AGILITY: A COMPETITIVE WEAPON FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MANUFACTURERS


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ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Agility enables a manufacturing enterprise to manage change as part of its routine business. By aligning the whole company to a single strategic vision and goal, together with internal and external . initiatives, and the application of technology, such an enterprise will be able to deliver on the key competitive priorities of cost, quality, dependability and flexibility.

AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Ratspasbaarheid stel 'n vervaardigingsonderneming in staat am veranderinge te bestuur as deel van roetine sake. So 'n onderneming is as geheel ingestel op 'n enkele strategiese visie en doelwit. Deur mobilisering van interne eneksterne inisiatiewe en gebruikmaking van gepaste tegnologie, kan die onderneming aflewer teen die sleutelprioriteite van koste, kwaliteit , betroubaarheid en aanpasbaarheid.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7166/9-1-384

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