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Agile manufacturing: A taxonomy of strategic and technological imperatives

A. Gunasekaran, Y. Y. Yusuf
2002 International Journal of Production Research  
In addition, a framework has been presented as a basis for understanding the major strategies and relevant technologies of AM.  ...  Agile manufacturing requires enriching of the customer; cooperating with competitors; organizing to manage change, uncertainty and complexity; and leveraging people and information.  ...  Importance of strategic and technical imperatives The strategic approach for agility is important considering global competitiveness and the global nature of manufacturing .  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540110118370 fatcat:tgf75vygvzdolffzdixgkno5lm

Scaling-up strategic purchasing: analysis of health system governance imperatives for strategic purchasing in a free maternal and child healthcare programme in Enugu State, Nigeria

Daniel Chukwuemeka Ogbuabor, Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe
2018 BMC Health Services Research  
Data collection and analysis were guided by Siddiqi and colleagues' health system governance framework. Data were analysed using a framework approach.  ...  Significant knowledge gaps exist in the functioning of institutional designs and organisational practices in purchasing within free healthcare schemes in low resource countries.  ...  Adopting a mixed provider payment system and adherence to the fund management rules might improve the effectiveness and efficiency of strategic purchasing.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-018-3078-x pmid:29622003 pmcid:PMC5887245 fatcat:vr7zfkve3zf4vk74avg3m7mpla

Needs-based Professional Development of Lecturers in Further Education and Training Colleges: A Strategic Imperative

Miranda Nangamso Mgijima
2014 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
From a systems theoretical perspective, the article highlights inefficiencies at the different levels of the education system resulting from a poorly coordinated new curriculum change programme.  ...  Continuing professional development of lecturers in the Further Education and Training colleges is now a strategic priority of the South African government.  ...  government strategic priority.  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n2p359 fatcat:4a5nukmotffzzif6ch24clavva

E-knowledge in health care: a strategic imperative

N. Wickramasinghe, G.L. Mills
Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper presents the case of Kaiser Permanente-Ohio and their development and use of MARS (medical automated record system); an e-knowledge management system in health care.  ...  This system has enabled Kaiser to enjoy many strategic benefits that before the implementation of this system could not have been envisaged.  ...  We close, by strongly urging for an eknowledge perspective as a strategic imperative in health care.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2002.994114 dblp:conf/hicss/WickramasingheM02 fatcat:arnwocqaxnfopdzofohiuesoyi


C.J. Smith, R. Oosthuizen, H. Harris, J.P. Venter, C. Combrink, J.H.S. Roodt
2011 South African Journal of Industrial Engineering  
Experimentation, Joint Architecture Management, Joint Knowledge Management, and Joint Operational Force Employment.  ...  This paper proposes a capability decomposition approach that addresses this challenge.  ...  For this, operational knowledge management techniques are required.  ... 
doi:10.7166/23-2-329 fatcat:qw3lyop2uzhipgbwvg7yeg6fda

Prescriptive System for Performance Information Management System

T. Akomolafe, Bukola A. Onyekwelu, OniyideA. Bello
2013 Frontiers in Science  
In this study, a prescriptive system for designing a performance information management system was carried out.  ...  The system describes the methodology for designing a system that efficiently gathers, processes and makes informat ion availab le to every level of management  ...  Therefore, it is imperative to put in place a mu ltid imensional data gathering system. Such system includes the following: a.  ... 
doi:10.5923/j.fs.20120206.08 fatcat:gbmuzblga5bchm7d7orf6jahaq

IT Does Matter (At Least When It Is Properly Managed)

Mark B. Schmidt, David Vance
2004 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
To the contrary, we argue that if the commodity view of information technology is correct, then the organization and management of those resources become ever more important.  ...  The factors identified in the model are to be employed by the management function to focus generic IT on the organization's mission and vision in order to achieve success.  ...  An example of an imperative or big rule would be when a top level manager at a brokerage firm dictates that a new Internet based stock market trading system need to execute a market order in less than  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/SchmidtV04 fatcat:fbulwuyqgfdqrodgmoybjlnfyi

Introduction to Knowledge Management for Innovation, Agility, and Complexity Management Minitrack

Suzanne Zyngier, Danny Samson, Marianne Gloet
2015 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
The view of knowledge as a key organizational resource underpins the imperative for effective and strategic knowledge management (KM).  ...  As such, knowledge aligned strategies must secure and maintain competitive advantage through innovation, agility and competitiveness.  ...  The view of knowledge as a key organizational resource underpins the imperative for effective and strategic knowledge management (KM).  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2015.659 dblp:conf/hicss/ZyngierSG15 fatcat:7hi67yilnfdn7li4ggte4abeae

In This Issue

1994 Human Systems Management  
Perhaps the applicational imperatives of AI will instill the strategic dimension of operations in traditional separationists.  ...  Management philosophies that are inadequate for both knowledge and applications of AI are those that tend to separate the strategic from the tactical and operational.  ... 
doi:10.3233/hsm-1994-13402 fatcat:kl5m3yroand2raveojuuwv4sqe

Enterprise Information Systems and Strategic Flexibility

William MacKinnon, Gerald Grant, David Cray
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
These constructs are then used to develop a theoretical model and propositions of the impact of enterprise systems on strategic flexibility.  ...  This paper explores the impact of enterprise information systems on an organization's strategic flexibility using the existing strategy and information systems literature to develop a theoretical model  ...  Enterprise systems can also be used to promote knowledge management and knowledge sharing [27] , enabling the development of knowledge and capabilities which are also instrumental in a firm's attainment  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.149 dblp:conf/hicss/MacKinnonGC08 fatcat:gcwlixsqfreqpg2qd6kz3uofqq

Embedding Creative Information Systems into Corporate Culture

Cynthia Menezes Prabhu
2010 Adarsh Journal of Management Research  
The important step to take is to establish Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) for strategic decision-making purposes in the organization.  ...  Knowledge Management mechanisms such as the Knowledge Discovery Systems, Knowledge Capture Systems, Knowledge Sharing Systems and Knowledge Application Systems aid the process of knowledge gathering and  ... 
doi:10.21095/ajmr/2010/v3/i2/88909 fatcat:umnn2tvcafhrxpsgqd7masrqge


Chayanan Kerdpitak, Chanathat Boonrattanakittibhumi
2020 Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues  
of novel product taking with the consideration to operational proficiency, learning system, knowledge assimilation, and strategic adaptability.  ...  Learning system and knowledge assimilation are correlated with strategic adaptability of an organization, and strategic adaptability is the established capability, which enables development of novel product  ...  link between learning system, knowledge management system and strategic adaptability (Baškarada, & Koronios, 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.9770/jssi.2020.9.3(20) fatcat:32kudbxslzaunoig3qhjfwzcay

Knowledge As Capital/Capital As Knowledge

Milan Zeleny
1990 Human Systems Management  
Only a few are informed, prepared and willing. lOS Press Human Systems Management 9 (1990) 129-130 0167-2533 / 90/ $3.50 © 1990, lOS B.V.  ...  Conscious and purposeful autopoiesis of business is the strategic imperative of the new era.  ... 
doi:10.3233/hsm-1990-9301 fatcat:ok3p2vhfg5bbzckhcbc7k3cf3i

Knowledge Management System for Railway Supply Chain Perspective

Mailasan Jayakrishnan, Abdul Karim Mohamad, Mokhtar Mohd Yusof
2020 JOIN: Jurnal Online Informatika  
Knowledge Management System (KMS) is a monitoring system that emphasizes the desired and actual performance of an industry.  ...  Aligning KMS to viably execute the Railway Industry methodology and supply chain operations utilizing legitimate knowledge management capabilities.  ...  Knowledge Knowledge Management System focuses on retrieving knowledge to improve understanding and process alignment.  ... 
doi:10.15575/join.v5i2.675 fatcat:shgsxjivyvgfxb547p6u4bq63a


Yuri Anatolievich Doroshenko
2020 Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privredu  
Substantial foundations of the implementation of a systems approach in the field of digital transformation of business processes were revealed.  ...  significant impact on the development of socio-economic systems.  ...  -Modern imperatives of system-innovative approach to the solution of organizational and management tasks of digitalization of business processes The structure of such unions cannot be typical.  ... 
doi:10.5937/jaes0-27288 fatcat:k2mkjpgplzcedpanuhasd7hexu
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