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Reference no. IMD-6-0139
Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 1990
Version: 09.04.2013
Revision date: 12-Jul-2016
Length: 14 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

A large Swiss manufacturing company is facing a decision on whether to implement cellular manufacturing in its plants. The case enables calculations of indirect cost savings from cellular manufacturing, illustrates blockages of typical cost accounting approaches, and provides a focus for changes in job design.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1989.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Switzerland
Location:
Rheinfeld

Featured company

Wotan AG
Industry:
Weaving

Featured protagonist

  • Herr Donner (male), Managing Director

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Abstract

A large Swiss manufacturing company is facing a decision on whether to implement cellular manufacturing in its plants. The case enables calculations of indirect cost savings from cellular manufacturing, illustrates blockages of typical cost accounting approaches, and provides a focus for changes in job design.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1989.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Switzerland
Location:
Rheinfeld

Featured company

Wotan AG
Industry:
Weaving

Featured protagonist

  • Herr Donner (male), Managing Director

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