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The papers in this volume introduce powerful new innovations in global supply chain networks. The best papers from the 2014 annual conference of the European regional subdivision of the Decision Sciences Institute (EDSI), they analyze the latest global trends associated with:
The papers collected here will be valuable to wide audiences of faculty, researchers, and students in diverse programs covering supply chain and/or operations management, and for others interested in the frontiers of decision science.
About EDSI xv
About the Editors xvi
About the Editors
Part 1 Supply Chain Strategy
Chapter 1 Supply Chain Innovation: Lessons from Humanitarian Supply Chains 9
Chapter 2 Global Supply Chain Capabilities: A Framework Proposal 27
Chapter 3 An Empirical Study of Volume and Storage Flexibility in a Global Supply Chain 47
Chapter 4 When More Is Not Better: Complementarities, Costs, and Contingencies in Stakeholder Management 69
Chapter 5 Changing Strategies in Global Wind Energy Shipping, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management 83
Part 2 Global Distribution of Production and Sourcing
Chapter 6 Manufacturing Back- and Near-Reshoring: A Comparison of European and North American Evidence 107
Chapter 7 Getting the Most from Offshoring: Home Base Capability Upgrading and Erosion 129
Chapter 8 The Nature of the Relationship Between Continuous Improvement Techniques and Business Performance in the Portuguese Manufacturing Environment 147
Chapter 9 Sourcing Innovation: A Systematic Literature Review 167
Chapter 10 How to Design an Appropriate Supply Network Structure to Reduce the Cost of Energy in the Danish Offshore Wind Power Industry 189
Part 3 Supply Chain Integration
Chapter 11 Supply Chain Integration in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Projects: An Explorative Study in the Offshore Wind Power Industry 213
Chapter 12 Integrating Domains in Supply Chains: Development of Requirements for Interdisciplinary Decision Support Based on an Integrative Framework of Production, Logistics, and Traffic 233
Chapter 13 China’s E-commerce: Winning Factors and E-loyalty 255
Part 4 Sustainability
Chapter 14 Anthropocene Age Wicked Challenges: Yin, Yang, and Sustainable Enterprise Excellence 273
Chapter 15 Sustainability MCDM Model Comparisons 295