Mass Customization

A Supply Chain Approach

  • Charu Chandra
  • Ali Kamrani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Concepts and State-Of-Research in Mass Customization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Charu Chandra, Jānis Grabis
      Pages 21-59
  3. Problem Solving Frameworks, Models, and Methodologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Charu Chandra, Jānis Grabis
      Pages 63-88
    3. Charu Chandra, Jānis Grabis
      Pages 89-119
  4. Supportive Techniques and Technologies for Enabling Mass Customization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Ali K. Kamrani, Sa’ed M. Salhieh
      Pages 123-145
    3. Ali K. Kamrani, Mahesh Kanawade
      Pages 147-168
    4. Mary J. Meixell, S. David Wu
      Pages 169-189
    5. Charu Chandra, Ali K. Kamrani
      Pages 211-234
  5. Future Research Agenda

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 261-262

About this book


Mass Customization: A Supply Chain Approach is a text on the emerging topic of mass customization in manufacturing. The contributed chapters in this book provide a unified treatment to the topic by offering coverage in four main categories - concepts and current state of research; problem solving frameworks, models, and methodologies; supportive techniques and technologies for enabling mass customization; and future research agenda. The book blends theory and practice and includes prototypical applications to illustrate this complex, yet emerging field of inquiry.


Logistics Simulation design development manufacturing modeling production

Authors and affiliations

  • Charu Chandra
    • 1
  • Ali Kamrani
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Michigan-DearbornDearborn
  2. 2.University of HoustonHouston

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-4758-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-9015-0
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