Introduction: International Manufacturing Strategy: Context, Culture, and Change

  • Per Lindberg
  • Christopher A. Voss
  • Kathryn L. Blackmon


This book is concerned with the way in which national context has an impact on how manufacturing strategies are set, the ways in which companies and countries continually improve their manufacturing capability, and the resulting improvement in performance. It is based on a study of 600 companies in 20 countries.


Business Unit Manufacturing Strategy Competitive Priority Material Requirement Planning Total Productive Maintenance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Per Lindberg
    • 1
  • Christopher A. Voss
    • 2
  • Kathryn L. Blackmon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Operations ManagementChalmers UniversityGoteborgSweden
  2. 2.Centre for Operations ManagementLondon Business SchoolLondonEngland

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