The key issue in today’s dynamic and competitive global scenario is how to develop, utilize and sustain continuously the knowledge potentials in an enterprise. This issue is about knowledge management. In this paper, an attempt is made to discuss the various issues of a learning organization and present an organizational learning model, which has helped to evaluate manufacturing strategies and select advanced manufacturing technology, based on strategic, tactical and monetary factors. The efficacy of the model is illustrated through an application.
International Journal of Operations & Production Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 1999
Keywords: Advanced manufacturing technologies; Decision making; Knowledge workers; Learning organizations; Manufacturing strategy