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Development of an Interactive Simulation of Steel Cord Manufacturing for Industrial Engineering Education
(Sakarya Üniversity, 2006)
We developed an interactive simulation program to be used in industrial engineering education, based on an earlier simulation study of a steel cord manufacturing plant. In the class project, the students are asked to design ...
A TUTORIAL ON CROSSDOCKING
(International logistic supply chain congress, 2005-11)
In crossdocking, the inbound materials coming in trucks to the crossdock facility are directed to outbound doors and are directly loaded into trucks that will perform shipment, or are staged for a very brief time period ...
Organizational forms based on information & communication technologies (ICTs) adoption
(Macrothink Institute, 2009)
Based on previous research that classified the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into five categories, this article examines empirically the new organisational forms which are coming from the use of every ...
Correlates and consequences of high involvement work practices the role of competitive strategy
(Taylor & Francis, 2002)
Illustrative of world-wide trends, New Zealand has undergone drastic product and labour market reforms in an attempt to stimulate economic growth and national competitiveness. Towards this goal, rms have been urged to ...
A Behavioral Resource-Based View of the Firm: The Synergy of Cyert and March (1963) and Penrose (1959)
(Informs Publication, 2007-06)
Cyert and March’s (1963) seminal behavioral theory is one of the two major economics-based theories of the firm that goes inside the “black box” (the firm)—the other being the contribution of Edith Penrose. The two theories ...
The Sustainable Competitive Advantage and Catching-up of Nations: FDI, Clusters and theLiability (Asset) of Smallness
The researchers explore the role of foreign direct investment and (its relationship to) clusters for the competitiveness (and catching-up) of small(er) developing countries. They suggest that while size per se need not ...
A conceptual framework for firm cooperation and clusters, and their impact on productivity
(Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006)
Edith Penrose and the Future of the Multinational Enterprise: New Research Directions
This paper demonstrates the continued relevance of Penrose's Theory of the Growth of the Firm (1959) (TGF) to explain MNE expansion patterns. Explaining MNE growth requires explicit attention to three elements not addressed ...
Edith Penrose and a Learning-Based Perspective on the MNE and OLI
This paper applies insights from Edith Penrose's work to extant theory of the multinational enterprise (MNE) as enveloped by John Dunning's Ownership, Location, Internalization (OLI) Paradigm. The paper suggests that ...