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E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics

E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics Vol. 2 (3) pp. 089-097, September 2011; © E3 Journals; ISSN 2141-7482

Critical success factors for technology selection specifically ROBOTS

Farzad Tahriri * , Zahari Taha
Center for product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Industrial and Manufacturing Department, Faculty of Engineering, University Malaya (UM), Malaysia
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Accepted 1 August 2011


The immense competition in the global market has made it utterly difficult for businesses, especially manufacturers to improve and develop. To cope with this huge competition, manufacturers have no choice but to adopt new technology to develop and be competitors. Their goals and objectives can be satisfied by the application of Advance Manufacturing Technology (AMT). This paper assists managers of the industry in considering all the important criteria for various AMT selections, when purchasing new technology. In addition, it helps those, interested in buying robots, to adopt and apply the necessary criteria.

Keywords: Advanced Manufacturing Technology(AMT), Robot selection, Technology.

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