Systemic change management: An opportunity for manufacturing organizations
2008 (English)In: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing: FAIM 2008 / [ed] Leo J. de Vin, 2008, Vol. 1, 654-659 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
This paper examines potential opportunities at two SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises) to improve the decision making process for change in their manufacturing organizations. Present procedures of the decision making process for manufacturing system development have been studied by applying feedback systems thinking. A framework for systemic change management is proposed utilizing a bottom-up perspective to acknowledge individual competence and creativity. In conclusion applying system principles facilitates an environment for proactive developments towards a learning organization.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 1, 654-659 p.
change management, systems thinking, manufacturing
Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
Research subject Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-13107ISBN: 978-91-633-2757-5OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-13107DiVA: diva2:1047014
18th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM 2008, June 30th - July 2nd, 2008, University of Skövde, Sweden