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This book provides a conceptual ‘Flexibility in Resource Management’ framework supported by research/case applications in various related areas. It links and integrates the flexibility aspect with resource management to offer a fresh perspective, since flexibility in different levels of resource management is emerging as a key concern -- a business enterprise needs to have reactive flexibility (as adaptiveness and responsiveness) to cope with the changing and uncertain business environment. It may also endeavor to intentionally create flexibility by way of leadership change, re-engineering, innovation in products and processes, use of information and communication technology, and so on.

The selected papers discussing a variety of issues concerning flexibility in resource management, are organized into following four parts: flexibility and innovation; flexibility in organizational management; operations and technology management; and financial and risk management. In addition to addressing the organizational needs of corporate bodies spread across the globe, the book serves as a useful reference resource for a variety of audiences including management students, researchers, business managers, consultants and professional institutes.

Table of Contents

Frontmatter

Flexibility and Innovation

Frontmatter

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 1. Valuation of Flexibility Initiatives: A Conceptual Framework

Sushil

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 2. The Flexibility in Product Family Engineering Process

Sanjai Kumar Shukla

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 3. Total Interpretive Structural Modelling of Innovation Measurement for Indian Universities and Higher Academic Technical Institutions

Akriti Jain, Ruchi Sharma, P. Vigneswara Ilavarasan

Flexibility in Organizational Management

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 4. Network Science in Logistics: A New Way to Flexible Adaptation

Fekete István, Hartványi Tamás

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 5. Knowledge Management for Flexible and Entrepreneurial Organization

Sumant Kumar Bishwas

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 6. Managing Workplace Diversity Through Organizational Climate

Umesh K. Bamel, Happy Paul, Nisha Bamel

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 7. Impact of Workplace Spirituality on Learning Commitment

Chitra Khari, Shuchi Sinha

Operations and Technology Management

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 8. Green Supply Chain Management Drivers Analysis Using TISM

Sheetal Soda, Anish Sachdeva, R. K. Garg

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 9. Computer-Aided Process Planning Using Multi-criteria Decision-Making Technique

Prathmesh Todakar, Uday Kumar, Sunil Agrawal

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 10. Analyzing the Role of Management of Technology in the Growth of Technology Ventures

Sachin Salian, Anup Bali, V. Yugandhar, Kirankumar S. Momaya

Financial and Risk Management

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 11. Financial Flexibility Through Share Repurchases: Evidence from India

Sadaf Anwar, Shveta Singh, P. K. Jain

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 12. Portfolio Selection in Indian Stock Market Using Relative Performance Indicator Approach

Dhanya Jothimani, Ravi Shankar, Surendra S. Yadav

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Chapter 13. A Flexible Approach to Mitigation of Supply Risk Through Scenario Modelling

Manisha Ketkar, Omkarprasad S. Vaidya

Backmatter

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