publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Mapping industrial systems - a supply network perspective on enabling technologies, processes and actors

Srai, Jag;
English
  • Published: 10 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: InderScience Publishers
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper develops a multi-layered multi-stage mapping approach to explore the characteristics of emerging industry supply networks (EI SNs), and how enabling production technologies and supply chain processes are supported by institutional, industrial and supply network actors. The mapping methodology involves the systematic capture of material transformations, enabling product and process technologies, and the actors, both institutional and industrial that might facilitate industrial development. A key research challenge was to extend traditional methods of SN mapping and value chain analysis that typically adopt a narrow focal firm perspective of a firm's su...
Subjects
free text keywords: Operations management, Industrial ecosystem, Industrial systems, Supply chain management, Supply network, Systems engineering, Supply chain, Value chain, Engineering, business.industry, business, Focal firm
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