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dc.contributor.advisorDuvic, Robert Conrad, 1947-en
dc.contributor.advisorLewis, Kyle, 1961-en
dc.creatorHernandez, Alonsoen
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-03T18:03:14Zen
dc.date.available2011-10-03T18:03:14Zen
dc.date.issued2011-08en
dc.date.submittedAugust 2011en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2011-08-4237en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractIn a world economy where globalization reaches almost every corner, the need for a company to attain flexibility has acquired tremendous importance to remain competitive and profitable. This Thesis would present the importance of flexibility in times of uncertain conditions (natural and socio-economic), it would present an analysis of the struggle of Toyota Motors Manufacturing Texas and one of its on-site suppliers Futaba Industrial Texas “FIT” to attain Manufacturing Flexibility through different economic crisis and a natural disaster presenting its strategies to mitigate economic losses and cope with the turbulent environment by developing robust systems.en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectManufacturing flexibilityen
dc.subjectSupply chain disruptionen
dc.subjectToyota Motorsen
dc.subjectFutaba Industrialen
dc.titleThe need for flexibilityen
dc.date.updated2011-10-03T18:03:21Zen
dc.identifier.slug2152/ETD-UT-2011-08-4237en
dc.description.departmentEngineering Managementen
dc.type.genrethesisen
thesis.degree.departmentEngineering Managementen
thesis.degree.disciplineEngineering Managementen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science in Engineeringen


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