DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j6v787/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Best Practices Statistical Yearbook 2012 - 9th Edition" report to their offering.
The Global Best Practices Statistical Yearbook, now in its 9th Edition, is the foremost scientific analysis of automotive supplier competitiveness.
The yearbook is an invaluable tool for managers who need to better understand their performance in relation to international best practice. It covers the entire value chain, including inventory control, internal and external quality performance, operational reliability and flexibility, human resource development and product innovation.
The Global Best Practices Statistical Yearbook helps you answer questions such as:
1. Are we meeting the rapidly changing standards of the global automotive industry?
2. How competitive are our operations?
3. Do we know what defines global best practice standards for our operations, and do we meet them?
4. In which areas do we excel and/or fail?
5. What cost do we transfer on to customers as a result of our operational deficiencies?
6. Does ownership, geographical location, firm-size, or market-focus really matter in respect of performance standards?
7. Do we measure properly? If not, which measures apply particularly to us and how can we begin measuring them?
Created with participation from companies such as Becker, DaimlerChrysler, Dana, Faurecia, Federal Mogul, GM, Lear, Timken, Toyota, Visteon, Denso, Dunlop and ZF Lemförder, it consists of six sections of firm-level statistical data, grouped under six market driver indicators:
1. Cost control
2. Quality performance
3. Value chain flexibility
4. Value chain reliability
5. Human resource development
6. Product development
Detailed 9th edition changes and improvements
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j6v787/global_automotive