Three manufacturing strategy archetypes: a framework for the UK aerospace industry

T. Sinha, S. Childe, R. Maull

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The paper reports on an aspect of work carried out into manufacturing strategy in the UK aerospace industry. This paper concentrates on the development of three manufacturing strategy archetypes and of a framework to describe the potential use of these archetypes within the UK aerospace industry. The paper describes the changing requirements of the industry when considering manufacturing strategy. The paper includes the development of the archetypes using systems theory, and reports on the contribution made to the field of manufacturing strategy making.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStrategic management of the manufacturing value chain
EditorsU. Bititci, A. Carrie
Place of PublicationNorwell, Massachusetts, USA
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)0412827107
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 1998

Publication series

NameIFIP advances in information and communication technology
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers


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