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Purpose – While the beneficial impact of supply chain integration (SCI) and modular product design are generally acknowledged, few empirical studies have examined how an organization can achieve better performance through SCI with modular product design. The purpose of this paper is to examine...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to update an article written by the author in the Harvard Business Review almost 50 years ago. Design/methodology/approach – The paper evaluates the present status of the phenomena of modularity (for both product and service components). This is done by...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to show how modularity manifests in a service context, more specifically in the provision of care and services to independently living elderly. Design/methodology/approach – Four case studies provide insight into the specification of relevant components...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyze how firms are redesigning the organizational architecture of supply chains, bundling and unbundling resources, sharing information and coordinating flows in order to facilitate capability partitioning. It aims to analyze how process...
Purpose – The platform strategy adopted by firms in a multi‐project context reduces lead‐time and development cost, enhances reliability, allows mass customization and increases manufacturing flexibility. While the major challenges of this strategy have been highlighted, the evolution of...
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