How to Optimize Knowledge Sharing in a Factory Network

Designing a manufacturing network entails devising and managing flows of innovation and know-how—not just determining what to produce and where—and organizing the resulting logistics flows.

A Typology of Plants in Global Manufacturing Networks

In today’s complex global manufacturing environment, managers face tough questions. What’s the best way to implement integrative strategies for plant networks? How is know-how created and transferred? Drawing on in-depth case studies, Professors Ann Vereecke, Roland Van Dierdonck and Arnoud De Meyer create a typology of plants in global manufacturing networks, offering both technical analysis and practical advice.