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A Roadmap Focused on SMEs Decided to Participate in Collaborative Non-Hierarchical Networks

  • Beatriz Andrés
  • Raúl Poler
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 380)

Abstract

The importance of collaboration has increased in supply networks; thus, the number of so called non-hierarchical manufacturing networks (NHN) has also increased. A roadmap to help SMEs to participate and create collaborative non-hierarchical networks is developed. Specifically, the methodology carried out in the NHNmap is described along the paper.

Keywords

roadmap collaboration non-hierarchical networks SMEs 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beatriz Andrés
    • 1
  • Raúl Poler
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Centre on Production Management and Engineering (CIGIP)Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)AlcoySpain

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