Publication Type:

Journal Article


International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (IJICBM), Inderscience Publishers, Volume 5, Number 2, p.208–232 (2012)


agile manufacturing, AHP, analytical hierarchy process, least significant, most significant


This paper reports the salient details of a study carried out with the objectives of identifying what makes an organisation agile, identifying various enablers of agility by field study, developing a modelling framework for assessing agility and assessing agility in Indian manufacturing industries. For this purpose, data were collected from Indian manufacturing industries with the help of a questionnaire. The method of analytic hierarchy process was used to analyse and identify which among these factors are likely to have greater impact on realising an agile organisation. This study revealed a number of interesting observations, which are reported in this paper.

Cite this Research Publication

Dr. Saleeshya P.G., A Subash Babu, and A. S. Vishnu, “Agility in Indian Manufacturing Industries: an Empirical Investigation”, International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management (IJICBM), vol. 5, pp. 208–232, 2012.