Production management in Sweden: eight short illustrative cases

David J. Bennett, Bengt Almgren

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The performance of the manufacturing sector has been a major factor contributing to Sweden's economic growth. This paper comprises eight short cases describing a range of Swedish organisations together with the principal features of their production function. The cases are intended to general discussion and provide a greater understanding of the technical and organisational factors which influence the efficiency of production systems.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBirmingham (UK)
PublisherAston University
Number of pages30
Publication statusPublished - May 1982

Publication series

NameWorking paper series
PublisherThe University of Aston management centre

Bibliographical note

© 1987 The Optical Society. This paper was published in Optics Letters and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.


  • performance
  • manufacturing sector
  • Sweden's economic growth
  • Swedish organisations
  • production function
  • efficiency
  • production systems


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