Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Not specified
Title: Understanding intra-manufacturing network coordination : learnings from complex adaptive systems
Authors: Scherrer, Maike
Deflorin, Patricia
Schillo, Katrin
Conference details: 21st Annual EurOMA Conference, Palermo, 20-25 June 2014
Issue Date: 2014
Language: English
Subjects: Manufacturing; System; Complexity; Network
Subject (DDC): 658.5: Production management
Abstract: The coordination of intra-manufacturing networks is a challenging task. Mechanisms to coordinate a manufacturing network are often discussed in isolation and are not put into a broader context to understand its influence on the intra-manufacturing network. Casestudy based, we discuss the challenges global production managers face in their aim to unlock the potential of the manufacturing network. We argue that manufacturing networks need to be analysed as complex adaptive systems (CAS). It is our aim to show how the understanding of CAS helps to describe the challenges of manufacturing network coordination.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute for Organizational Viability (IOV)
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