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New Product Development as a Complex Adaptive System of Decisions
We view NPD as a complex adaptive system governed by three levels of decision making—in-stage, review, and strategic—and the accompanying decision rules. Expand
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Innovation in manufacturing as an evolutionary complex system
The focus of this paper is on innovation in terms of the new product development processes and to discuss its main features. Expand
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A cladistic classification of commercial aerospace supply chain evolution
Purpose – This paper aims to address the advantage of considering an evolutionary classification scheme for commercial aerospace supply chains. It is an industry wide approach. By going beyond theExpand
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Commercial aerospace supply chains
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the evolution of commercial aerospace supply chains.Design/methodology/approach – The approach is presented as evolutionary steps by introduction ofExpand
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Knowledge Transformation, Learning and Changes Giving Competitive Advantage in Aerospace Supply Chains
The paper investigates three levels of learning—adaptive, reactive and expansive—for the transformation of knowledge to enhance innovation and competitive advantage in commercial aerospace supplyExpand
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The evolution of commercial aerospace supply chains and the facilitation of innovation
The paper sets out to explore the effects relationships in commercial aerospace supply chains have on innovation and competitive advantage. A perspective of supply chains as complex activity systemsExpand
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Management Decision-Making: Risk Reduction Through Simulation
This research presents findings from two studies conducted by the Universities of Cranfield and Sheffield, which investigated two complimentary, but unrelated, areas of research – manufacturingExpand
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Communicative interaction as an instrument for integration and coordination in an aerospace supply chain
Purpose – This paper seeks to explore the effects of communicative interaction on integration and coordination of a commercial aerospace supply chain.Design/methodology/approach – A perspective ofExpand
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Linnaean and Cladistic Classifications of Manufacturing Systems
This paper addresses the advantages of applying cladistics to explore and change manufacturing layout systems. The approach is presented as evolutionary steps by the introduction of key layoutExpand
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Diversity and learning for innovation: Dialogue for collaboration
– This paper aims to develop an approach for improving linguistic skills to enhance work collaboration., – A framework has been developed using principles of complex systems thinking,Expand
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