• 3D-Printing Technology in Construction: Results from a Survey 

      Olsson, Nils; Shafqat, Ali; Arica, Emrah; Økland, Andreas (Chapter, 2019)
      Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to study the introduction of 3D-printing of concrete in the construction sector. Design/Methodology/Approach – A survey was conducted to collect professional view on ongoing innovations ...
    • A framework for ICT-enabled real-time production planning and control 

      Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      This paper aims to develop a conceptual framework for real-time production planning and control (PPC). Firstly, we discuss the most prominently applied contemporary information and communication technologies for PPC. ...
    • A framework for production rescheduling in sociotechnical manufacturing environments 

      Arica, Emrah; Haskins, Cecilia; Strandhagen, Jan Ola (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      No plan survives contact with reality. Despite the rich research base regarding handling uncertainty in production planning and control systems, there is an intellectual gap between theory and practice with regard to ...
    • An investigation on handling events in production scheduling and control 

      Arica, Emrah (Doctoral thesis at NTNU;2016:209, Doctoral thesis, 2016)
      This thesis investigates the question, “How can manufacturing companies effectively handle events that are unavoidable in real life uncertain and complex manufacturing environments?” within the context of production ...
    • Capability Maturity Model for Organizational Competence in Production Scheduling and Control 

      Buer, Sven-Vegard (Master thesis, 2015)
      Literature on production planning and control has focused almost exclusively on technical aspects, addressing the development and implementation of new or existing analytical models for different types of production ...
    • MES as an Enabler of Lean Manufacturing 

      Perico, Paolo; Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl John; Gaiardelli, Paolo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Many firms have adopted Lean Manufacturing as a means of increasing productivity and reducing cost, often by focusing on the implementation of Lean best practices to identify and eliminate waste. This paper explores the ...
    • MES Implementation: Critical Success Factors and Organizational Readiness Model 

      Invernizzi, Daniela; Gaiardelli, Paolo; Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl John (Chapter, 2019)
      Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) have evolved to alleviate the drawbacks of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems by providing real-time information exploitation from the shop floor. In parallel with the increasing ...
    • Status and Future of Manufacturing Execution Systems 

      Arica, Emrah; Powell, Daryl (Chapter, 2017)
      This paper proposes a taxonomy for characterizing manufacturing execution systems and discusses how they can benefit from the recent Developments of Industry 4.0. The study is based on a literature review. The taxonomy ...
    • Tactical and Operational Issues in a Hybrid MTO-MTS Production Environment: The Case of Food Production 

      Romsdal, Anita; Arica, Emrah; Strandhagen, Jan Ola; Dreyer, Heidi Carin (Chapter, 2013)
      Hybrid production environments that combine MTO and MTS strategies have emerged to enable production systems to better respond to changes in consumer and market demand. This paper discusses some of the tactical and operational ...
    • Task-Technology Fit in Manufacturing: Examining Human-Machine Symbiosis Through a Configurational Approach 

      Mikalef, Patrick; Torvatn, Hans Yngvar; Arica, Emrah (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      With the last few years seeing an increased introduction of technological innovations in factories, one of the most pressing issues is how these technologies can be deployed to optimally support the activities of professionals ...