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Supply chain transformation in APC Ireland: lean thinking, opposing logics and bricolage.
This paper presents a number of observations and findings from an ongoing study of supply chain transformation in a subsidiary of American Power Conversion (APC) located in the West of Ireland. The study is being carried ...
Building a dolmen: an ISD approach to the management of innovation
This paper addresses a ¿challenge in practice¿ by describing the initial stage of an information systems development (ISD) project to support the management of innovation within a subsidiary of APC-MGE. To begin with, a ...
Managing Lean Supply and Innovation: Cross-cultural Knowledge Transfer in an Multi-national Company
There is growing evidence that organisations are increasingly using the concept of lean supply to foster innovation. This paper considers key factors that influence this management approach in the context of the ...