Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511410, 9780815516187

Apparel Manufacturing Management Systems

1st Edition

A Computer-Oriented Approach

Authors: Edwin M. McPherson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511410
eBook ISBN: 9780815516187
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1987
Page Count: 406

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A complete look at the management of an apparel manufacturing system. From upper management functions to employees on the floor, this also includes sections on information flow, marketing, preseason planning, and much much more.


Upper and mid-level managers in the apparel industry.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Information Technology The Information Age Information Expectations Managing Knowledge Judging a Company Industry Characteristics Equipment vs Type of Plant Operation Payroll Spectrum Shop Loading Data Gathering Functions and Equipment On-Line Systems Conclusion
  2. Apparel Computer Overview Introduction History of Computers Development of Computers in the Apparel Industry Computer Applications Payroll Personnel Accounting Research and Development Engineering Distribution Quality Control Purchasing Manufacturing Production Control Merchandising Customer Service Marketing The Computer System as a Functional Integrator Order Processing Style Adoption Computer Trends in the Apparel Industry Summary
  3. Organization Functions and Information Flow General Organization Functions Information Functions Tracking Data Movement Functions of Control for Profits Zones of Control Management Control Data
  4. Corporate Goals General Strategic Versus Operational Planning Mission Statement Corporate Philosophy Divisional Mission Statements Menswear Group, Slacks and Jeans Division, Manufacturing Operational Planning and Establishing Objectives Annual Plans-A Planning Schedule Example Planning an


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About the Author

Edwin M. McPherson