A synergistic approach to process innovation.

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Anosike, Anthony and Lim, Ming K. 2014. A synergistic approach to process innovation. International Journal of Knowledge, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
AuthorsAnosike, Anthony and Lim, Ming K.
Abstract

With the continuing globalisation of the economy comes increasing number of competitors. Consequently, products lifecycles has continued to fall as companies strive to out-manoeuvre one another by introducing product and service innovations to meet the needs of increasingly choosy customers. This has created a business environment where change has become widespread and persistent. As processes are the engines that power organisations to deliver the values required by customers, it becomes imperative that to have competitive edge, or even survive in this sort of business environment, these processes need to be not only adaptable to the changes but also be capable of inducing the changes that would benefit the organisations. To investigate the feasibility of adaptable and change inducing processes, the research presented in this paper explores the synergies amongst three techniques for problems solving and process improvement: Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, which is more commonly known by its Russian acronym, TRIZ; Theory of Constraints (TOC); and Lean Manufacturing.

With the continuing globalisation of the economy comes increasing number
of competitors. Consequently, products lifecycles has continued to fall as companies strive to out-manoeuvre one another by introducing product and service innovations to meet the needs of increasingly choosy customers. This has created a business environment where change has become widespread and persistent. As processes are the engines that power organisations to deliver the values required by customers, it becomes imperative that to have competitive edge, or even survive in this sort of business environment, these processes need to be not only adaptable to the changes but also be
capable of inducing the changes that would benefit the organisations. To investigate the feasibility of adaptable and change inducing processes, the research presented in this paper explores the synergies amongst three techniques for problems solving and process improvement: Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, which is more commonly known by its Russian acronym, TRIZ; Theory of Constraints (TOC); and Lean Manufacturing.

KeywordsTheory of constraints; Theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ); Systematic innovation; Process innovation
Year2014
JournalInternational Journal of Knowledge, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
PublisherInternational Conference on Knowledge, Innovation and Enterprise
ISSN20543662
20543670
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622342
hdl:10545/622342
Publication dates22 Apr 2014
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