Enhancing technological capability in small manufacturing suppliers : customer influence and supplier action

This thesis investigates how small manufacturing firms gain awareness of future technological requirements, through a process described as "technology look-ahead". This process is an important step towards developing technological capabilities which are appropriate to future market needs T...

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Main Author: Reed, Fiona M.
Published: Loughborough University 2003
Online Access:http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.398073