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The Flexible Enterprise

  • Sushil 
  • Edward A. Stohr

Part of the Flexible Systems Management book series (FLEXSYS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Enterprise and Strategic Flexibility

  3. Organizational Flexibility

  4. Business Process and Information Systems Flexibility

  5. Operations Flexibility

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Jainarine Bansee, Boppana V. Chowdary
      Pages 295-308
    3. Bibhushan, Anuj Prakash, Bharat Wadhwa
      Pages 321-331
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 347-374

About this book

Introduction

The need for enterprise flexibility in an era of rapidly advancing technology, increasing competition, and globalization, is apparent. Flexibility can be thought of as an ability of the enterprise to quickly and efficiently respond to market changes and to bring new products and services quickly to the market place. Beyond this definition, a truly flexible enterprise should proactively change the market through its ability to create new and innovative products and services. The proposed book is intended to provide a conceptual framework of ‘Flexible Enterprise’ supported by researches/case applications in different types of flexibilities exhibited by a flexible enterprise. The selected papers covering a variety of issues concerning the planning and operation of a flexible enterprise are organized into following four parts:

I Enterprise and Strategic Flexibility

II Organizational Flexibility

III Business Process and Information Systems Flexibility

IV Operations Flexibility

Keywords

Business Process and Information Systems Flexibility Flexible Enterprise Organizational Flexibility Project and Operations Flexibility Strategic Flexibility

Editors and affiliations

  • Sushil 
    • 1
  • Edward A. Stohr
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi Hauz KhasDelhiIndia
  2. 2.Professor and Director of the BI&A ProgrStevens Institute of TechnologyHobokenUSA

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