Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Achieving high performance teamwork in a semiconductor manufacturing operation

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Naguib, H. ; Microelectron. Center, Xerox Corp., El Segundo, CA, USA ; Shau-Ron Chen

This paper presents the evolution of a teamwork culture at the Xerox Microelectronics Center's semiconductor manufacturing operation over the past nine years. It illustrates how a team-based organization evolved through four phases to allow effective implementation of a continuous improvement strategy based on five key management philosophies. These are Leadership Through Quality (LTQ), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Cycle Time Management (CTM), Activity-Based Costing (ABC), and Total Employee Involvement (TEI). The ultimate goal was to organize the entire manufacturing organization into high performance Self-Directed Work Teams (SDWTs). A process to develop such SDWT is described and demonstrated through the transition of a semi-autonomous work group into a pilot SDWT. The benchmark performance results accomplished by the pilot SDWT are described in terms of product quality, equipment effectiveness, cycle time, cost, and employee empowerment. Finally, an assessment matrix is used to measure team maturity and its areas of strength and weakness

Published in:

Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference and Workshop. 1994 IEEE/SEMI

Date of Conference:

14-16 Nov 1994

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.