Global Supply Chain Control

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Global Supply Chain Control
The operation of global manufacturing network is challenging due to the complexity in product and information flow, diversity in sites, localization and processes and the information processing needed for control. Thus information technology has to be developed to cope with this complexity and to develop decision support for controlling the network. In this paper the concept of the Global Control Centre for manufacturing activity is developed based on research on a Norwegian supplier of fish hooks. The main elements of the GCC is found to be the global control model, performance measurement system, ICT solutions and the organization and the physical environment. In order to realize the GCC the main challenges are ICT investments and standardization, and the management of change and organizational resistance. The findings presented in this paper are not yet collectively implemented and tested and must therefore only be viewed as conceptual proposals. Key words: operations management, ca...
Heidi C. Dreyer, Ottar Bakås, Erlend Alfnes,
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where IFIP
Authors Heidi C. Dreyer, Ottar Bakås, Erlend Alfnes, Jan Ola Strandhagen, Maria Kollberg
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