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Research in the Decision Sciences for Innovations in Global Supply Chain Networks: Best Papers from the 2014 Annual Conference

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Research in the Decision Sciences for Innovations in Global Supply Chain Networks: Best Papers from the 2014 Annual Conference

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-405112-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-405112-3

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:

  • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Applications in modeling and decision techniques
  • Social network analysis for better decision-making
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Relationship management
  • ERP/Enterprise Business Intelligence
  • Globalized manufacturing
  • Performance and revenue management
  • Risk management
  • Business innovation management
  • Supply chain operations management, and more

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.

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Table of Contents

Foreword     xiii
About EDSI     xv
About the Editors     xvi
Introduction     1
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
Index     311


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