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Sammanfattning : The increase in competition amongst companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to utilise modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a costeffective manner but also for visual appearance. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis is about service provider flexibility and how provider flexibility facilitates customer value creation in contexts where customer processes and activities change. Provider flexibility is delineated as a mechanism of value creation and defined as the ability of the service provider to respond to changes or to bring about changes that support its customers’ value creation. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Competition among companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to use modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a cost-effective manner but also to produce visually appealing products. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies and creates coherent product brands. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Research has validated the contribution of information sharing to performance improvement. It has also suggested that flexibility is a highly important competitive priority for those companies where demand is volatile. Several studies argue that flexibility has been recognized as a key enabler for supply chain responsiveness. LÄS MER
5. Implementation of Flexible Automatic Assembly in Small Companies : Flexibility and Process demands
Sammanfattning : This thesis has its focus within Flexible Automatic Assembly (FAA) systems and its implementation in small companies. The small companies are an important part of a country’s industry and economy. The need for the small company to increase the technology level, in order to be competitive in a global market as a supplier, is evident. LÄS MER