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Supply Chain Innovation for Competing in Highly Dynamic Markets: Challenges and Solutionsby Pietro Evangelista Et Al.
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This collection of twenty articles on modern supply chain management showcases current scholarship in a wide variety of areas relating to resource management in interactive environments. The work is divided into sections covering supply chain integration, information and communications technology innovations, sustainability, and supply system management. Individual essays discuss such topics as network approaches to port competitiveness, sensor based technologies for assessing environmental impacts, reverse logistics for waste management, behavioral perspectives on supply chain risk management and integrated policy development with logistics service providers. Chapters include abstracts, illustrations, tables and bibliographies. The contributors are academics in information technology and industrial management from primarily European institutions. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Supply Chain Innovation for Competing in Highly Dynamic Markets: Challenges and Solutions investigates the role of innovation in the management of supply chains of today. This book focuses on supply chain integration from both strategic and operational perspectives and the impact of information technology-related innovation in supply chain and logistics service industries. It also analyzes how environmental innovation affects logistical decisions throughout the supply chain and the strategies employed in managing logistics-related environmental impacts. Finally, the book explores theoretical and practical implications of innovation in the management of supply systems.
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