Title: An overview of the internationalisation of manufacturing operations: a literature review

Authors: Àngels Armengol; Josefa Mula; Manuel Díaz-Madroñero; Joel Pelkonen

Addresses: Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP), Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain ' Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP), Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain ' Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP), Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain ' Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP), Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain

Abstract: This present work is a literature review about the internationalisation of operations concept in manufacturing. It proposes a classification of the reviewed papers, and contemplates the aims and contexts, tools and modelling approaches, case studies and the pros and cons the reviewed works identified. The most important aspects of the reviewed studies are discussed and ideas for further research are suggested.

Keywords: internationalisation of operations; globalisation; manufacturing; production management; networks.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSTM.2021.10041661

International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 2021 Vol.27 No.4/5/6, pp.370 - 393

Accepted: 20 Jul 2020
Published online: 14 Oct 2021 *

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