Agility in a project-oriented supply chain

Päivi Iskanius, Heli Helaakoski

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    Abstract

    This study contributes to the discussion on agility in supply chain management and provides a novel focus on the enterprise development. The object of this study is to develop an agile supply chain for the case business network, which is moving towards project-oriented business, where quick response is a key issue and agile practices more attractive. It is concluded that in project-oriented business, agility is necessary for competitiveness, and comprehensive implementation of information and communication technologies throughout the supply chain is of utmost importance in the development of an agile supply chain.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)358-372
    Number of pages15
    JournalInternational Journal of Management and Enterprise Development
    Volume7
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • agent technology
    • agile supply chain
    • agility
    • enterprise development
    • project-oriented business
    • CI
    • continuous innovation
    • information systems integration

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