Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets

Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets

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Micha Hirschinger emphasizes the importance of foresight on logistics and institutions in particular for effective decision making as distinct research in this context is limited. He applies a systematic and transferable multi-method approach based on Delphi studies and fuzzy c-means cluster analysis to develop profound scenarios for the future. He uses the relevance of information-processing requirements to investigate whether centralization of purchasing organizations increases functional efficiency. The author finally shows how a sharing-economy business model transfer could help to overcome the limited access to factor markets, especially trucks, at the base of the pyramid.5.4. Data. Collection. and. Measurement. 5.4.1 Sampling The sample we used for our study consists of strategic business units (SBU) of companies with revenues larger than USD 3 bn from four different industries worldwide (Kern et al., 2011;anbsp;...

Title:Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
Author:Micha Hirschinger
Publisher:Springer - 2015-11-17


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