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The configuration of social manufacturing: a social intelligence way toward service-oriented manufacturing

Pingyu Jiang, Jiewu Leng
2016 International Journal of Manufacturing Research  
The goal of manufacturing no longer lies in making products in a system level but extends to the systematic processing of information and resources to create more flexible and timely service for mass individualised  ...  As a result, the social manufacturing with advanced characteristics such as distributed, intelligent, and self-organisation is developed in which a novel approach for enabling mass individualised production  ...  Acknowledgements The work was supported by the NSFC under Grant Nos. 71571142 and 51275396.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmr.2016.10002075 fatcat:jmoxfdlkibhl3dtwmpxv2yj3wa

The configuration of social manufacturing: a social intelligence way toward service-oriented manufacturing

Pingyu Jiang, Jiewu Leng
2017 International Journal of Manufacturing Research  
The goal of manufacturing no longer lies in making products in a system level but extends to the systematic processing of information and resources to create more flexible and timely service for mass individualised  ...  As a result, the social manufacturing with advanced characteristics such as distributed, intelligent, and self-organisation is developed in which a novel approach for enabling mass individualised production  ...  Acknowledgements The work was supported by the NSFC under Grant Nos. 71571142 and 51275396.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmr.2017.083647 fatcat:kxncn3xjmrb3vjtctty4r7hmju

The Fundamentals of Global Outsourcing for Manufacturers [chapter]

Asl Aksoy, Nursel ztrk
2012 Manufacturing System  
Historically, labour cost has been one of the most decisive factors in global outsourcing decision making.  ...  The study evaluates alternative plans for supply chain design and centralized and decentralized production decision-making mechanisms.  ... 
doi:10.5772/36298 fatcat:npj6tlpdtbfhdgitpaaepgjffi

A novel hybrid MCDM approach for outsourcing vendor selection: A case study for a semiconductor company in Taiwan

Ya-Ti Lin, Chia-Li Lin, Hsiao-Cheng Yu, Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng
2010 Expert systems with applications  
Outsourcing manufacturing is a trend in today's global business operations.  ...  A case study of a Taiwan semiconductor company in selecting its wafertesting outsourcing vendor by using the proposed MCDM technique is demonstrated to enhance the decision making quality.  ...  We asked for the comments for the experts of company X, they explained that because vendor A had better engineering, technology and manufacturing capabilities, its overall production, operation efficiency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2009.12.036 fatcat:peo75k4khbf7ti4lqbfuo5ntay

Technology transfer as a part of the business – inter-organizational transfer strategies based on experiences of aircraft production

Anna Fredriksson, Anna Malm, Erik Skov Madsen
2019 Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing  
The technical support is divided in back-office and on-site support. The main purpose of such industrialization activities is to match the product and the manufacturing system.  ...  Though to reach the benefits of the outsourcing/offshoring decisions and make technology transfers an important strategic capability that lead to flexibility within production and supply networks (Galbraith  ... 
doi:10.1108/jgoss-04-2018-0018 fatcat:4bvwieo5jfgq5el7idftpr66uq

Outsourcing in Healthcare through Process Modularization – A Lean Perspective

Cristina Machado Guimarães, José Crespo de Carvalho
2012 International Journal of Engineering Business Management  
Looking for efficiency, quality and profitability gains, healthcare organizations are adopting outsourcing solutions in the attempt of "doing more with less".  ...  This study contributes for a wider understanding of the "leagile" concept associated to an outsourcing operational strategy.  ...  Still, "make or buy" decisions are taken according to a core competencies evaluation. Core competencies can be used to reduce time to market [41] .  ... 
doi:10.5772/51886 fatcat:jtaueqvbzvgx5cpmorav3xlcza

Economies of collaboration in build‐to‐model operations

Carl Philip T. Hedenstierna, Stephen M. Disney, Daniel R. Eyers, Jan Holmström, Aris A. Syntetos, Xun Wang
2019 Journal of Operations Management  
Starting from a case study of a 3DP company (Shapeways) and a new market entrant (Panalpina), we develop dynamic practices for partial outsourcing in buildto-model manufacturing.  ...  We propose a new outsourcing scheme, bidirectional partial outsourcing (BPO), where 3D printers share capacity by alternating between the role of outsourcer and subcontractor based on need.  ...  Outsourcing decisions that were previously one-off make-or-buy decisions and part of major new product development and introduction projects, can become more operational and dynamic.  ... 
doi:10.1002/joom.1014 fatcat:wsfw5efck5ahfn32gpcqhk635a

Strategic outsourcing through specifications

Rajesh Nellore, Klas Söderquist
2000 Omega : The International Journal of Management Science  
A procurement matrix is developed in which guidance for outsourcing decisions is provided in terms of specification generator, type of supplier, and contract relationship.  ...  The decision of outsourcing an activity as opposed to doing it in-house and the development of a part or parts system is one of the most complex decisions facing today's industrial managers.  ...  , and in enhancing the decision-making process in terms of strategic outsourcing decisions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0305-0483(99)00078-x fatcat:wwuwhsf6jzbk7n7iu6lx47dsei

Make-or-buy configurational approaches in product-service ecosystems and performance

Oscar F. Bustinza, Esteban Lafuente, Rodrigo Rabetino, Yancy Vaillant, Ferran Vendrell-Herrero
2019 Journal of Business Research  
The results help to contextualize the best practices for implementing service business models in MMNEs by detailing which service capabilities should be retained in-house and which should be outsourced  ...  The results help to contextualize the best practices for implementing service business models in MMNEs by detailing which service capabilities should be retained in-house and which should be outsourced  ...  of capabilities retained in-house and outsourced.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.01.035 fatcat:62kats7i4vhtbmidbmwkq6x6na

The architectural attributes of components and the transaction patterns of detail design drawings: a case study on China's motorcycle industry

Ge Dongsheng
2005 International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management  
During the particular product development process that is featured as a reverse engineering-based one, diverse patterns were observed in the dyadic transactions between an individual assembler A and its  ...  As the supplier-led equilibrium dominates the assembler-led one in the lead-time shortening and cost reduction, assemblers such as company A began to make the transition to the former one, which results  ...  In this paper, we attempt to spotlight the make-or-buy decisions on the detail design drawings of components, rather than merely the manufacturing outsourcing.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijatm.2005.006879 fatcat:xktqxfivavf6fnazdnfdl6tk2e

Transforming capabilities in offshoring processes

Claus Jørgensen, Ole Uhrskov Friis, Christian Koch
2015 Strategic Outsourcing  
The strategic decision to offshore some manufacturing activities meant that capabilities were ruptured and had to be rebuilt.  ...  The cases demonstrate a common focus on finding and nurturing core suppliers and core business processes, which can be characterised as continual learning and development of organising capabilities.  ...  develop in different directions; for instance, in Case D from relying on internal production units and capabilities to relying on external offshored units of production dependent on relational/contractual  ... 
doi:10.1108/so-12-2014-0031 fatcat:cytmwzvm4ffyvfkt7nvwbnkfku

How Provider Selection and Management Contribute to Successful Innovation Outsourcing: An Empirical Study at Siemens

Zhijian Cui, Christoph Loch, Bernd Grossmann, Ru He
2011 Production and operations management  
Two important phases in working with technology vendors are vendor selection and vendor management. For both steps, theory development of key decision guidelines is still immature.  ...  A match appears to be a necessary condition for a successful outsourcing collaboration. As to the second phase of managing the vendor, we identify operational project success drivers.  ...  For example, when a firm seeks market-ready components for a new product in order to achieve low manufacturing costs, it makes no sense to outsource to a university that performs fundamental research on  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1937-5956.2011.01237.x fatcat:bdhlal3rwvhvhcccs2viwopioy

Establishing production service system and information collaboration platform for mold and die products

George Q. Huang, T. Qu, R. Y. Zhong, Z. Li, H. D. Yang, Y. F. Zhang, Q. X. Chen, P. Y. Jiang, X. Chen
2010 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Within the MPSS framework, MD manufacturers become more specialized in producing MD products and components while sharing and outsourcing manufacturing-oriented services (MOS) from a service provider.  ...  The use of iMPSS leads to benefits for stakeholders involved in providing mold and die functionality including better shopfloor decisions and reduced IT investments.  ...  Acknowledgements Authors are grateful to HKSAR RGC (HKU 712508E), HKSAR ITF (GHP/042/07LP), Guangdong Province Information Department (06120840B0460124) and HKU Research Committee for financial supports  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-010-2762-8 fatcat:576z5shhezfhnmeapvi3ju2xa4

Outsourcing of R&D Activities to Brazilian Subsidiaries

Dusan Schreiber, Ivan Antônio Pinheiro
2013 Journal of Operations and Supply Chain Management  
The decision-making process that results in carrying out R&D activities in the internal, non-internal or combined way involves a series of variables and deserves a more detailed analysis due to its specificities  ...  Each of these alternatives denote advantages and disadvantages, besides resulting in different strategies of action for each of the organizational Schreiber, Dusan and Pinheiro, Ivan A.: Outsourcing of  ...  and the insecurity caused by uncertainties arising from a higher degree of complexity of the scenarios to be evaluated in the decision making process.  ... 
doi:10.12660/joscmv2n1p31-45 fatcat:znca7v5o3jf4dbfapsauk4czea

The Mediating Role of Outsourcing in the Relationship between Speed, Flexibility and Performance in Supply Chain (A Saudi Arabian study)

2021 Journal of Arts, Literature, Humanities and Social Sciences  
The absence of outsourcing activity appears to run counter to foreign trends, in which a growing number of alliances between businesses with minimal supply chain capabilities and 3PL companies with expertise  ...  The strong emphasis on do-it-yourself techniques of Saudi supply chain operators has a negative effect on service levels, competitive edge, profitability and efficiency.  ...  the choice of 'correct' suppliers for joint planning, production, manufacturing, and distribution.  ... 
doi:10.33193/jalhss.68.2021.518 fatcat:a6fkxiji2vfkbnjd5dljdp2scq
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