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2019 | 10 | nr 1 | 58--67
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Measuring Agility of Indian Automotive Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SMes)

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Indian SMEs are going to play pivotal role in transforming Indian economy and achievingdouble digit growth rate in near future. Performance of Indian SMEs is vital in makingIndia as a most preferred manufacturing destination worldwide under India's "Make in India Policy". Current research was based on Indian automotive SMEs. Indian automotive SME smust develop significant agile capability in order to remaincompetitive in highly uncertainglobal environment. One of the objectives of the research was to find various enablers ofagility through literature survey. Thereafter questionnaire administered exploratory factoranalysis was performed to extract various factors of agility relevant in Indian automotive SMEs environment. Multiple regression analysis was applied to assess the relative importanceof these extracted factors. "Responsiveness" was the most important factor followed by"Ability to reconfigure", "Ability to collaborate", and "Competency". Thereafter fuzzy logicbases algorithm was applied to assess the current level of agility of Indian automotive SMEs.It was found as "Slightly Agile", which was the deviation from the targeted level of agility.Fuzzy ranking methodology facilitated the identification &criticalities of various barriersto agility, so that necessary measures can be taken to improve the current agility level of Indian automotive SMEs. The current research may helpful infinding; key enablers of agility,assessing the level of agility, and ranking of the various enablers of agility to point out theweak zone of agility so that subsequent corrective action may be taken in any industrialenvironment similar to India automotive SMEs.(original abstract)
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  • Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University (CSVTU), India
  • Department of mechanical engineering in SSTC, Bhilai-India
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