Anticipating the Operations of the Future
by Bernd Schreiber, Niklas Brundin, Rick Eagar, Daniel Tappenbeck
Issue 2, 2014
Operations management

During the last decade business operations have been transformed in a way that has never been seen before. What does the future hold for operations management and how can it react to ever accelerating change? In this brief article the authors take a quick look at some of the likely characteristics of the operations of the future, and how operational leaders can best respond.