CHAPTER 5

Project Change Control

It is well known that Asian countries are the leading location for contract manufacturing for companies around the globe due to their excellence in manufacturing capability. One of the reasons for this is their culture of continuous improvement. The collectivist nature of culture, the intense face-to-face interaction on the manufacturing plant floor, and the willingness to work together for common good lead to an ongoing iterative cycle that follows Deming’s guidance of Plan-Do-Check-Act. This is why Asian manufacturers often receive quality awards associated with their production of goods known to be extremely reliable. This continuous improvement outlook that works so successfully in manufacturing though may ...

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