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Closed-Loop Supply Chains  

James D. Abbey and V. Daniel R. Guide, Jr.

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article investigates closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) as a process flow. It then presents the evolution of CLSCs as a fundamental piece of the broader business and the natural ... More

Critical Management Studies and Paradox  

Koen van Bommel and André Spicer

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the role of Critical Management Studies (CMS) in the exploration of paradoxes in organizations. CMS focuses on the study of paradoxes in organizational life and aims ... More

The Evolution of Project Management Research: The Evidence from the Journals  

Rodney Turner, Jeff Pinto, and Christophe Bredillet

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article seeks to address the question of the current state of project management research through an analysis of the domain's advance over time, as evidenced in the pages of its ... More

Global Production Networks in the Creative Industries  

Neil M. Coe

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2013
This article explores the potential for dialogue between the literature on the creative industries—with its emphasis on local clustering and policies—and that which explores the ... More

Greener Supply Chain Management  

Robert D. Klassen and Stephan Vachon

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
Any definition of greener supply chain management must capture design; material selection, extraction, and sourcing; manufacturing; logistics and delivery; and end-of-life management. Two ... More

HRM and Contemporary Manufacturing  

Rick Delbridge

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article outlines the key elements of organization and HRM associated with contemporary high-volume production, in particular the key arguments and characteristics of lean ... More

Implementing Strategy through Projects  

Christoph Loch and Stylianos Kavadias

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
The realization is growing that projects fail not only because of incompetent execution, but also, and frequently, because of a muddled strategic context, inadequate scope, or ... More

Information Management and the Management of Projects  

Jennifer Whyte and Raymond Levitt

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article argues that emerging digital technologies are enabling new forms of project management in project-based industries. The 1960s project management approach originated in the ... More

Innovating the Practice of Normative Control in Project Management Contractual Relations  

Stewart Clegg, Kjersti Bjørkeng, and Tyrone Pitsis

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article begins by considering the institution of contract and approaches to it. It follows this with an analysis of an institutional innovation, the development of alliancing as a ... More

Innovation and Project Management  

Andrew Davies

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
The close bond between the management of projects and innovation was well understood in the 1950s when pioneering organizations created new structures, techniques, and processes to manage ... More

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