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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

Inter‐organizational Relationships, Chains, and Networks: A Supply Perspective  

Thomas E. Johnsen, Richard C. Lamming, and Christine M. Harland

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses inter-organizational relationships (IORs) in the wider context of chains and networks of organizations. It distinguishes between IORs, chains, and networks and ... More

Leadership And Teamwork In Dispersed Projects  

Martin Hoegl, Miriam Muethel, and Hans Georg Gemuenden

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
Geographically dispersed, or virtual, project teams are increasingly used to engage specialized knowledge at different locations. This is particularly true for complex and dynamic projects ... More

Managing Open Innovation  

Oliver Alexy and Linus Dahlander

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
This article provides an overview of the literature on the management of open innovation. Elaborating on what exactly ‘open’ innovation comprises, this article integrates efforts by ... More

Managing Operations  

Zoe Radnor and Nicola Bateman

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
This chapter aims to reflect on the past and present move of OM from manufacturing to service through analysis of key OM journals and recognition of practice before considering in more ... More

Managing Project-Based Organization in Creative Industries  

Robert DeFillippi

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2013
This review examines the project based organization literature as applied to creative industries. The industries referenced in this review include those in the popular classifications such ... More

Managing Risk and Uncertainty on Projects: A Cognitive Approach  

Graham M. Winch and Eunice Maytorena

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article aims to reconnect project risk management with its roots in psychology and economics and thereby generate a cognitive approach to project risk management. While there has been ... More

Marketing and Distribution  

Robert Fitzgerald

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
The origins of “modern” marketing are connected to increase in real wages, the choices generated by disposable incomes, transport and communication systems, the building of national ... More

NGOS and Contracting  

Steven Rathgeb Smith

Print publication date:
Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
The basic argument of this article is that the emergent role of NGOs as providers of public services has created new and complicated public management dilemmas. In terms of structure, this ... More

Operations Management  

Martin Spring

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
The emergence of Operations Management (OM) in the early 1960s is described, showing how it was based on the adoption of mathematical models from operational research during the Second ... More

Over Budget, Over Time, Over and Over Again: Managing Major Projects  

Bent Flyvbjerg

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article first lists the general characteristics of major publich projects and programmes. These projects are deeply problematic, because they produce failure upon failure. Most of the ... More

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