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Supply Chain Resilience Depends on the Internal Capabilities of Partners

Idea posted: September 2021

Institutions: Federal University of Uberlândia    University of Gävle   

Competition, complexity and global outsourcing are making supply chains more vulnerable to disruptions and interruptions, with issues ranging from inefficient production scheduling to broken equipment to financial crises and natural…

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How Complexity Trips Up Companies In Foreign Market

Idea posted: April 2020

Institutions: Wilson Perumal & Company   

Furniture retailer IKEA successfully expanded from its home base in rural Sweden to 52 countries across the globe. In contrast, Wal-Mart, the capital-rich retail leader in the largest economy in…

  READ MORE   PIN TO MY IDEAS Idea #767
Make Me Feel Safe! Working with Robots

Idea posted: June 2019

Institutions: HEC Paris    University of Michigan Ross School of Business   

As robotics continues to advance, companies are finding more and more opportunities to transfer repetitive and tedious tasks to robots, freeing up their employees to focus more on tasks that…

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Global CFOs: Facing Growing Data Security Threats

Idea posted: October 2018

Institutions: Duke University Fuqua School of Business   

In April 2018, five million records of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor department stores (both owned by Hudson Bay) were compromised. Facebook has been hit twice in 2018,…

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The Cost Advantage of Reshoring

Idea posted: June 2018

Institutions: University of Bath    The University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School   

Despite the well-known and well-documented financial benefits of outsourcing and offshoring business activities, a growing number of U.S. companies are changing direction: they are moving their business activities, including manufacturing…

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Business Templates that Succeed in ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’ Environments

Idea posted: June 2017

Institutions: Aalto University School of Business    ESADE   

More than a billion people live in poverty around the world, earning less than $2 a day. A billion people may be a huge market in terms of numbers but…

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Serving a Few Major Customers Vs Many Diverse Customers

Idea posted: August 2016

Institutions: University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business   

“Are you a good witch or a bad witch?” Glynda asks Dorothy in the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. For manufacturers seeking to efficiently manage their inventories, the same…

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Meeting Sustainability Priorities in Competitive Operational Strategies

Idea posted: August 2016

Institutions: ESADE    Politecnico di Milano School of Management   

Company follow different strategies in their quest for competitive advantage. For example, some companies compete on price. Other companies try to differentiate themselves from competitors through their capabilities. Still others…

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Collaborate with Suppliers to Ensure Green Practices in the Supply Chain

Idea posted: August 2016

Institutions: Carlos III University of Madrid    ESADE   

Many companies recognize the reputational risk of the environmental reputation of their suppliers. As a result, companies launch green supply chain management (GSCM) initiatives, working with suppliers to ensure that…

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