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Analyzing the Effects of Role Configuration in Logistics Processes using Multiagent-Based Simulation: An Interdisciplinary Approach
|Title:||Analyzing the Effects of Role Configuration in Logistics Processes using Multiagent-Based Simulation: An Interdisciplinary Approach|
Berndt, Jan Ole
show 1 moreAntoni, Conny
|Keywords:||Intentional Forgetting in Organizations and Information Systems|
Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems
|Date Issued:||08 Jan 2019|
|Abstract:||Current trends like the digital transformation and Industry 4.0 are challenging logistics management: flexible process development and optimization has been a primary concern in research in the last two decades. However, flexibility is limited by its underlying distribution of action and task knowledge.|
Thus, our objective is to develop an approach to optimize performance of logistics processes by dynamic (re-) configuration of knowledge in teams. One of the key assumptions for that approach is, that the distribution of knowledge has impact on team‘s performance. Consequently, we propose a formal specification for representing active resources (humans or smart machines) and distribution of action knowledge in multiagent-based simulation. In the second part of this paper, we analyze process quality in a psychologically validated laboratory case study. Our simulation results support our assumption, i.e., the results show that there is significant influence of knowledge distribution on process quality.
|Rights:||Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International|
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Intentional Forgetting in Organizations and Information Systems|
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