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A system to support the enhancement of strategic flexibility in manufacturing enterprises


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  • Price, D. H. R.
  • Beach, R.
  • Muhlemann, A. P.
  • Sharp, J. A.
  • Paterson, A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

    Volume (Year): 109 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 2 (September)
    Pages: 362-376

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:109:y:1998:i:2:p:362-376

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    1. Gupta, Yash P. & Goyal, Sameer, 1989. "Flexibility of manufacturing systems: Concepts and measurements," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 119-135, November.
    2. Price, D. H. R. & Sharp, J. A. & Muhlemann, A. P., 1992. "A taxonomy for supporting the development of computer-based production planning and control systems," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 61(1-2), pages 41-47, August.
    3. Muhlemann, A. & Price, D. & Afferson, M. & Sharp, J., 1995. "A computer based approach for enhancing manufacturing decision making in smaller manufacturing enterprises: A longitudinal study," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 97-107, February.
    4. Robb Dixon, J., 1992. "Measuring manufacturing flexibility: An empirical investigation," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 60(2), pages 131-143, July.
    5. Pindyck, Robert S, 1993. "A Note on Competitive Investment under Uncertainty," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(1), pages 273-77, March.
    6. Kleindorfer, Paul R. & Partovi, Fariborz Y., 1990. "Integrating manufacturing strategy and technology choice," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 47(2), pages 214-224, July.
    7. Kulatilaka, Nalin & Marks, Stephen Gary, 1988. "The Strategic Value of Flexibility: Reducing the Ability to Compromise," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 78(3), pages 574-80, June.
    8. Tombak, Mihkel M., 1990. "A strategic analysis of flexible manufacturing systems," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 47(2), pages 225-238, July.
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    1. Beach, R. & Muhlemann, A. P. & Price, D. H. R. & Paterson, A. & Sharp, J. A., 2001. "The role of qualitative methods in production management research," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(1-3), pages 201-212, December.
    2. Perrone, Giovanni & Amico, Michele & Lo Nigro, Giovanna & Noto La Diega, Sergio, 2002. "Long term capacity decisions in uncertain markets for advanced manufacturing systems incorporating scope economies," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 143(1), pages 125-137, November.
    3. Ariss, Sonny S. & Zhang, Qingyu, 2002. "The impact of flexible process capability on the product-process matrix: an empirical examination," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(2), pages 135-145, March.


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