The need to improve engineering knowledge management is driven by the current challenges facing manufacturing organisations in the emerging global economy and, in particular by the important role knowledge plays in the engineering design process. Industrial organisations are facing increasing international competition, and in response their engineering products are improving in terms of performance, reliability and cost of ownership.
|Title of host publication||Design Process Improvement : A Review of Current Practice|
|Editors||John Clarkson, Claudia Eckert|
|Place of Publication||London|
|ISBN (Print)||185233701X, 978-185233701-8|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|