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Title: A dynamic curation method for manufacturing-related knowledge
Authors: Wood, R.L.
Keywords: Knowledge management
Networks
Manufacturing information systems
Manufacturing processes
Knowledgeable manufacturing
Knowledge curation
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © Taylor and Francis
Citation: WOOD, R.L., 2016. A dynamic curation method for manufacturing-related knowledge. International Journal of Production Research, 55 (3), pp. 891-903.
Abstract: A method for the dynamic curation of manufacturing-related knowledge is proposed, based on the impact of successive paradigm introduction on the network structure within manufacturing companies. This draws together manufacturing system structure in terms of interacting component network types, the nature and consequences of knowledge silos and the underpinning dichotomous influence of language. The need and opportunities for an objective- rather than subjective paradigm-based view of manufacturing are identified, leading to a curation process in which paradigms and other knowledge specialisms are different viewpoints based on particular models of manufacturing processes and resources. The consequences of this are explored in terms of knowledge silo reduction, improved communication within component social- and information networks, increased operational resilience and better informed decision-making for future business.
Description: This paper is closed access until August 2017.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2016.1222089
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23487
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2016.1222089
ISSN: 0020-7543
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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