The multidimensional picture they can obtain of research in a set of countries using this technique can reveal interest and might even be able to detect hubs operating within those countries. The findings show that underlying causes of supply chain uncertainty with higher likelihood of occurrences do not necessarily result in greater impact on the downstream delivery performance in the supply chain. Transparency brings accountability and responsibility. Analysis indicates that buffer stock removal and lot size reduction were the key issues to be assigned higher priority than throughput improvement. The software system includes two distinct modules developed for this purpose. ? Higginson Award for Excellence in Teaching 2001-2002 within the Charlton College of Business.
Enlightens the effects of bottleneck resources and capacity constraints and suggests remedies for synchronized flow in the shop floor. The study was driven by a conceptual model, which relates supply chain practices to competitive objectives. Considering the importance of performance measures and benchmarking in organizational competitiveness, this e-book attempts to cover the topics of performance measures, benchmarking and best practices in new economy in all types of business organizations. Simply put, best practices from successful companies will provide a guideline for other companies to follow. The journal is peer reviewed with a distinguished editorial board, and is aimed at those working at a senior level in quality assurance.
The principal reason for failure is often associated with poor management of the implementation process. The study also provides the reader with an insight into the company. The cost of implementation, even when it is successful, could be significant. In the survey, conducted with Hong Kong companies, the perceived benefits and perceived barriers of e-commerce implementation are discussed. It also explores the relationship between the emerging patterns and attainment of competitive objectives.
It can be used to help design and evaluate e-business programmes. The framework emphasizes measurement of costs and performance in the virtual enterprise and along the supply chain to enhance competitiveness in global markets. He actively serves on several university committees. InfoSci®-OnDemand Plus, a subscription-based service, provides researchers the ability to access full-text content from over 93,000+ peer-reviewed book chapters and 24,000+ scholarly journal articles covering 11 core subjects. Based on the feedback received from respondents, the model has been revised to reflect these practical considerations. We have applied the framework to evaluate dedicated postgraduate e-business programmes in Hong Kong. Finally, a case study conducted at a small company in England is used in demonstrating the application of the framework.
A literature review on cost management and performance measures in advanced manufacturing and service organizations provides the basis for our framework. This paper presents a system dynamics framework, based on causal relations, to model quality issues in a manufacturing environment. Gunasekaran also will help create fiscal management procedures and strategic plans. Putnik and Angappa Gunasekaran, June 1013, 2003, Guimaraes, Portugal, pp. The journal is 13 years old.
The revolution in information technology and the changes in political and social environments during the last two decades have created a very competitive global market. How many articles do you aim to publish in any one issue, and how many issues per year? This method involves three levels of assessment, namely: 1 relative percentage occurrences of each supply chain uncertainty, 2 relative upstream and downstream impact of each supply chain uncertainty and 3 relative likelihood of each underlying causes of supply chain uncertainty. The paper ends with concluding remarks. He is teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in operations management and management science. It is about how to build the business agility enterprise towards competitive advantage.
The study involves the use of factor analysis to reduce research variables to a few principal components. The era of both globalization of markets and outsourcing has begun, and many companies select supply chain and logistics to manage their operations. A reference architecture and intelligent agent are created to store tacit knowledge and create explicit knowledge, respectively. Practical implications — Utilizing the performance measures and metrics identified in this research provides policy and decision makers with a foundation on which to build their local or regional economies. Agility gives companies a commanding competitive edge in the marketplace.
Data was collected by conducting interviews at various levels of the subject organizations and by examining their archived records when available. Moving onto the implementation of Grameen-type micro-credit systems in Europe, or elsewhere, the differences in socio-culture, economics and politics between Bangladesh and the region concerned should be considered. Gunasekaran is involved with several national and international collaborative projects that are funded by both private and government agencies. What were the qualities in that helped you gain this award? New dedicated e-commerce postgraduate streams have been established to meet the knowledge requirements of the new economy. The major factors that influence the application and implementation of e-commerce are: perceived usefulness of web; perceived barriers of the internet for e-commerce; usage of the internet; and perceived benefits of the internet for e-commerce. He has organized several international workshops and conferences in the emerging areas of operations management and information systems. Also, I regularly use many of my case study research results in classes and students work on those cases to further their understanding of real life business practices.
How do you manage it? Gunasekaran has consulted companies and been a visiting professor at several universities around the globe. Best practices of productivity and quality contribute to overall organizational competitiveness. In order to gain the first-mover advantage, companies are keen to add new 'e-elements' to their businesses. Realizing the importance of E-commerce in logistic management, an attempt has been made in this paper to review the existing literature with the objective to gain insights into the impact of E-commerce in logistic management. Since information technology has had tremendous influence on the application of benchmarking techniques and practices, we have regularly published the Internet Editorials by Professor Ronald McGaughey of the University of Central Arkansas. The objective is to facilitate advances in the theory and practice of performance measures and benchmarking and in turn to implement and promote companies' best practices in the new economy, at all organisati.
According to the study reported in this paper, the fulfilment of the key success factors as suggested by the literature is, in general, low. The rankings of the examination sub periods were also different. In order to remain competitive, business organizations have focused on innovative techniques for product and process designs. The company has been successful in its overall business performance and in satisfying customers. It is essential to improve the product development process with the objective of reducing product development cycle time and hence to reach the market as quickly as possible. Practical implications — The paper provides details of solutions to call centres on the approach to making knowledge management work in practice. This company's strategic alliances with both clients and customers have helped to improve the utilization of its resources, such as warehouse space and transportation fleets.