ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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New Technology in Indian Manufacturing-An Evaluation of Introduction of CNC Machines

An Evaluation of Introduction of CNC Machines Bagaram Tulpule Ramesh C Datta Introduction of new technology raises issues related to loss of direct control, changes in job content and responsibility, job displacement redundancy and redeployment, retraining, etc, which are extremely important in realising benefits from the new technology. It is necessary, therefore, to examine the economic context in which new technology is bought, with what aspirations it is adopted, the purposes management attaches to it, the groups involved in the process of decision-making, etc This paper reports on a study which attempts to evaluate the introduction of microelectronics-based technology, viz, computer numerically controlled machines, in three companies in the manufacturing sector.

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