The extant meanings of “lean” and “agile” are explored through secondary research. The four material flow principles and uncertainty circle diagram are employed to analyse essential features of agile supply chains along with a brief discussion of industrial practice. Mastery of “lean” practices seems to be a precursor to “agility”, but further research into the electronics industry is recommended as a means to expand the agile practice toolkit.
|Name||Integrating the global supply chain|
|Conference||Integrating the global supply chain|
|Period||6/07/08 → …|
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