Manufacturing Excellence: A Case Study on the Improvement Journey of Operations Management

Jia YUAN

Abstract


This case illustrates the operations management improvement journey of LP Semiconductor Co. Ltd. What the teaching case describes includes strategic thrusts and priorities of improvement, design of operations, managing of operations, and adaptation of operations. With the information provided by the case, participants could discuss the current situation and action for continued improvement from all dimensions of operations management. From the teaching case, participants could learn how to use the theories and methods of operations management in actual business practice in order to achieve the ultimate goal of manufacturing excellence.

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Case study; Operations management; Joint venture; Performance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.mse.1913035X20130703.2554

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