RFID systems implementation: A comprehensive framework and a case study

Wai Ting Ngai, Kin Man To, Karen K.L. Moon, L. K. Chan, Philip K.W. Yeung, Maggie C.M. Lee

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A growing number of organisations around the world are considering the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems to improve their business and operations processes. In this study, a multi-stage implementation framework is developed and evaluated through a case study. The framework provides practitioners with a better understanding of the various stages of the RFID implementation process, including guidelines and issues with RFID systems implementation that need to be considered. We illustrate the viability of this implementation framework through a case study analysis of a textile dyeing and printing mill in China. We hope that the proposed framework will provide practitioners with a holistic perspective of implementing RFID systems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2583-2612
Number of pages30
JournalInternational Journal of Production Research
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • Case study
  • Framework
  • Implementation
  • RFID

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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