wiers 201
  • 11. Design and Implementation of an Effective Decision Support System: A Case Study in Steel Hot Rolling Mill Scheduling / Peter Cowling 217
  • 12. A Field Test of a Prototype Scheduling System / Scott Webster 231
  • 13. Architecture and Interface Aspects of Scheduling Decision Support / Peter G. Higgins 245
  • 14. Designing and Using an Interactive MRP-CRP System Based on Human Responsibility / Nobuto Nakamura 281
  • Part IV Context and Environment for Planning, Scheduling and Control 309
  • 15. Assessing the Effectiveness of Manufacturing Information Systems / Janet Efstathiou, Anisoara Calinescu, John Schirn, Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, Suja Sivadasan, Julita Bermejo-Alonso, Colin J. Neill 311
  • 16. Planning and Scheduling in the Batch Chemical Industry / Jan C. Fransoo, Wenny H.M. Raaymakers 339
  • 17. Engineering a Vehicle for World Class Logistics: From Paradox to Paradigm Shift on the Rover 75 / Joy Batchelor 355
  • 18. A Socio-technical Approach to the Design of a Production Control System: Towards Controllable Production Units / Jannes Slomp, Gwenny C. Ruel 383
  • 19. Planning and Scheduling in Secondary Work Systems / Toni Wafler 411
  • Part V Defining the Future Research Domain 449
  • 20. Influencing Industrial Practice in Planning, Scheduling and Control / Bart MacCarthy, John Wilson 451.
Description
xiv, 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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