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Document Type: Working Paper
Title: Agility and flexibility: what's the difference?
Authors: Baker, John
Issue Date: 1996
Abstract: There is growing interest in the concept of “agile organisations” amongst management practitioners and academics. Early publications have been largely practitioner-oriented and have been at pains to claim that this is a new idea, with fundamental differences to other concepts such as flexibility and lean production. However, there has been little direct explanation of what these differences actually are. A particular area of confusion appears to be over the difference between “agility” and the established concept of “flexibility”, a confusion which this paper starts to attempt resolving.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1826/1151
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