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Operations Management II

Three Volume Set
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© 2007 | 1 083 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Building on Volumes 1-3, these three volumes of Operations Management (OM) represent a dynamic and significant field of scholarly research and writing. Changes in the business environment over the last fifteen years has driven rapid developments in OM practice so that the production of goods and provision of services are now more market focused rather than technology led.

This collection draws together leading edge papers as well as classic articles that reveal the state of Operations Management today and look forward to future developments. These three volumes assemble the work of internationally renowned scholars and look at the following key areas:
 
Volume 4
Technology and Operations Management

Volume 5
International Operations, Networks and the Environmental Context

Volume 6
Innovation, Knowledge and Operations Improvement

David Bennett is an acclaimed academic and past President of EUROMA. He is perfectly placed to edit this important new major work that will be an indispensable resource for academics.
 
Volume Four: Technology and Operations Management
 
PART ONE: STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
Bower and Christensen
Disruptive Technologies
Catching the Wave  
Betz
Technology and Corporate Governance - Lessons Learnt
Granstrand, Sjoelander and Alange
Strategic Technology Management Issues in Japanese Manufacturing Industry
 
PART TWO: TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING AND ROADMAPPING
Martino
A Review of Selected Recent Advances in Technological Forecasting
Phaal, Farrukh and Probert
Technology Roadmapping - A Planning Framework for Evolution and Revolution
 
PART THREE: TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
Eijndhoven
Technology Assessment
Product or Process?  
Smits, Leyton and Den Hertog
Technology Assessment and Technology Policy in Europe
New Concepts, New Goals, New Infrastructures  
 
PART FOUR: TECHNOLOGY VALUATION
Boer
Traps, Pitfalls and Snares in the Valuation of Technology
Park
A New Method for Technology Valuation in Monetary Value
Procedure and Application  
 
PART FIVE: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
Grant and Gregory
Adapting Manufacturing Process for International Transfer
Keller and Chinta
International Technology Transfer
Strategies for Success  
 
PART SIX: TECHNOLOGY SECURITY AND RISK
Cannice, Chen and Daniels
Managing International Technology Transfer Risk
A Case Analysis of U S High-Technology Firms in Asia  
Fosfuri
Patent Protection, Limitation and the Mode of Technology Transfer
 
PART SEVEN: APPROPRIATE AND ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Wicklein
Designing for Appropriate Technology in Developing Countries
Archibugi and Pietrobelli
The Globalization of Technology and Its Implications for Developing Countries
Windows of Opportunity or Further Burden?  
 
PART EIGHT: ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
Boyer et al
Unlocking the Potential of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Shepherd, McDermott and Stock
Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Does More Radicalness Mean More Perceived Benefits?  
 
PART NINE: AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS
Wong and Ngin
Automation and Organizational Performance
The Case of Electronics Manufacturing Firms in Singapore  
 
PART TEN: FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Mansfield
The Diffusion of Flexible Manufacturing Systems in Japan, Europe and the United States
 
PART ELEVEN: RESPONSIVE PRODUCTION AND AGILE TECHNOLOGIES
Young
Technology... The Enabler for Tomorrow's Agile Enterprise
Waller
Market Responsive Manufacturing for the Automotive Supply Chain
 
PART TWELVE: SERVICE TECHNOLOGIES
Karimi, Somers and Gupta
Impact of Information Technology Management Practices on Customer Service
 
Volume Five: International Operations, Networks and the Environmental Context
 
PART ONE: INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS
Ferdows
Made in the World
The Global Spread of Production  
Johanson and Vahlne
The Internationalization Process of the Firm - A Model of Knowledge Development and Increasing Foreign Market Commitments
Klassen and Whybark
Barriers to the Management of International Operations
 
PART TWO: INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING STRATEGY
Ferdows
Mapping International Factory Networks
 
PART THREE: INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS
Humphrey
Globalization and Supply Chain Networks
The Auto Industry in Brazil and India  
Ghoshal and Bartlett
The Multinational Corporation as an Interorganizational Network
 
PART FOUR: TRADE THEORIES, TARIFFS AND THEIR EFFECT ON OPERATIONS DECISIONS
Dunning
The Eclectic Paradigm of International Production
A Restatement and Some Possible Extensions  
Morgan and Katsikeas
Theories of International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Firm Internationalization
A Critique  
 
PART FIVE: SME INTERNATIONALIZATION
Mariotti and Piscitello
Localized Capabilities and the Internationalization of Manufacturing Actvities by SMEs
 
PART SIX: CULTURAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS
Hofstede
Cultural Constraints in Management Theories
 
PART SEVEN: E-OPERATIONS
Johnson and Whang
E-Business and Supply Chain Management
An Overview and Framework  
 
PART EIGHT: INTERNATIONAL OUTSOURCING
Pack and Saggi
Vertical Technology Transfer via International Outsourcing
Chen and Lin
Global Outsourcing and Its Managerial Implications
 
PART NINE: VIRTUAL NETWORKS
Fujii, Kaihara and Morita
A Distributed Virtual Factory in Agile Manufacturing Environment
 
PART TEN: DEVELOPING COUNTRY ISSUES
Fleury
The Changing Pattern of Operations Management in Developing Countries
The Case of Brazil  
Tybout
Manufacturing Firms in Developing Countries
How Well Do They Do and Why?  
 
PART ELEVEN: GLOBAL PRODUCT DESIGN
Taylor
Design for Global Manufacturing and Assembly
 
PART TWELVE: GLOBAL R&D
Gassmann and Von Zedtwitz
Organization of Industrial R&D on a Global Scale
DeMeyer and Mizushima
Global R&D Management
 
PART THIRTEEN: CLUSTERS AND INDUSTRIAL DISTRICTS
Carbonara, Giannoccaro and Pontrandolfo
Supply Chains within Industrial Districts
A Theoretical Framework  
 
PART FOURTEEN: ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS
Gupta
Environmental Management and Its Impact of the Operations Function
 
PART FIFTEEN: ETHICAL ISSUES
Carter
Ethical Issues in International Buyer-Supplier Relationships
A Dyadic Examination  
 
Volume Six: Innovation, Knowledge and Operations Improvement
 
PART ONE: KNOWLEDGE CREATION AND MANAGEMENT
Cohen and Levinthal
Absorptive Capacity
A New Perspective on Learning and Innovation  
Hayes
Challenges Posed to Operations Management by the 'New Economy'
Garud and Nayyar
Transformative Capacity
Continual Structuring by Intertemporal Technology Transfer  
 
PART TWO: CREATIVITY
Haapasalo and Kess
In Search of Organizational Creativity
The Role of Knowledge Management  
 
PART THREE: OPERATIONS IMPROVEMENT
Slack
The Importance-Performance Matrix as a Determinant of Improvement Priority
Voss, Ahlstrom and Blackmon
Benchmarking and Operational Performance
Some Empirical Results  
Hewitt, Robinson and Bennett
Modelling and Benchmarking Business Processes
The Supply-Line Example  
 
PART FOUR: DECISIONS AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN OPERATIONS
Benaroch
Option-Based Management of Technology Investment Risk
 
PART FIVE: RE-ENGINEERING OPERATIONS
Davenport and Stoddard
Re-Engineering
Business Change of Mythic Proportions?  
Loch
Operations Management and Re-Engineering
 
PART SIX: LEAN PRODUCTION AND LEAN THINKING
Womack and Jones
From Lean Production to the Lean Enterprise
Hines, Holweg and Rich
Learning to Evolve
A Review of Contemporary Lean Thinking  
 
PART SEVEN: PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT
Jayaram, Droge and Vickery
The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Manufacturing Performance
 
PART EIGHT: PRODUCT AND PROCESS INNOVATION
Veryzer
Discontinuous Innovation and the New Product Development Process
Utterback and Abernathy
A Dynamic Model of Product and Process Innovation
 
PART NINE: THEORY OF CONSTRAINTS
Rahman
Theory of Constraints
A Review of the Philosophy and Its Applications  
 
PART TEN: ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING
Upton and Kim
Alternative Methods of Learning and Process Improvement in Manufacturing

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