In 1992, an aircraft engine refurbishing company in the USA was in a state of crisis. To develop its competitive advantage the company sought a transformation methodology to reengineer the complete organisation and decided on a nine-step sequence of activities they called "world class manufacturing". The steps, implemented in sequence were: 1) Leadership; 2) Over-arching goal; 3) Cellular Manufacturing; 4) Empowerment; 5) Just-in-Time; 6) Materials Requirement Planning; 7) Total Quality Manageme...

BPIR Categories

14.3.5 Reengineer business processes & systems
14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
5.5.3 Improve process/product performance

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