International Journal of Technology Management (IJTM)

International Journal of Technology Management

2007 Vol.37 No.3/4

Special issue on Continuous Improvement – Status and Challenges

Guest Editors: Dr. Terry Sloan and Dr. Harry Boer


Pages Title and author(s)
221-236Managing and organising collaborative improvement: a system integrator perspective
Rick Middel, Olaf Fisscher, Aard Groen
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012259
237-246Performance measurement and continuous improvement: are they linked to manufacturing strategy?
Paul W. Hyland, Robert Mellor, Terry Sloan
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012260
247-258Exploiting complementary competencies via inter-firm cooperation
Victoria Hanna
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012261
259-271Continuous improvement in The Netherlands: a survey-based study into current practices
Rick Middel, Saskia Op De Weegh, Jose Gieskes
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012262
272-289Continuous improvement capability in the Swedish engineering industry
Mandar Dabhilkar, Lars Bengtsson
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012263
290-305What challenges lie ahead for improvement programmes in the UK? Lessons from the CINet Continuous Improvement Survey 2003
Jeff Readman, John Bessant
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012264
306-322Implementing collaborative improvement – top-down, bottom-up or both?
Rasmus Kaltoft, Harry Boer, Federico Caniato, Frank Gertsen, Rick Middel, Jacob Steendahl Nielsen
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012265
323-331Continuous improvement in manufacturing companies in Jordan
Khleef Al-Khawaldeh, Terry Sloan
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012266
332-347CI practice in Spain: its role as a strategic tool for the firm. Empirical evidence from the CINet survey analysis
Jose Albors, Jose Luis Hervas
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012267
348-365Tools and abilities for continuous improvement: what are the drivers of performance?
Mariano Corso, Andrea Giacobbe, Antonella Martini, Luisa Pellegrini
DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.012268