Global Value Chains, Flexibility and Sustainability (häftad)
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Global Value Chains, Flexibility and Sustainability (häftad)

Global Value Chains, Flexibility and Sustainability

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This book provides a conceptual framework of global value chains, flexibility and sustainability, supported by research projects, case applications and models in various related areas organized into three parts. In the first part of the book, various authors discuss how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of global value chains through various types of analyses. While the focus is on cluster management, and mergers and joint ventures, the legal aspects of control and liability concerning the integration of value chains, is also examined in one of the contributions. The second part includes chapters concerning 'Strategy and Flexibility'. Strategies concern topics such as inventory management, talent management, strategic alignment, decision making, behavioural change and HR systems. The third and final part of the volume concerns the topic of 'Sustainability', wherein the contributions focus on various initiatives intended to promote sustainability across respective value chains bearing in mind the concept of flexibility. The book is a valuable resource for a varied audience, ranging from management students and researchers, to practicing business managers, as well as for professional institutions, consultants, and corporate organizations.
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Julia Connell is an adjunct professor at Curtin University, visiting professor at the Graduate School of Business and research development advisor at Hasanuddin University, Indonesia. Prior to joining Curtin University, she was the Dean of Graduate Studies for the Australian Catholic University. Before that, she served as the Association Dean Postgraduate/ Director of the Graduate School of Business, University of Technology, Sydney. She has also held a number of other roles such as associate dean international, and director of research at other universities, and was a visiting/invited professor at various universities in the UK, France and Dubai. Professor Connell has published over 80 refereed journal articles and co-edited 5 books, many on employment-related issues, change and people development. Research concerning industry clusters, economic development and knowledge sharing led to her involvement in this conference. Professsor Connell has also consulted for a number of organizations such as the Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency, the NSW Police, local government Energy Australia and QBE. Renu Agarwal is an associate professor, Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Management Discipline Group within the UTS Business School, Sydney, Australia. As Director of Supply Chain Management programs, she provides leadership in service value networks, supply chain management, service innovation and dynamic capability building, management practices, and innovation and productivity. She has been instrumental in securing funding and managing both federal and state government grants on management practices for Australia and New Zealand in collaboration with LSE, McKinsey and Stanford. More recently, Dr. Agarwal has been instrumental in the development of the Australian Management Capability Survey in collaboration with Stanford University and funded by DIIS, and launched by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to 15000 Australian businesses to assess the impact of sustainable supply chain management, digital business and innovation management practices on innovation and productivity. She is also the Research Director, Future of Innovation and Innovative Systems at the Centre for Business and Social Innovation, UTS Business. Dr. Agarwal has published in several top-tier journals, including Decision Sciences, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and is the editor of The Handbook of Service Innovation. Currently she is the editor of the upcoming Routledge Companion to Global Value Chains: Reinterpreting and reimagining mega trends in the world economy, and guest editor of the special issue of the Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management titled "The Future of Manufacturing Global Value Chains, Smart Specialization and Flexibility" by Springer. Sushil is Abdulaziz Alsagar chair professor (professor of strategic, flexible systems and technology management), and chair of the Strategic Management Group at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has served as a visiting professor and delivered seminars in numerous leading universities, including Kyoto University, University of Minnesota, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, University of Lethbridge, Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, among others. He is an active researcher and has supervised more than 60 doctoral dissertations. He has written 20 books in the areas of flexibility, strategy, systems thinking, and technology management, and published over 300 papers in various refereed journals and conferences. He has pioneered the area of "flexible systems management" and made original contributions to the field of knowledge in the form of interpretive approaches in management. He is the founder editor-in-chief of the Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management and serves on the editorial boards


Part 1: Global Value Chains.- Chapter 1. Valuation of Flexibility Initiatives along the Value Chain (Sushil).- Chapter 2. Exploiting Locational Resources in a World of Global Value Chains: Strategic Considerations for Clustered Firms and Cluster Managers (Stephan Rohde).- Chapter 3. MSME Competitiveness for the Global Value Chain - A TRIZ Based Approach (Shishir Shrotriya).- Chapter 4. Do Mergers Destroy Value in India? (Neelam Rani).- Chapter 5. Law and the Operation of Global Value Chains: Challenges at the Intersection of Systematisation and Flexibility (Kevin Sobel-Read).- Chapter 6. Technology Transfer and Innovation in Global International Joint Ventures - Emerging Markets' Perspective (Nakul Parameswar).- Chapter 7. Modeling Subsidiary Innovation Factors for Semiconductor Design Industry in India (Dixit Manjunatha Betaraya).- Part 2: Strategy and Flexibility.- Chapter 8. Nested Plasticity Delivers Adaptability and Resilience to Organization (FEKETE Istvan).- Chapter 9. Flexible Benchmarking Approach of Talent Management: A Case Study of MIDHANI (DK Likhi).- Chapter 10. Strategy Alignment of Critical Continuity Forces w.r.t. Technology Strategy and Business Strategy and Their Hierarchical Relationship using TISM (Prakash Kumar Kedia).- Chapter 11. Manufacturing Flexibility under Uncertain Demand by a Real Options Approach (Katsunori Kume).- Chapter 12. Resistance to Integrate Information Systems in Health Care Service: A study on Developing Country (Umme Nusrat Jusy).- Chapter 13. Towards an Effective Agricultural e-Trading System in India (P.K. Suri).- Chapter 14. Impact of Behavioral Flexibility on Flexible HR System and Organizational Role Stress (Priyanka Jaiswal).- Part 3: Sustainability.- Chapter 15. Organisational Sustainability - Why the Need for Green HRM? (Christina Kirsch).- Chapter 16. Sustainability in Conformity Assessment: Flexibility of Technical Harmonisation (Raimonda Liepina).- Chapter 17. Evaluation of Market Surveillance Implementation and Sustainability (Svetlana Mjakuskina).- Chapter 18. A Glimpse of Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing for India: A Study using PEST-SWOT Analysis (Manoj Kumar Singh).- Chapter 19. Selection of Sustainable Suppliers (Pravin Kumar).- Chapter 20. Flexible Waste Management Practices in Service Sector: A Case Study (Aarti Singh).- Chapter 21. Shifts between Technology Push and Market Pull Strategies for Sustainable Development in Manufacturing Industries (APS Sethi).