Unformatted text preview: production, etc. • Culture and management style are more interconnected, making individual teams unnecessary • Organization less structured than western countries 9. What are three specific ways in which computer-aided design (CAD) benefits the design engineer? Computer aided design – Interactive use of a computer to develop and document a product. 1. Shorter design time: Lowers cost and allows a more rapid market response 2. Product quality: Permits the designer to investigate more alternatives, potential problems, and dangers 3. Production cost reductions: Reduced inventory, improved scheduling allows for more efficient use of personnel, faster implementation of design changes...
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- Spring '12
- Management, Actual Product, Computer-aided design, product development teams, Product manager approach, Traditional U.S. approach