HSS-okładka-30-2023-04 - part II


System Dynamics
strategic management
manufacturing company
mental models


The main objective of the research was to assess the usefulness of manufacturing company simulators as tools supporting leadership in strategic management. A management simulator was built on the convention of the Systems Dynamics method. The research was carried out in three production companies located in the Podkarpackie Voivodeship in Poland. Through meetings with leaders and workers, a simulation model of the system of basic processes of a manufacturing company was built. The resulting model was the basis for developing the architecture of the manufacturing company simulator (microworld). While working with the simulator, the main focus was on efficiency in order fulfillment. The research shows that it is possible to identify the norms controlling the system that directly affect changes in the above aspect of strategic management.


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