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David J. Bennett

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0000-0003-1480-8652

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Journal article

15 Nov 2014

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Purpose – This Editorial Viewpoint explores what changes are taking place in manufacturing technology management with the aim of identifying future challenges that should be represented in the scope of JMTM.

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Journal article

22 Jul 2013

This paper investigates the environmental sustainability and competitiveness perceptions of small farmers in a region in northern Brazil. The main data collection instruments included a survey questionnaire and an analysis of the region’s strategic plan. In total, ninety-nine goat and sheep...

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Conference paper

07 Sep 2013

“Offshoring” has become increasing attractive for European engineering consulting firms, either through the use of external resources (outsourcing) or by relocating internal activities (the captive arrangement of foreign direct investment). Consulting companies may experience lack of skilled...

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Conference paper

07 Sep 2013

This paper considers two case studies of acquisition of Western manufacturing businesses by Chinese firms. It concludes that the underlying technology transfers are significantly different from contractual forms of technology transfers with an exploitation focus. The limited knowledge that was...

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Conference paper

14 Apr 2013

Impressions about the quality and reliability of products can depend as much on perceptions concerning brand and country of origin (quality cues) as on the evidence of hard data regarding performance and failure (quality attributes). Although the distinction between quality cues and quality...

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Conference paper

14 Apr 2013

This paper addresses an important gap in sustainability and technology management studies: the strategies for sustainable operations. Based on analysis of cases from automotive, textile, chemical, and food processing industries, the authors discuss the responses companies take to environmental...

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Conference paper

22 May 2014

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Collaborative development between the user and the equipment supplier of production technology has an increasingly important effect in terms of generating innovative, sustainable, and unique production process ideas that can be easily ramped-up to high volume...

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Conference paper

22 May 2014

This paper discusses how system dynamics and computer modelling contribute to the debate of management of technologies in response to sustainability crises. The basic components and properties of socio-ecological systems were modelled in order to understand possible responses to resource...

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Conference paper

02 Jun 2014

This paper reports on an empirical case study based in a UK manufacturing company which was striving for more effective employee engagement. Social Network Analysis (SNA) was used to investigate the situation through a consultative approach involving the workforce in a structured debate about...

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Conference paper

22 May 2014

Global sourcing of engineering is becoming a more common way to increase a company’s competitiveness and includes the nearshoring and offshoring strategies of relocating engineering services and activities across national borders. The driving force of why nearshoring and offshoring can often...

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