Product details

By continuing to use our site you consent to the use of cookies as described in our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.
You can change your cookie settings at any time but parts of our site will not function correctly without them.
Case
-
Reference no. 602-066-1
Authors: A Mukund; K Subhadra
Published by: IBS Center for Management Research
Published in: 2002
Length: 13 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

The case examines the initiatives taken by leading Indian Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCV) manufacturer Ashok Leyland, to achieve the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 14001 certification. The case discusses in detail the need for ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 standards, their components and benefits, and their adoption by organisations. It also explores Ashok Leyland''s efforts to transform its manufacturing practices to achieve ISO standards. The case is designed to help students: (1) understand the need and importance of global standards such as ISO 9000 and ISO 14000; (2) identify the rationale behind a company''s decision to get ISO certification; (3) examine the initiatives undertaken by Ashok Leyland to achieve ISO certification; and (4) explore the benefits reaped by Ashok Leyland through the modification of its manufacturing practices. The case is aimed at MBA/PGDBA students, and is intended to be a part of the productions and operations management curriculum.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1999-2002

About

Abstract

The case examines the initiatives taken by leading Indian Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCV) manufacturer Ashok Leyland, to achieve the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 14001 certification. The case discusses in detail the need for ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 standards, their components and benefits, and their adoption by organisations. It also explores Ashok Leyland''s efforts to transform its manufacturing practices to achieve ISO standards. The case is designed to help students: (1) understand the need and importance of global standards such as ISO 9000 and ISO 14000; (2) identify the rationale behind a company''s decision to get ISO certification; (3) examine the initiatives undertaken by Ashok Leyland to achieve ISO certification; and (4) explore the benefits reaped by Ashok Leyland through the modification of its manufacturing practices. The case is aimed at MBA/PGDBA students, and is intended to be a part of the productions and operations management curriculum.

Settings

Location:
Industry:
Size:
Large
Other setting(s):
1999-2002

Related