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A review of manufacturing flexibility

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  • Beach, R.
  • Muhlemann, A. P.
  • Price, D. H. R.
  • Paterson, A.
  • Sharp, J. A.
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    Volume (Year): 122 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 41-57

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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.
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    1. Wang, Reay-Chen & Chuu, Shian-Jong, 2004. "Group decision-making using a fuzzy linguistic approach for evaluating the flexibility in a manufacturing system," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 154(3), pages 563-572, May.
    2. Wahab, M.I.M. & Stoyan, S.J., 2008. "A dynamic approach to measure machine and routing flexibilities of manufacturing systems," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 113(2), pages 895-913, June.
    3. Naim, Mohamed & Aryee, Gilbert & Potter, Andrew, 2010. "Determining a logistics provider's flexibility capability," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 127(1), pages 39-45, September.
    4. Piplani, Rajesh & Wetjens, Dennis, 2007. "Evaluation of entropy-based dispatching in flexible manufacturing systems," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 176(1), pages 317-331, January.
    5. Sandra T. Silva & Jorge M. S. Valente & Aurora A. C. Teixeira, 2007. "An evolutionary model of industry dynamics and firms' institutional behavior with job search, bargaining and matching," FEP Working Papers 241, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    6. Chuu, Shian-Jong, 2011. "Interactive group decision-making using a fuzzy linguistic approach for evaluating the flexibility in a supply chain," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 213(1), pages 279-289, August.
    7. Chang, An-Yuan, 2009. "An attribute approach to the measurement of machine-group flexibility," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 194(3), pages 774-786, May.
    8. Bish, Ebru K. & Hong, Seong J., 2006. "Coordinating the resource investment decision for a two-market, price-setting firm," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 101(1), pages 63-88, May.
    9. Moon, Karen Ka-Leung & Yi, Candace Ying & Ngai, E.W.T., 2012. "An instrument for measuring supply chain flexibility for the textile and clothing companies," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 222(2), pages 191-203.
    10. Correll, David & Suzuki, Yoshinori & Martens, Bobby, 2014. "Biorenewable fuels at the intersection of product and process flexibility: A novel modeling approach and application," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 150(C), pages 1-8.
    11. Gong, Zhejun & Hu, Sun, 2008. "An economic evaluation model of product mix flexibility," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 36(5), pages 852-864, October.
    12. Tamayo-Torres, Javier & Gutierrez-Gutierrez, Leopoldo & Ruiz-Moreno, Antonia, 2014. "The relationship between exploration and exploitation strategies, manufacturing flexibility and organizational learning: An empirical comparison between Non-ISO and ISO certified firms," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 232(1), pages 72-86.
    13. Boulaksil, Y. & Grunow, M. & Fransoo, J.C., 2011. "Capacity flexibility allocation in an outsourced supply chain with reservation," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 129(1), pages 111-118, January.
    14. Gultekin, Hakan, 2012. "Scheduling in flowshops with flexible operations: Throughput optimization and benefits of flexibility," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 140(2), pages 900-911.

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