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Research Article

Model Driven Integrated Decision-Making in Manufacturing Enterprises

Table 2

Person-days involved during S1, S2, and S3 structural modelling in the four case study MEs.

Air-Con
World leading supplier of industrial air-conditioning systems
(i) Improved due date adherence and cash flow management, via integrated planning and purchase planning policy improvements
Process-oriented enterprise model (i) 7 days via
capture
structured interviews and ongoing development
Work system classification
and work flow modelling
(i) 4 days by interviews and ongoing dialogue
Three-level resource systems
modelling
(i) 4 days by observation, accessing documents, and interviews

ISF
(International Shop-Fitter)
European and north American supplier of point of sale furniture
(i) Improved design of the ISF multiproduct supply chain and focussed on assembly systems
balancing
Process-oriented
enterprise model capture
(i) 20 days via structured interviews and ongoing development
Work system classification
and work flow modelling
(i) 15 days by accessing documents and interviews
Three-level resource systems
modelling
(i) 12 days by accessing documents and interviews

Project aim
AEM
(Aircraft Engine Manufacture)
(i) Conceptual design of AEM supply chain focussed on assembly systems balancing
Process mapping and enterprise model development
(i) 10 days via structured interviews and document analysis
Work system classification
and work flow modelling
(i) 3 days by accessing documents and interviews
Three-level resource systems
modelling
(i) 4 days by accessing documents and interviews

Project aim
AMC: commercial aircraft manufacturer
(i) Conceptual design of the AMC supply chain focussed on assembly systems balancing
Process-oriented enterprise model capture
(i) 5 days via structured interviews
Work system classification
and work flow modelling
(i) 3 days by accessing documents and interviews
Two-level resource systems
modelling
(i) 6 days by accessing documents and interviews

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