International Journal of Agile Management Systems: Volume 2 Issue 2


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Gatekeeper and process promotor: key persons in agile and innovative organizations

Jürgen Hauschildt, Gerhard Schewe

A characteristic of agile organizations is the development of innovative products and processes. It has been shown that a key factor of success in managing innovative projects is…


Virtual collocation of design teams: coordinating for speed

Kulwant S. Pawar, Sudi Sharifi

Aims to examine aspects of virtual collocation of teams in the context of concurrent engineering (CE). Argues that design activities have implications for people and structures in…


Customer‐aligned inventory strategies: agility maxims

Richard J. Tersine, John G. Wacker

Traditionally, aggregate inventory realignment has tended to be a reactive response to crisis signals revealed by financial performance measurements. Symptoms and problems are…


Web‐based information access for agile management

Nijaz Bajgoric

Information agility, or informational efficiency, represents the major prerequisite for agile management and means eliminating inefficiencies in accessing, exchanging and…


Hierarchical fuzzy neural network‐based serviceability evaluation

Jiangping Wang, Venkat Allada

The ability to economically and effectively service products provides an avenue for extending the product’s useful life. Quantifying approaches are needed to assist in the…

Agile‐based competence management: the relation between agile manufacturing and time‐based competence management

Marcel F. van Assen

Agile manufacturing is largely dependent on the capabilities of its people to learn and evolve with change. However, while agile manufacturing uses e‐commerce enabled technology…


Fuzzy control model in the hospitality industry

Sonja Petrovic‐Lazarevic, Amy Wong

Fuzzy set theory supports business decision‐making processes. So far it has been implemented in many industries, but not in the hospitality industry. An attempt is made to apply…




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