A review on workforce agility

Somaieh Alavi, Dzuraidah Abd. Wahab

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Abstract

Growing global competition has virtually eliminated assured markets and has forced manufacturers in nearly all sectors to find a new production model, one of which is known as agile manufacturing. It includes different aspects which workforce agility has been asserted as a vitally important contribution to agile manufacturing. Despite the importance of workforce agility, little focus has been given to it. The shortage of study in this matter has affected the behaviour of enterprises. This study reviews studies on workforce agility and finally an algorithm is suggested which can help managers to have agile people.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4195-4199
Number of pages5
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Volume5
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Agile manufacturing
  • Agile workforce

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  • Engineering(all)
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A review on workforce agility. / Alavi, Somaieh; Abd. Wahab, Dzuraidah.

In: Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 16, 2013, p. 4195-4199.

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