Tables and Figures

TABLES

5-1

 

Use of Manufacturing Technologies and Techniques, 1996 and 1994

 

48

5-2

 

Use of Technologies and Techniques by Facility Employment Size, 1996

 

49

A-1

 

General Characteristics

 

120

A-2

 

Capabilities of SMEs

 

120

A-3

 

Relations with Top Three Customers

 

121

A-4

 

Factors That Would Improve Probability of Supplier Success

 

121

A-5

 

General Characteristics of Subsamples

 

121

A-6

 

Capabilities of Large and Small SMEs

 

122

A-7

 

Capabilities of SMEs with Dispersed and Concentrated Customer Bases

 

122

A-8

 

Success Factors in Subsamples

 

123

FIGURES

2-1

 

Increase in Subcontracting in the Defense Industry (Percentage of Total Product Cost)

 

17

2-2

 

Structure of a Typical Supply Chain

 

23

3-1

 

Supply Chain Management: Integrating and Managing Business Processes among Participants throughout the Supply Chain

 

25

9-1

 

Effects of Misalignment in the Supply Chain

 

77

9-2

 

Internet Trends

 

80



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