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Managing Flexibility free pdf This edited book provides a conceptual framework of managing flexibility in the areas of people, process, technology and business supported by researches/case applications in various types of flexibilities in business. The book is organized into following five parts: (i) Managing Flexibility- (ii) People Flexibility- (iii) Process Flexibility- (iv) Flexibility in Technology and Innovation Management- and (v) Business Flexibility. Managing flexibility at the level of people, process, technology and business encompasses the requirements of both choice and speed. The need for managing flexibility is growing to cope with the developments and challenges in the global business environment. This can be seen from reactive as well as proactive perspectives. Flexibility is a major dimension of business excellence and deals with a paradoxical view point such as stability and dynamism, continuity and change, centralization and decentralization, and so on. It needs to be managed at the levels of people, process, technology and various business functions and it is important to create flexibility at the level of people to create and manage flexibility in processes and technologies in order to support flexible business requirements.

About Sushil

Sushil is Abdulaziz Alsagar chair professor (professor of strategic, flexible systems and technology management), and Chair, Strategic Management Group at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. He has served as visiting professor and delivered seminars in many leading universities- some representative ones are University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris, among others. He is an active researcher and supervised more than 60 doctoral dissertations. He has 20 books to his credit in the areas of flexibility, strategy, systems thinking, and technology management. He has over 300 papers in various refereed journals and conferences and pioneered the area of "flexible systems management", making original contributions to the field of knowledge in the form of interpretive approaches in management. He is the founder editor-in-chief of Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management and serving on the editorial boards of leading international journals. He is the founder president of the professional body, "Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management." Currently he is serving as an independent director on the boards of RINL and HSCC. Kanika T. Bhal is Modi Chair Professor and Head at the Department of Management Studies at IIT Delhi. A PhD from IIT Kanpur, and a visiting fellow at Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, USA), she is an expert in behavioural sciences in general and leadership in particular. She has published several articles in national and international journals and conferences and is on the editorial boards of national and international journals. She has authored books on leadership, culture and ethics. She has conducted sponsored research on several nationally and internationally funded (with Fordham University, Bronx, USA and Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, USA) projects. Besides being a consultant to various national organizations like Fifth Central Pay Commission of India, First National Judicial Pay Commission of India, DRDO, UPSC, DGS

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Author : Sushil
Publisher : Springer, India, Private Ltd
Data Published : 27 July 2015
ISBN : 8132223799
EAN : 9788132223795
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 335 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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