Contemporary production enterprises keep seeking organizational capabilities to enable them to function in the network environment. The requirements of Industry 4.0 for production virtualization and digitalization, cloud manufacturing or extended manufacturing impose the requirement to use system integration tools, intelligent robotization and automation or fast reconfiguration, as well as a package of methods and tools that accompany organizational changes. One of the concepts of improving the activity of manufacturing systems, which fits into the course of such organizational changes, is Word Class Manufacturing (WCM). In order to better adjust WCM-based systems to the requirements of Industry 4.0, a model of the lean-agile (leagile) world class manufacturing system was created. In practice, it enables the flexibility - reduced in hitherto existing models - to be adapted to the requirements of Industry 4.0.Keywords: Wcm, world class manufacturing generations, leagile wcm model
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