Value Engineering: Concepts, Techniques and Applications

SAGE Publications India
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Value engineering is a systematic and organized procedural decision-making process, which is designed to ensure the maximum value for the client or the end consumer. At a time when success in business is critically dependent on the value attached to a product, this concept provides any enterprise with a result-driven framework for delivering better products and services at the lowest possible cost.

This book is a comprehensive and in-depth exposition of the basic concepts, techniques and applications of value engineering. Simple and jargon-free, it is divided into three parts.

The first part:

- Deals with the basic conceptual framework of value engineering and its key parameters. The author highlights its relevance in the Indian scenario.

The second part:

- Examines both general and special techniques specifically developed and applied to value engineering.

The final part:

- Critically discusses the application of the techniques discussed in the second part; and

- Is peppered with short cases.

The discussion is peppered with short cases and the book itself is copiously illustrated to give the reader a holistic understanding of the concepts.

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About the author

Anil Kumar Mukhopadhyaya, CVS–Life, FINVEST, AICWA, is one of the pioneering Certified Value Specialists in India and has previously worked with Tata Motors Limited and Coal India Limited. He is also the author of the highly successful book titled Value engineering: Concepts, techniques and applications published by Response Books, a division of SAGE India. He has written several articles on the subject of value engineering and industrial engineering for national and international journals. He was awarded a Fellowship by the Indian Value Engineering Society in 2005 and was also awarded the Best Case Study Award by the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering for an article on value engineering, titled ‘A pragmatic approach to cost reduction through value engineering—A case study’ in 1986. He had also received Productivity Award 1984 (for Individual/Groups) instituted by the Association of Indian Engineering Industry (Eastern Region). He is authorised to conduct Module I workshop and Module II seminar by SAVE International, USA.

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Publisher
SAGE Publications India
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Published on
Nov 11, 2003
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Pages
212
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ISBN
9788132119876
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Operations Research
Business & Economics / Production & Operations Management
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