Current and Future Trends in the Automotive Industry

Author(s): 
D. M. Jahin

Affiliation(s): 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Cite this paper
D. M. Jahin, “Current and Future Trends in the Automotive Industry”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 97-100, 2016. DOI:10.7508/jmerd.2016.01.014

ABSTRACT: This paper aims to provide an evaluation of chapter “Project Management in the automotive industry” by Christophe Midler and Christian Navarre. It aims to provide analysis of all the four phases described by the authors on the genesis and evolution of Project Management over past six decades. Along with the overview of the chapter this writing also cites data from various research papers and journals which affirms or contradicts the statements put forward by Midler and Navarre. In the latter half of the paper current and new methods of project management have been suggested which are or can be implemented to enhance the efficiency of an organization.

Keywords : Efficiency; Automotive industry trends; Project management methods

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