Classification of forecasting methods in production engineering

Cezary Winkowski


Business management is a continuous decision-making process. It is difficult to imagine a company that does not use forecasting techniques. Even small enterprises without relevant forecasting departments more or less consciously anticipate future events, forecasting the volume of production and setting directions for development. Today’s production companies must quickly adapt to changing customer requirements, implementing structural and technological changes and delivering projects related to the production of new products. Under the dynamically changing conditions, the functioning and effective management of modern enterprises depend on futureoriented information. This increases the validity of forecasting. This article aimed to identify forecasting methods and areas of their use in production engineering. The publications on this subject were reviewed in the Scopus database, using the time frame from January 1970 to June 2018. An original classification of research subareas was created using VOS viewer software, and then, a bibliometric map was developed to visualise the results of the word coexistence analysis. The analysis of the co-occurrence and co-classification of words made it possible to indicate research subareas of forecasting in production engineering and related emerging research areas and issues.
Author Cezary Winkowski (FEM/IDLSE)
Cezary Winkowski,,
- International Chineese and Central-Eastern European Institute of Logistics and Service Sciences
Journal seriesEngineering Management in Production and Services, [Ekonomia i Zarządzanie], ISSN 2543-6597, e-ISSN 2543-912X, [2300-0813 , 2080-9646, 2300-0813], (N/A 40 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.50
Keywords in EnglishForecasting, forecasting methods, production engineering, manufacturing company
Internal identifierROC 19-20
Languageen angielski
LicenseUznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne - Bez utworów zależnych (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Score (nominal)40
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 40.0, 08-05-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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