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Organisational flexibility and competitiveness

Mankavil Kovil Veettil, N, Jharkharia, S and Nair, AS, (eds.) 2014, Organisational flexibility and competitiveness , Springer, New Delhi.

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Abstract

* Provides a conceptual framework of ‘Organisational Flexibility and Competitiveness’ supported by research * Applies the concept of flexibility to various functional areas: strategy and competitiveness, organization and HR management, information systems, finance and risk management, operations and supply chain management * Emphasises the need for enterprise flexibility of an enterprise to quickly and efficiently respond to market changes and bring new products and services quickly to the market The volume is intended to provide a conceptual framework of ‘Organisational Flexibility and Competitiveness’ supported by research studies in various types of flexibilities exhibited by an organisation. The need for enterprise flexibility in an era of rapidly advancing technology, increasing competition, and globalization, is apparent. Flexibility can be thought of as an ability of the enterprise to quickly and efficiently respond to market changes and to bring new products and services quickly to the market place. Beyond this definition, a truly flexible enterprise should proactively change the market through its ability to create truly new and innovative products and services. The book applies the concept of flexibility to various functional areas: strategy and competitiveness, organization and HR management, information systems, finance and risk management, operations and supply chain management.

Item Type: Book
Editors: Mankavil Kovil Veettil, N, Jharkharia, S and Nair, AS
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > Salford Business School > Business and Management Research Centre
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9788132216681
Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr. Nandakumar M.K.
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2015 10:40
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 00:46
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/33667

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