Strategic Thinking for Manufacturing Ecosystems

Sminia, Harry and Paton, Steve and Ates, Aylin and Smith, Marisa (2022) Strategic Thinking for Manufacturing Ecosystems. The Future Factory, Barnet, Hertfordshire. (

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If people say your manufacturing firm is operating in an ecosystem, what does that mean? Actually, it means quite a lot. It has far-reaching consequences for how you need to think about strategy.