Chapter 4. Advanced Manufacturing Technology

  1. David Holman3,
  2. Toby D. Wall,
  3. Chris W. Clegg,
  4. Paul Sparrow4 and
  5. Ann Howard5
  1. Bradley Chase1 and
  2. Waldemar Karwowski2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch4

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices

How to Cite

Chase, B. and Karwowski, W. (2002) Advanced Manufacturing Technology, in The New Workplace: A Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices (eds D. Holman, T. D. Wall, C. W. Clegg, P. Sparrow and A. Howard), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713365.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Sheffield, UK

  2. 4

    University of Manchester, UK

  3. 5

    Development Dimensions International, New Jersey, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of San Diego, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Center for Industrial Ergonomics, University of Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485438

Online ISBN: 9780470713365

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Keywords:

  • demand customised;
  • companies;
  • manufacturing technologies;
  • automated inventory systems;
  • manufacturing automation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Amts: Complexity and Integration

  • The Roles and Skills of the Operator in Amt

  • Job and Work Design

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology: the Need for Integrated, Open, Human-Centred Approaches

  • Tools and Methods for Amt Job and Work Re-Design

  • Conclusion

  • References