Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Spring 1993


Richard R. Deckro

Course Title

Total Quality Management

Course Number

EMGT 510


This paper presents a research aimed at identifying the contribution of computer-aided design to the concept of concurrent engineering. The paper reviews the available CAD software and major vendors. It also provides a few successful concurrent engineering projects. It also addresses the social and organizational dimensions of computer aided design. The final conclusion is that managers should plan ahead, consider organizational changes and know what to expect from CAD.


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