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  • 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 ...
  • Scale-up of bileaflet mechanical heart valve for enhanced resolution of the unsteady flow field 

    Bellofiore, Alessandro; Donohue, Eilis M; Quinlan, Nathan J. (University of Limerick, 2009-01-30)
  • SME collaboration: Trick or Treat? 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2008)
    Collaboration is a major new source of competitive advantage and an essential regional, and indeed, global management requirement. The collaboration process will ultimately be successful if there is an existence of appropriate ...
  • Supplier performance evaluation: Lessons from a large multinational organization 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2005-07-03)
    There are ever-increasing demands from customers for more manufacturing agility in the form of higher product variety, smaller production runs of more customised products and batch sizes with shorter delivery times. To ...
  • Sustaining multi-national subsidiaries operations in the electronics industry in Ireland 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2010-09)
    US multi-national corporations' (MNC) subsidiaries operating in the electronics industry represent a significant and important grouping of the high tech manufacturing sector in Ireland based on the number of people employed, ...
  • 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 - ...
  • 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 ...
  • Technology transfer model 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Connor, Michael (2007)
    According to Burgleman and Maidique (1998) the ability to undertake technology transfer is a key capability for an organisation. It enables them to extend their product life cycles when older technologies mature. Technology ...
  • Towards effective knowledge management: An analysis of European manufacturing SMEs 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2006)
    Knowledge is a key resource that must be managed within European organisations in general and because of their importance to the economy Manufacturing SMEs in particular. The key challenges that face such organisations ...
  • Towards Empathic Design in the Irish Medical Device Industry 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2012-05)
    The goal of this study is twofold (a) to identify whether empathic design methods are used in the medical device industry in Ireland and (b) to identify the challenges faced by designers when implementing empathic design ...
  • Understanding ambient intelligence: Typologies for systems development 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Gill, Simrn (2006)
    This paper examines the concept of ambient intelligence (AmI). Currently research in this field is ambiguous. There are not many definitions and consequently it is difficult to understand the concept. This paper seeks to ...
  • 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 ...