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  • Evaluation of the Irish Productivity Centre Environmental Business Management (E.B.M) training programme 

    Kelly, M.E.J.; Dempsey, Mary (Human Factors Research Unit, University College Galway, 1994)
    Under the EUROPEAN initative of the European Social Fund, the Irish Productivity Centre (IPC) identified a need for Environmental Business Management (E.B.M.) education and training for S.M.E.s. The relevance of E.B.M. to ...
  • Environmental business management 

    Dempsey, Mary; Gallagher, Norbert; O'Kelly, M.E.J. (Irish Manufacturing Committee, 1995-09-06)
    In today's competitive environment, pressure is placed on companies to develop environmentally friendly processes and products. Customers are becoming increasingly interested in environmentally friendly products and ...
  • Operations strategy development and implementation: a self assessment matrix 

    Dempsey, Mary; Donnellan, P.; O'Kelly, M.E.J. (Irish Manufacturing Committee, 1996)
    In both the increasingly competitve and the continuously changing business environment existing today, increasing pressure is placed on companies to maintain and improve their profitability. Managment teams are becoming ...
  • Systems innovation tools 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (1999)
    Manufacturing organisations are continuously innovating their systems and processes in order to survive in today¿s turbulent environment. There are currently a number of software tools available on the market, which can ...
  • Product manager: A decision support tool for design engineers 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (1999)
    The new product development process is the lifeblood of all manufacturing enterprises. Many tools and techniques have been developed in an attempt to make this process more efficient and effective. However, in spite of ...
  • Systems innovation management: Supporting innovation in a manufacturing environment 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David; Yu, Ming; Dooley, Lawrence; Wreath, Siobhan (1999)
    Each year organisations spend a significant amount of money developing new products and processes in an effort to satisfy customer demands and manufacture high quality products efficiently. Both development processes - ...
  • A comparison of student outcomes from an internet-based inventory simulation 

    Bruce, Raymond C.; Dempsey, Mary (Western Decision Sciences Institute, 1999-04-06)
    The increasing globalization and global integration of national economies suggests the necessity of developing pedagogy that infuses global content throughout the business school curriculum. Business school graduates need ...
  • Supporting systems innovation 

    Dooley, Lawrence; Cormican, Kathryn; Wreath, Siobhan; O'Sullivan, David (World Scientific Publishing, 2000)
    Many researchers and practitioners contend that organisations should respond to changing market need and create competitive advantage through innovation and creativity. Each year, organisations expend significant resources ...
  • Developing a self assessment audit to support product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Product innovation is critical to the success of most design and manufacturing enterprises. It is widely recognised that effective co ordination, organisation and management affects product innovation success rates. Self ...
  • Product innovation management: Towards a constructive guide 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Manufacturing companies rely heavily on successful new product innovation to maintain profits. Moreover, research indicates that new products will account for a greater percentage of profits in the future (Crawford, 1996). ...
  • Enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    The knowledge-based theory of a firm suggests that knowledge is the only remaining sustainable resource that can provide competitive advantage in dynamic environments. Knowledge is a key resource that must be actively ...
  • A web enabled solution for managing distributed product innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    New organisational forms such as strategic partnerships and networks are replacing simple market based transactions and traditional bureaucratic, hierarchical organisations. Consequently, a new conception of product design ...
  • Innovation management for product and process development 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David; Browne, Jim; Yu, Ming; Dooley, Lawrence (2000)
    Industry we are told manages change poorly. Surveys indicate that over 50% of change programmes fail to meet objectives. The reasons cited are all too familiar: poor goal definition, poor alignment of actions to goals and ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    In order to create and deliver innovative new products and services at an ever increasing rate, manufacturing enterprises must adopt a deliberate and systematic approach to managing the drivers of innovation. Managing the ...
  • Enterprise modeling for the customer focused company 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Shang, Yue (2002)
    The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Consequently, continuous systemic changes within companies are imperative. We are witnessing a shift in the way organizations are designed, structured and ...
  • Developing a scorecard for enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2002-05-19)
    Enterprise knowledge management is becoming a critical component of competitive success. Managers must ensure that they can successfully generate, leverage and reuse knowledge assets in their organisations. In this view, ...
  • A scorecard for supporting enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2003)
    Enterprise knowledge management is becoming a critical component of competitive success. Managers must ensure that they can successfully generate, leverage and reuse knowledge assets in their organisations. In this view, ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Inderscience Publishers, 2003)
    Contemporary business systems are becoming increasingly competitive. Faster and smarter technology, although imperative, is not enough to survive in dynamic environments. Modern enterprises must adopt a deliberate and ...
  • An assessment of new product development in the Irish pharmaceutical industry 

    Enright, S. and Cormican, K (2003)
    In today's competitive drug development environment, Irish pharmaceutical companies are moving towards more knowledge base activities. These companies must focus on new product development (NPD) firstly to remain competitive ...
  • Requirements of SME's for effective innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Mulligan, David; O'Sullivan, David (2003)
    Innovation has become one of the most important and effective ways of obtaining and sustaining competitive dominance in the market place over the past number of years. No longer can organisation depend the traditional ...