Application of Value Stream Mapping in Global Manufacturing Environment

Satya Shah, Chaw Goh

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With the global value chain establishment, the globalisation sourcing is the current normal practice in most of multinational companies. The purpose of the research paper is to evaluate the applicability of Kraljic Portfolio Model, Lean and Agile techniques with Value Steam Mapping (VSM) tools and established frameworks at a Malaysian manufacture of IT storage product, to address their supply disruption challenges through direct supplier and sub-tier suppliers. This study aims to determine theories and techniques able to optimise value chain with critical sub-tier supplier through the changes of strategic and operational plans within the organisation and its supply chains.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2021 26th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-86043-557-7
ISBN (Print)978-1-6654-4352-4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2021
Event2021 26th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC) - Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 Sept 20214 Sept 2021


Conference2021 26th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC)
Abbreviated titleICAC 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • Agile Manufacturing
  • Engineering Supply Chains
  • Automation
  • Globalisation
  • Manufacturing

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