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25-27 June 2012

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  • Author index

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  • Book of abstracts

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    Summary form only given. Provides an abstract for each of the presentations of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Technical program

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  • About IEEE ITMC 2012

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  • Greetings from the general chair, ITMC 2012

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  • The implications of R & D management for organisational effectiveness: A literature review

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):202 - 211
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    Contemporary companies have been concerned in making research and development (R & D) management effectively, because the investments on its activities have increased, and such issues are present in the strategic decisions of organisations. Thus, this paper critically reviews the most important papers in the literature and expands researchers' knowledge about R & D management by forming a ... View full abstract»

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  • Applying Grounded Theory to study green supply chain management practices in Taiwan's industry

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):129 - 136
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    Because of prosperous social economies, along with the increase in people's income, consumers now prefer to buy new products. The electronic and electrical industry has reduced the products' lifespan, so there has been an increase in waste, which in turn affects global ecology and the environment. The industry is now becoming greener in response to global warming and the impact on the environment.... View full abstract»

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  • Information sharing in a spares demand system

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    Spare parts inventory management differs from other manufacturing inventory managements mainly due to its speciality in function with maintenance. Furthermore, spares demand management shows more complexities and differs from other productions' SCM (Supply Chain Management). Recently, studies on information sharing in SCM attract more and more researchers' attention because of its ability to count... View full abstract»

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  • The study on manufacturing suppliers performance evaluation and choice model

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):184 - 187
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    With the global manufacturing becoming, supply chain management(SCM) get general application and become a new management model. From the view of manufacturing enterprises and considering the performance metrics of supply chain operation reference(SCOR) model, now, enterprises come to realize that effective supply chain management, which would have to assess supply chain performance. However, scien... View full abstract»

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  • Strategic agility: An emerging markets perspective

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):98 - 107
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    Complex organizations set in increasingly dynamic business environments need to be strategically agile to stay at the frontier of market, technological, and regulatory developments. Strategic agility is even more crucial for multinational enterprises (MNEs) in emerging markets due to higher levels of environmental dynamism and unpredictable market developments. As established markets become progre... View full abstract»

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  • Use system engineering, not politics, for missile defense discussions

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):73 - 77
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    Technology now exists for a limited missile defense system that can protect a country against a few incoming missiles from other nations. This limited missile defense could also allow increased cooperation between the U.S., NATO, and Russia since all face similar threats. By working together to solve this problem, engineers and scientists could work together on even larger problems such as the spr... View full abstract»

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  • The influence of architecture in product families

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):78 - 83
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    Productiveness is an issue when it comes to manufacturing. This paper discusses the advantages of using a system architecture approach within the context of product design and development. It shows how the philosophy behind the theory of systems architecting can induce lower costs and shorter schedules, without affecting the specification of the product under development. This also leads to the co... View full abstract»

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  • On commercial exploitation of indigenous technology in developing countries

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):360 - 363
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    Whereas the systems of innovation thinking seeks to bridge the gap between technology sources and commercial exploitation, however, the effectiveness of such conceptual constructs and the corresponding policy interventions remains a subject of intense discussion in both developed and developing countries. This paper contains a brief review of some of the factors that influence the commercializatio... View full abstract»

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  • Need for health awareness training programme for employees in Indian Industries

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):144 - 150
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    The environment in which Indian industries are operating today is continuously changing in term of organisational culture and climate due to increase in international business and foreign assignment. The study conducted by us also coincides with these findings. Work stress leads to burnout in industry. Food habits leads to gastric problems. Musculoskeletal problems are also common in every industr... View full abstract»

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  • On the growth option for R&D continuity of biotech start-ups under uncertainty

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):212 - 221
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    For biotech drug-discovery start-ups, even though the constraint on managerial resources is very severe, it takes more than 10 years for them to transfer a project from laboratory study to products on the market. In order to increase robustness against financial crisis for continuing R&D, we examine the flexibility value of real options, and especially pay attention to the function of growth o... View full abstract»

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  • An empirical study on the preferences of adoptions in strategic technology alliances of entrepreneurships

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):18 - 22
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    This paper analyses the effects of firm-level aspects of alliance collaborations on decision-making on commercializing technology. These effects have become more important for entrepreneurs in their efforts to compete in technology-based markets. The conceptual ideas were developed through business's preferences of adoptions in cooperation with alliances. It tests these empirically with a pilot qu... View full abstract»

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  • Using T-QAAT for comparison of quality management practices in telecom industry (a comparative case study of telecom organizations of Pakistan)

    Publication Year: 2012, Page(s):345 - 350
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    The study presents framework (T-QAAT) for quality attribute analysis. The proposed validated framework draws inspiration from Malcom Baldrige Award (A U.S. Quality Award). The study investigates differences in quality practices of two leading telecom organizations of Pakistan using T-QAAT. The proposed framework uses Malcolm Baldrige self evaluation criteria. Focus is laid on the fact that organiz... View full abstract»

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