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    (Sunderland Business School, University of Sunderland, St. Peter's Way, Sunderland SR6 0DD, UK)



    (Technology and Operations Management Research Group, Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK)

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    With a wide diversity of available technologies, it is extremely problematic for SMEs to identify, plan, prioritize and use the correct strategy. Electronic-manufacturing has been evolving for some time, but currently an effective planning framework to assist managers with implementing electronic-manufacturing planning is still lacking. A framework, built around three elements: the Balanced Scorecard, Quality Function Deployment and Value Chain Analysis, is proposed here to assist SMEs in managing complexity in e-manufacturing planning. A case study, carried out in Singapore, demonstrates the practicality and utility of the framework in the context of a real business environment.

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    Article provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.

    Volume (Year): 04 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 03 ()
    Pages: 241-265

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    Handle: RePEc:wsi:ijitmx:v:04:y:2007:i:03:p:241-265
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