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Value-Based Decisions for Automotive Engineering

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1266
  • ISBN 1-56091-978-7
Published February 24, 1997 by SAE International in United States
Value-Based Decisions for Automotive Engineering
  • English
  • 120 pages
This publication addresses value lessons learned and techniques for matching the voice of the customer with the voice of the provider. Complete contents include: increasing the value of innovative car dealership's management; the power of FAST in value management; methods for analyzing the value of automobiles; determining the value of vehicle attributes using a PC based tool; evaluating mail survey techniques for determining the value of vehicle options; value versus price segmentation of family automobiles; product development with suppliers - the role of database commonaility; the value engineering equation and the auto industry - a definition of "cost"; choosing from five strategies in manufacturing: the role of value-based decision making in business simulations; how to link customers, manufacturer, and supplier using "value" as the measure and VA/VE as the method; and value-based decision making at the SAE section level: a South Florida section case study