Browsing by Author "Towill, Denis R."

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  • Industrial engineering priorities for improved demand chain performance

    Towill, Denis R.; Childerhouse, Paul (Emerald, 2011)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to exploit site-based research evidence from a range of value streams so as to prioritise the industrial engineering (IE) foci necessary to move towards the goal of a seamless demand ...
  • The influence of multi-product production strategy on factory induced bullwhip

    Potter, Andrew; Towill, Denis R.; Boehme, Tillmann; Disney, Stephen M. (Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2009)
    Conventional thinking suggests bullwhip should necessarily be minimised within the supply chain. While this may be good practice where no constraints exist, in reality companies have shared resources and capacity limits ...
  • A Method for Reconciling Subjectivist and Objectivist Assumptions in Management Research

    Böhme, Tillmann; Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Towill, Denis R. (Sage, 2012)
    Application of objectivist methodological assumptions and overreliance on mathematical analysis can cause researchers to oversimplify reality and thereby generate rigorously derived theories and recommendations that lack ...
  • Supply chain integration in New Zealand: benchmark comparisons with the UK automotive sector

    Böhme, Tillmann; Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Towill, Denis R. (Thai Researchers Consortium of Value Chain Management and Logistics, 2011)
    Supply chain integration is a promising approach to cross-enterprise process improvement that is still not well understood. This research investigates the level of sophistication (maturity) of supply chain integration in ...
  • Supply chain integration: an international comparison of maturity

    Childerhouse, Paul; Deakins, Eric; Böhme, Tillmann; Towill, Denis R.; Disney, Stephen M.; Banomyong, Ruth (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the uptake of supply chain integration (SCI) principles internationally and the resultant integration maturity. Design/methodology/approach – A rigorous supply chain ...