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Development projects, stage-gate models, and degree of newness: Examining the correlation from a production perspective

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Conference/Workshop Paper


23rd EurOMA conference


Many companies have adopted stage-gate models to manage different types of development projects, which can vary in degree of newness. Currently, there is limited research on how the development projects, stage-gate models and degree of newness are correlated in practice from a production perspective. Based on a case study at a manufacturing company, this paper examines correlations from a production perspective. The results show that the company runs nine types of development projects in production, and uses two forms of stage-gate models. The degree of newness is not addressed in a structured way in production compared to the product development process.


author = {Koteshwar Chirumalla and Joel Schedin and Mats Jackson},
title = {Development projects, stage-gate models, and degree of newness: Examining the correlation from a production perspective},
month = {June},
year = {2016},
booktitle = {23rd EurOMA conference },
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