Human performance modelling as an aid to manufacturing system design

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Abstract

Once the factory worker was considered to be a necessary evil, soon to be replaced by robotics and automation. Today, many manufacturers appreciate that people in direct productive roles can provide important flexibility and responsiveness, and so significantly contribute to business success. The challenge is no longer to design people out of the factory, but to design factory environment that help to get the best performance from people. This paper describes research that has set out to help to achieve this by expanding the capabilities of simulation modeling tools
currently used by practitioners.
Original languageEnglish
Pages91
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventAnnual meeting of the production and operations management society (POM2002) - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 5 Apr 20028 Apr 2002

Conference

ConferenceAnnual meeting of the production and operations management society (POM2002)
Abbreviated titlePOM2002
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period5/04/028/04/02

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    Baines, T. (2002). Human performance modelling as an aid to manufacturing system design. 91. Abstract from Annual meeting of the production and operations management society (POM2002), San Francisco, United States. http://www.pomsmeetings.org/ConfProceedings//archives/2002Proceedings.pdf