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What have U.S. manufacturers done to regain a competitive edge? What must U.S. companies do to continue to strengthen the country's manufacturing

  1. What have U.S. manufacturers done to regain a competitive edge?
  2. What must U.S. companies do to continue to strengthen the country's manufacturing base?
  3. What led companies to focus on operations management rather than production?
  4. Watch the end of Chapter 9 Video titled "Production and Operations Management-Ball Corporation" and answer the following questions:
  5. Looking at the future of manufacturing in the United States,
  6. do you think U.S. companies like Ball are adapting to the
  7. challenges of foreign manufacturers? What is Ball doing to stay competitive?
  8. The video mentions the loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs to
  9. overseas locations. What is this called? What is the
  10. opposite trend that has occurred in the U.S. with companies like Toyota and Honda?
  11. What is meant by Six Sigma?

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