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The lead time tree as a boundary object for developmental learning and improved conditions for purchasers
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH, Industrial Engineering and Management. Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Industrial Production.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7867-3895
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH, Industrial Engineering and Management.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8993-4306
2016 (English)In: 5th World P&OM Conference Proceedings, 2016Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Contradictions between individuals and different functions in organizations can serve asbasis for a constant challenge which, as it gets responded to and demand is fulfilled, canhelp people to develop and create viable organizations. (Argyris, 1990). Thesecontradictions, handled in an effective way drives, empowers and enables developmentin organizations. In order to get interdisciplinary functions to collaborate collectivelyboundary objects can be useful (Star and Griesemer, 1989). The purpose is toinvestigate if the lead time tree (Bäckstrand, 2012) can be used as a boundary object tosupport knowledge creation process across functional boundaries of purchasing,manufacturing, product development, sales etc.

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Purchasing, Organizational learning, Boundary objects
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Business Administration Learning
URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-31889OAI: diva2:975088
5th World Conference on Production and Operation Management, P&OM, Havana, September 6-10, 2016.
Available from: 2016-09-28 Created: 2016-09-28 Last updated: 2016-09-28Bibliographically approved

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