A Procedure for the Analysis of Industrial Networks

  • Dario Antonelli
  • Brunella Caroleo
  • Teresa Taurino
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This paper gives a presentation of a procedure for the analysis of industrial networks. An appropriate meta-model, specifically dedicated to SME networks, is introduced to describe the interactions among firms. The importance of considering both scientific studies and real industrial systems to make a proper analysis of a network is put in evidence, introducing two significant investigation tools. After a description of a logical arrangement of available information, a procedure useful to fully analyse an industrial network, using both data/information from existing SME networks and technical/scientific reports, is presented.


Supply Chain Industrial District Collaborative Network Balance Scorecard Supply Chain Performance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dario Antonelli
    • 1
  • Brunella Caroleo
    • 1
  • Teresa Taurino
    • 1
  1. 1.Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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