empirical research

How relevant are Business Sciences to managerial Practice?

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How relevant is OM research to managerial practice?
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2011

There are only very few studies, which investigate the impact of research in business has on the actual research field.

In other fields the impact is easily seen. Without research there would be no modern medicine, without research there would be no buildings rising 800m and more.

But where would business be without research in the business and economics sciences?

Supply Risk Management from a Small Company's Perspective

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Supply risk management in a small company perspective

This study takes a closer look at supply risk management, but this time from the perspective of several small companies. This article tries to answer the questions what risks small company owners (SCOs) see and how SCOs mitigate those risks.

Supply Chain Flexibility in an uncertain Environment: exploratory Findings from Five Case Studies

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Supply chain flexibility in an uncertain environment: exploratory findings from five case studies
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2011

This is another look at flexibility strategies to reduce uncertainty in supply chains. This time from the point of view of five Chinese companies in the apparel industry.

Matching Product Architecture with Supply Chain Design

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Matching Product Architecture with Supply Chain Design
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2011

This review is about a preprint article which already has been accepted for publication by the “European Journal of Operational Research”. But since there is only a limited space for articles in each issue of the journal, final publication of the article is delayed.

Research Critique: Determinants of Strategic Supply Chain Risk Management

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Determinants of strategic risk Management in Emerging Markets supply Chains: the Case of Mexico

In 2010 Lassar et al. did a grounded theory study (see here for more information on techniques for theory creation) on the question of what the determinants of strategic supply chain risk management might be?

Supply Chain Risk Management in Financial Crises

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Supply chain risk management in financial crises - A multiple case-study approach
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2011

I am still abroad right now, but nonetheless I still want to keep the German share within the articles high. So I present to you the second article from German authors in just one week. On monday I already talked about Supply Chain Risk Management in the German Automotive Industry and so the second is today on how supply chain risk management is performed during a financial crisis.

Supply Chain Risk Management in the German Automotive Industry

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An empirical analysis of supply chain risk management in the German automotive industry
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2009

While cleaning out some of my blog directories, I just found this article in my backup repository, I already wrote it over a year ago, but it still seems relevant. So without further ado: In their 2009 article Jörn-Henrik Thun and Daniel Hoenig from the Industrieseminar Mannheim (link only in German), present their research on Supply Chain Risk Management within the German automotive industry.

Impact of Disasters on different Sectors

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Impact of Disasters on Firms in Different Sectors: Implications for Supply Chains
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2010

I already wrote about different effect supply chain disruptions can have on a focal company and its stakeholders. Now I found another interesting article dealing with the impact of different disasters on different industries within the supply chain.

Current Evolution of Supply Chain Management

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How are we doing - A Survey of Supply Chain Progress
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2004

One very important part of supply chain management research is the historical analysis of supply chain practices and properties over time. Just recently I published an article on the development of supply chain strategies over the course of 20 years.

Practitioner Views on Supply Chain Risk Management

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Supply chain risk management: Understanding the business requirements from a practitioner perspective
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2005

In 2005 Uta Jüttner was researcher at the Cranfield University, UK, especially renowned for several minds working on supply chain risk management, like Martin Christopher or Denis Towill.

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