Technology Management

In the fields of technology management, the Chair of Production and Operations Management is engaged with the assessment of innovative production technologies and the planning of new, cross-company technology chains. In the assessment of production technologies, particular interest awakes the use of alternative approaches, such as system dynamics, which allow the consideration of technological, economic and social criteria and their interactions.When planning the company's internal technology chain, cross-company interactions must be taken into account that are based on the production technologies and product properties used by the supplier as well as the product characteristics required by the customer. The methods to be developed are intended to assist businesses in the planning of efficient, flexible and cross-company technology chains.