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Buyer–Supplier Relationships and Embeddedness: Outcome Duality in the Dyad  

Yusoon Kim and Thomas Y. Choi

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Aug 2020
This chapter begins with the observation that a supplier is embedded not only within the dyad (i.e., the buyer) but also within its own extended ties (i.e., its suppliers). Looking at the ... More

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 Decision Process of Contracting in Supply Chain Management  

Jens K. Roehrich, Beverly B. Tyler, Jas Kalra, and Brian Squire

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Aug 2020
Contracts are a formal mode of governing interorganizational relationships. They specify the terms and conditions of the agreement between two parties, interpret and adapt the relevant ... More

Digitalization and Omnichannel Retailing  

Xi Li and Huazhong Zhao

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Oct 2020
The technology trend is rapidly reshaping the retail industry. With digitalization, some traditional business rules have been altered, removing many physical barriers while at the same time ... More

Emerging Technologies in Supply Management  

Andrea M. Prud’homme, John V. Gray, and Andrew C. Barley

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Aug 2020
This chapter looks at emerging technologies and their use in supply management processes as a means to improve effectiveness through improved speed and accuracy, at a reduced cost. Many ... 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 development ... 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

Healthcare Supply Chains  

Lidia Betcheva, Feryal Erhun, and Houyuan Jiang

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Sep 2020
Historically, healthcare supply chains have commonly been associated with the procurement and logistics of healthcare supplies and services. However, recent developments in healthcare ... More

How to Manage Performance-Based Contracting: Combining the Supply Architecture Model with a Buyer–Suppler Relationship Perspective  

Andreas H. Glas and Michael Eßig

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Oct 2020
Peter Drucker formulated a management by objectives approach in the 1950s. That approach is a management system based on goal congruence as a means of improving performance. Since then, ... 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

Human Resource Management in an Industry 4.0 Era: A Supply Chain Management Perspective  

Ravi Srinivasan, Maneesh Kumar, and Sriram Narayanan

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Sep 2020
With the advent of Industry 4.0, the role of a “typical” worker will change drastically. The new roles will require greater cognitive, problem-solving, and collaboration skills, to name a ... 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

Innovation in Buyer–Supplier Relationships: A Review of Relationship Characteristics and Directions for Future Research  

Chun Zhang and Fang Wu

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Sep 2020
The increased reliance on external suppliers for generating new product and process innovation has resulted in a growing number of studies on supply chain innovation (SCI). This growing ... 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

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