An activity theory perspective on strategy: a case study in a medium-sized manufacturing firm

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Abstract

This research contributes to theory by clarifying underlying activities behind productivity growth strategies from an in depth case study in a medium-sized manufacturing firm as well as providing suggestions to policy makers and practitioners who work on SME development in the UK and Europe.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Event15th International Annual European Operations Management Association, EurOMA - Groningen, the Netherlands
Duration: 1 Jan 2008 → …

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Conference15th International Annual European Operations Management Association, EurOMA
CityGroningen, the Netherlands
Period1/01/08 → …

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Politicians
Activity theory
Growth strategy
Manufacturing firms
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Productivity growth

Keywords

  • strategy
  • SMEs
  • manufacturing firm
  • manufacturing
  • activity theory
  • operations
  • productivity growth

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Ates, A., Bititci, U., & van der Meer, R. (2008). An activity theory perspective on strategy: a case study in a medium-sized manufacturing firm. Paper presented at 15th International Annual European Operations Management Association, EurOMA, Groningen, the Netherlands, .
Ates, Aylin ; Bititci, Umit ; van der Meer, Robert. / An activity theory perspective on strategy : a case study in a medium-sized manufacturing firm. Paper presented at 15th International Annual European Operations Management Association, EurOMA, Groningen, the Netherlands, .
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2008. Paper presented at 15th International Annual European Operations Management Association, EurOMA, Groningen, the Netherlands, .

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