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Order management in transformable business structures - basics and concepts

: Balve, P.; Wiendahl, H.-H.; Westkämper, E.


Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing 17 (2001), No.6, pp.461-468
ISSN: 0736-5845
Journal Article
Fraunhofer IPA ()
Order management; Transformability; adaptability; organizational change

An increasingly dynamic environment and the ongoing trend towards customized products are heightening the requirements which companies have to meet, leading to constantly changing structures and processes. As a result, successful production management and the transformability which an enterprise and its order management system has to display are closely connected. The present article describes an order management system for transformable manufacturing enterprises based on systems theory and management cybernetics.