TEL  Vol.2 No.3 , August 2012
Economic Station-Centered Network and Invisible Collaboration: A Cyclic vs. Semi-Cyclic View
Author(s) Masayuki Matsui*
ABSTRACT
By our past review, this paper will verify the hypothesis that the autonomous (invisible) body balancing would be better under changeable demand speed and a leading principle in the collaborative networks. This hypothesis was first utilized in the Conveyor-Serviced Production System (CSP System) with cycle time by a Station-Centered Approach to the physical networks. Recently, we are ascertaining this hypothesis in cost/profit balancing under demand speed (invisible hand) at the economic body chain networks. Generally, it becomes simpler at series (cyclic) type, but would not be so at parallel (semi-cyclic) type. Throughout this paper, we will point out the principle of autonomous (invisible) body ba-lancing by demand speed (cycle time), and would extend to a parallel (semi-cyclic) supply chain by the Station-Centered Approach. This thing would bring the invisible merit that the profit maximization occurs at the relative cost balancing of each enterprise in a series-parallel body network.

Cite this paper
M. Matsui, "Economic Station-Centered Network and Invisible Collaboration: A Cyclic vs. Semi-Cyclic View," Theoretical Economics Letters, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 344-349. doi: 10.4236/tel.2012.23063.
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