The Design of Mathematical Model of Flexibility for Production System

Document Type : Original Article


1 Professor, Tarbiat Modares University.

2 Ph.D Student, Tarbiat Modares University.


One of the environmental values in international competition arena is the capability of providing relative and competitive advantage, in dynamic and mutative environment of the modern industry. In this way, applying the flexible and agile systems in products and production process is emphasized. Also, it is inevitable to pay attention to quality and customer requirements in this regard. Organizations and specially the industrial corporations should be able to respond to their dynamic and complex environment so, they should be able to incorporate these environmental values in organization & make them as a fundamental presumption and intra-organizational value through making their sustainable performance widespread. In Iran's production industries particularly automobile industries that face great changes and dynamism, the flexibility are necessary. Flexibility is a multi-dimensional & pervasive concept, while there is no model for measuring it. So, the first point is the lack of a unique model and the second one is the lack of an easy measurement method. The main problem of this article is presenting a model for measuring organizational flexibility and comparing the results of solving the model to those of real situations of the Iran Khodro Company.


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