Strategic Consensus And Manufacturing Performance

  • Lindman F
  • Callarman T
  • Fowler K
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This research examines the causal nature of direct and indirect influences argued in the literature to affect manufacturing performance. Our results indicate that consensus on the firm's business-level strategy does not directly influence manufacturing performance, but does so through its influences on other variables, most notably, manufacturing task consensus. Consensus with respect to manufacturing specific tasks that support the firm's overall competitive strategies is shown to be important. Additional findings in our research concern the relationship of traditional product-process alignment and levels of manufacturing performance.

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  • Frank T. Lindman

  • Thomas E. Callarman

  • Karen L. Fowler

  • Christine A. McClatchey

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