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Improving Managerial Capacity and Economic Viability in Chinese Wool Textile Mills

JSME Vol 5: Issue 2, 2009

Author(s): Colin Brown, Scott Waldron and John Longworth (The University of Queensland, Australia) and Zhao Yutian (Chinese Research Centre for Rural Economy)

Abstract:
The successful restructuring of Chinese industries is of immense importance not only for the continued development of China but also to the stability of the world economy. The transformation of the Chinese wool textile industry illustrates well the many problems and pressures currently facing most Chinese industries.The Chinese wool textile industry has undergone major
upheaval and restructuring in its drive to modernize and take advantage of developments in world textile markets. Macro level ownership and administrative reforms are well advanced as is the uptake of new technology and equipment. However, the changing market and institutional
environment also demands an increasing level of sophistication in mill management decisions including product selection, input procurement, product pricing, investment appraisal, cost analysis and proactive identification of new market and growth opportunities.This paper outlines a series of analyses that have been integrated into a decision-making model designed to assist mill managers with these decisions. Features of the model include a whole-of-mill approach, a design based on existing mill structures and information systems, and the capacity for the model to be tailored to individual mills. All of these features facilitate the adoption of the model by time and resource constrained managers seeking to maintain the viability of their enterprises in the face of extremely dynamic market conditions.

Keywords: China, wool textile mills, industry transition, decision-making models.

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