New Product Development

Author: Marc A. Annacchino
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750677325
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New Product Development from the Author: Marc A. Annacchino. Covers the entire process of product development from idea to launch without missing a step!

Handbook Of New Product Development Management

Author: Christoph Loch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750685522
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Handbook Of New Product Development Management from the Author: Christoph Loch. Managing new product development is a key area of management, straddling strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship and macro-organizational behaviour. All of the contributorsin the Handbook of New Product Developmentare are well-known and leading exponents to theory of New Product Development and to methods used in practice. They draw upon their experience and work to offer a comprehensive view of the challenges in managing the development of new products. Existing knowledge in the different topics is examined and the key management challenges, and the important gaps in our knowledge are discussed. Most of the chapters draw upon systematic interaction with companies and practice and this is presented in the examples and the case studies cited. The Handbook of New Product Development and Management surveys this area in the context of an overall framework that explains how aspects interact and combine in a successful NPD process. Each chapter outlines open questions and highlights needs for future research. *A comprehensive view of the challenges in managing the development of new products from well-known and leading contributors in the field * The first handbook to fill the gap for a high-level handbook which is valuable to both the academic/practitioner

New Product Development

Author: I. Barclay
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136376658
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New Product Development from the Author: I. Barclay. The successful development, production and commercial launch of a stream of new and/or modified products has become one of the key factors in creating competitive advantage. Rapidly reducing development lead times and product life cycles, coupled with the shift from mass production to mass customisation are all increasing the pressure on product development activities and processes. This is leading companies to adopt a 'right first time' philosophy together with the constant review and improvement of their new product environment. New product development (NPD) performance needs to be constantly measured and action taken to improve current performance. Improvements to NPD activities and processes can be radical or incremental. They can be based on the review of past performance or the comparison of successful and less successful products. Benchmarking against the best practice in other companies can be used to advantage. Intuition also has its place. If you are interested in all or any of these improvement methodologies, this workbook is for you. The workbook provides information and a structured framework that allows a company to tailor NPD performance measurement and improvement methodologies to their particular circumstances. Part I introduces relevant 'theory' relating to NPD trends, strategy and performance evaluation and improvement. Part II covers the practical application of NPD strategy and performance evaluation/improvement using action based flow-charts ('animated' versions of the flow-charts are included on the CD-ROM). Part III covers the use of a structured NPD assessment tool and methodology presented in paper and CD-ROM formats. Relevant case studies and useful contacts and addresses are also included.

The Pdma Toolbook 1 For New Product Development

Author: Paul Belliveau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471271086
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The Pdma Toolbook 1 For New Product Development from the Author: Paul Belliveau. Practical cross-functional coverage of the entire product development process from idea generation through delivery of the final assembled product. Includes sections on benchmarking and changing your new product development process and managing your product portfolio.

Innovation Product Development And Commercialization

Author: Dariush Rafinejad
Publisher: J. Ross Publishing
ISBN: 9781932159707
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Innovation Product Development And Commercialization from the Author: Dariush Rafinejad. This title uses a holistic approach to examine the diverse issues that managers face to channel resources in the right direction for commercial success. It details the commercialization of innovation and new products in fast-paced, high-tech markets and how to match tecnological advances to new market opportunities.

New Product Development And Production Networks

Author: Ulrich J├╝rgens
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540641728
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New Product Development And Production Networks from the Author: Ulrich J├╝rgens. Prof. Dr. U. J├╝rgens, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, is renown for his scientific work in fields like human resources, work organization and organization of production and development, especially for automotive industries. In this publication the authors from different countries discuss practical models of integration in development and production as realized in practice. Time-to-Market is the key for success, efficient integration of development and production necessary to reach the goal. J├╝rgens himself acts as a publication editor and creates a book reporting about the state of art in automotive and electronics industry. The publication is directed to scientists and is of interest to those practitioners, who have to develop the benchmarks for their own development and production.

Global Product Development

Author: Alain Bernard
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642159732
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Global Product Development from the Author: Alain Bernard. This book of proceedings is the synthesis of all the papers, including keynotes presented during the 20th CIRP Design conference. The book is structured with respect to several topics, in fact the main topics that serve at structuring the program. For each of them, high quality papers are provided. The main topic of the conference was Global Product Development. This includes technical, organizational, informational, theoretical, environmental, performance evaluation, knowledge management, and collaborative aspects. Special sessions were related to innovation, in particular extraction of knowledge from patents.

New Product Development

Author: Ronald Eugene Kmetovicz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471555360
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New Product Development from the Author: Ronald Eugene Kmetovicz. In most organizations, new product development is a kind of mysterious "art" practiced by a select few individuals possessing key skills. This groundbreaking book introduces a revolutionary approach to new product development that transforms that nebulous art into a rigorous science. Inspired by the author's extensive R&D experience at Goodyear Aerospace and Hewlett-Packard, it details a dynamic organizational model, guaranteed to radically enhance the efficiency and creativity of the product development process. Fundamental to the author's model is its cross-functional approach, in which responsibility is distributed among teams (the product development definition team, development planning team, the execution team, etc.) comprising engineers and managers from throughout the organization. This systematic new approach is based on systems theory that works both vertically--through an organization's management structure and horizontally--across new product development functions. An integrated approach such as this affords heightened focus on the product development task at hand, greater economy of effort, and allows managers and design engineers to more readily meet complex design and analysis objectives, negotiate management considerations, and budget, while integrating the latest research developments. After an in-depth examination of the variables affecting new product development, New Product Development traces the development process from the initial concept through planning and execution and finally, to introduction into the marketplace. All methods presented are based on actual product development from Goodyear Aerospace and Hewlett-Packard. Throughout, difficult organizationalconcepts are supported by well-rendered visual aids that help readers to more readily comprehend them. And a number of handy checklists and reference material are supplied that help in the implementation of the methods outlined. Offering a dynamic new approach to new product development, this book is an essential guide for project managers, design engineers, and all those involved in cross-functional new product development in industry.

New Product Development

Author: Sameer Kumar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387232737
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New Product Development from the Author: Sameer Kumar. The challenge of managing a business enterprise today is to ensure that it can remain efficient and competitive in a dynamic marketplace characterized by high competition, unstable demands, heterogeneous market segments, and short product life cycles. Increasing the pace of new product introduction enables dealing with shorter product lives. To sustain competitiveness, a firm has to be innovative as well as quick to respond to the changing customer needs in order to provide better and faster products to market than competitors. New product development (NPD) is considered as a process of learning. Successful NPD projects typically rely on knowledge and experience of multi-function teams. In addition to corporate strategy and organization learning, the external factors such as, market and competitive conditions also play a big role in driving business strategies. The results from the empirical research study reported shows that companies implementing innovation strategy are more competitive in the long run while those that follow customer-responsive strategy are more likely to have higher return on investment within a shorter time. In order to achieve both sustainable competencies and also meet customer needs in the changing market environment today, a company should adapt to the benefits of both strategies.

Innovation Management And New Product Development

Author: Paul Trott
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273713159
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Innovation Management And New Product Development from the Author: Paul Trott. Written in an accessible style, this fourth edition brings a change in structure to clearly set out three key areas for the student: Innovation management, managing technology and knowledge and new product development.