Implications of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing for Corporate Strategy, Capital Budgeting, and Information Management

  • Martin L. Bariff
  • Joel D. Goldhar
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A central theme of this chapter is that a combination of computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and flexible automation has implications for capital budgeting, corporate strategy, and information management. The CIM factory has capabilities not found in traditional facilities:


Flexible Manufacturing System Shop Floor Economic Order Quantity Capital Budget Capital Investment Decision 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin L. Bariff
    • 1
  • Joel D. Goldhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Stuart School of Business AdministrationIllinois Institute of TechnologyChicagoUSA

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