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Evolution of Supply Chain Management : Symbiosis of Adaptive Value Networks and ICT - Yoon S. Chang

Evolution of Supply Chain Management

Symbiosis of Adaptive Value Networks and ICT

Hardcover Published: 31st March 2004
ISBN: 9781402078125
Number Of Pages: 527

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In the last half of the twentieth century industry encountered a revolutionary change brought about by the harnessed power of seemingly ever-increasing capacity, speed and functionality of computers and microprocessors. This strength provided management and workers within industries with new capabilities for management, planning and control, design, quality assurance and customer support. Organized information flow became the mainstay of industrial companies. New tools and information technology systems emerged and evolved to enable companies to integrate the various departments (Design, Procurement, Manufacturing, Sales and Finance) within companies, particularly the lager ones, including international corporations. This was to give them a chance to meet new demands for product time to market, just in time supply of orders, and customer support. To the smaller company these changes were not so apparent. Neither the tools nor systems nor indeed their economic value seemed appropriate to them except for special cases. While all this was happening the structure of the larger companies began to disintegrate. Strong competitive pressures and globalization of the market place brought this about. Shedding unwanted competence and subcontracting it to others became common practice. Regional market pressures triggered companies to reorganize to create, produce, and distribute goods and services. Greater dependency on chains of supply from external companies became the norm. Medium and smaller sized companies began to gain some advantage and at the same time some were sucked into management and control systems governed by the larger companies.

Preface
Scale and Scope
Adaptive Value Networks: Emerging Tools and Technology as Catalysts
From production to a product perspective
Collaborative solutions in the single European electronic market (SEEM)
Case Studies
Supply Chain Solution Implementation
Special Needs of SMES and Micro Businesses
Creating a Research Agenda for Semiconductor Supply Network Integration
Designtexnet
Reverse Marketing, Consumer Value Networks and the New Brand Intermediaries
Experiences of WWW Sites as a Decision Support System in Different Acquisitions
Confronting New Ways of Working
Value Chain Methodology for Dynamic Business Environments
Models and Systems to Manage High Value Socio-Technical Networks
Value Networks Dynamics in ICT Symbiosis
A Roadmap of Manufacturing System Evolution
Supply Chain Management Using Auto-ID Systems
Systems and Tools
Living Agents
Enabling Value Net Collaboration
Supply Chain Management with Virtual Market in ICT Environment
Integrated Manufacturing System
Collaborative sense-and-respond ICT for demand-driven value network management
Epilogue
Contributing Authors
Index
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ISBN: 9781402078125
ISBN-10: 1402078129
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 527
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 2.06