International Journal of Agile Management Systems: Volume 1 Issue 3


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Object based information modeling of CIM systems

Avraham Sless, Yohanan Arzi, Daniel Sipper

This paper deals with a systematic approach for deriving an object based information model for CIM systems. Owing to the complex nature of CIM environment it is often difficult to…

A consistent manufacturing data model to support virtual enterprises

J. Zhao, W.M. Cheung, R.I.M. Young

An integrated, exchangeable, sharable and distributed information environment is one of the crucial factors to ensure the competitive advantage of a virtual enterprise. A…


A control framework to support responsive manufacturing

Robert W. Brennan, Behzad Foroughi

This paper is concerned with reducing the barriers imposed on the flexibility and responsiveness of automated manufacturing systems by current control software technology. The…

Exploring inter‐organisational systems and flexibility in Ireland: a case of two value chains

William Golden, Philip Powell

This paper explores the use of inter‐organisational systems (IOS) and the impact they have on flexibility. The experiences of ten organisations that constitute two value chains…

Assembly process visualization in feature‐based design for assembly

Wen‐Chieh Chuang, Peter O’Grady

Propoes a methodology that enables a dynamic and interactive 3‐Dvisualization model of the assembly process to be developed from the CAD files of each part in the assembly. Makes…

The viable business structure for managing agility

Umit S. Bititci, Trevor J. Turner, Peter D. Ball

This paper shares the conclusions of the authors with respect to a comparison of Beer’s viable systems model (VSM) and modern business process thinking. These conclusions have…




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