Title: Introducing a development decoupling point in manufacturing networks
Authors : Scherrer, Maike
Deflorin, Patricia
Conference details: 20th European Operations Management Association (EUROMA) Conference, 7th - 12th June 2013, Dublin
Issue Date: 2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Manufacturing; Management; Network; Decoupling
Subject (DDC) : 658.5: Production management
Abstract: Manufacturing companies are increasingly organised in global distributed networks. With this, the interface between development and manufacturing is gaining importance. We introduce a decoupling point in development activities (DDP) according to the logic of the customer order decoupling point (CODP) / order penetration point (OPP). Case study data shows that the introduction of a DDP enables to split development activities and postpone manufacturing related specificities downstream. With this, the definition of the dedicated manufacturing site for newly developed products is less time sensitive. Additionally, the later decision which site will produce the product leads to higher accuracy in the decision.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Enterprise Development (ZUE)
Publication type: Conference paper
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/16007
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