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The Responsiveness of Food Retail Supply Chains: A Norwegian Case Study [chapter]

Heidi C. Dreyer, Natalia Swahn, Kasper Kiil, Jan Ola Strandhagen, Anita Romsdal
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This study explores the relation between the responsiveness of the food retail supply chains in Norway and proposes how the planning and control models should be developed.  ...  The dynamics in the conventional food market is increasing which is seen in online and multichannel shopping concepts, a wide range of campaigns and promotions, and demographic changes.  ...  Since it is limited to the retailer perspective, an explorative single case study has been chosen.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22756-6_19 fatcat:qrswzpvgn5ctnhqaerqiubczky

Exploring DIY Practices of Complex Home Technologies

Corina Sas, Carman Neustaedter
2017 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
In this paper, we report on interviews with 18 participants from two green communities who built and used an open source DIY energy monitor, with the aim to explore the end users DIY practices of making  ...  the current and future DIY of IoT; and deliberately calling for personal investment and labor in the assembling of DIY kits.  ...  We are indebted to study participants, and the founders of the two open communities who enabled this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3057863 fatcat:xzzcpd44uzhgjnlkuda5uevtqu

Institutional complexity and sustainable supply chain management practices

Maysara Sayed, Linda C. Hendry, Marta Zorzini Bell
2017 Supply chain management  
Management: an International Journal Table 4 : 4 Key Institutional Pressures across the Supply Chain"The university as an organisation has to be seen to be practicing what it preaches and people  ...  (FHE2-I2) Page 44 of 48 Supply Chain Management: an International Journal Table A1 : A1 Interview questions for the focal organisations, and their links to the main constructs Interview Questions Constructs  ... 
doi:10.1108/scm-10-2016-0365 fatcat:rq2zlsvjcbdklno5h53zzs7muy

Socio-environmental complexity, Insularity and Knowledge co-creation

David Romero Manrique de Lara, Serafin Corral Quintana, Ângela Guimarães Pereira
2020 Zenodo  
Under a Post-Normal Science paradigm, and in order to validate the value and usefulness of the knowledge these types of communities hold, this thesis applies an integrated approach consisting on institutional  ...  This PhD research discusses that under complex environmental issues -in which there are varying degrees of uncertainty and urgency, such as the impacts of climate change, invasive agricultural species,  ...  especially, to the farmers who participated in the focus group.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4027097 fatcat:z3rly5khavdnpjzzxf4tiw65oe

The Buying of Private Brands and Manufacturer Brands in Grocery Retailing: A Comparative Study of Buying Processes in the UK, Sweden and Italy

Ulf Johansson, Steve Burt
2004 Journal of Marketing Management  
brand ranges, and the organisational contexts within which these processes operate impact upon complexity in the retail buying process  ...  This paper compares the buying processes for manufacturer brands and private brands across three European countries in an attempt to analyse how the extension of the buying process inherent in private  ...  The research that Ulf has been involved in cover various strands of research, Internationalisation is one, mainly focused on retailing and aspects that deal with e.g. networks and relationships between  ... 
doi:10.1362/0267257041838737 fatcat:z37qvc6jkvh3npzvaftj7cc5vq

Influence of Organizational Capabilities on Innovative Climate and Talent Retention

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Building right organizational capabilities will help the organizations in retaining the right talent and creating an innovative climate in the organization.  ...  Organizational capabilities play an important role in managing and developing its resources to sustain in the highly dynamic environment.  ...  "Organisational capabilities for internal complexity: an exploration in the Coop stores." Business Process Management Journal 22.1 (2016): 196-230. 9. Cepeda, Juan, and José Arias-Pérez.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.d8941.118419 fatcat:6dytuhp56bacpc6sstx4n7ciqi

Community driven efforts for joint development of environmental research infrastructures [chapter]

Ari Asmi, Magdalena Brus, Sanna Sorvari
2017 Zenodo  
Book chapter describing some of the (2016) most relevant activities on building European and international collaboration in the environmental research infrastructure field.  ...  COOP+ (2016-2018) COOP+ is a partial continuation of the COOPEUS project in the European side.  ...  By carefully exploring and studying the basic environmental processes in relevant time and spatial scales and synthesizing our observations into an overall understanding, new scientific breakthroughs can  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3361312 fatcat:ndheke5bbnd5ff57rpyw4pv2qu

Enabling analysis: Across the development divide

J. Rosenhead
2003 ORiON  
A final section explores the common themes between the two literatures and practices.  ...  that community OR, which is still short of accounts of actual practice, might learn from OR aimed at promoting the self-reliance of communities in developing countries.  ...  Coops, like private sector businesses, experience economies of scale, whether in marketing produce or in supplying necessities through local stores.  ... 
doi:10.5784/12-0-448 fatcat:673tpcjjobedrnx3gkcuuin6e4

Unleashing the Creativity of Entrepreneurs with Digital Technologies [chapter]

Robert D. Hisrich, Mariusz Soltanifar
2020 Three Pillars of Organization and Leadership in Disruptive Times  
We present, in detail, three case studies and discuss practical implications for the future.  ...  This chapter explores ways to activate the creativity of entrepreneurs and their teams through the use of digital technologies.  ...  Thank you for your useful insights in artificial intelligence and input throughout the chapter.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-53914-6_2 fatcat:cikqwimjynfftlr2fcuo5zai7m

A Case Study of an Information Infrastructure Supporting Knowledge Work in Oil and Gas Exploration [chapter]

Marius Mikalsen
2014 COOP 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 27-30 May 2014, Nice (France)  
I argue the relevance of framing the process of generating interpretations in oil and gas exploration in terms of information infrastructures.  ...  This paper presents an on-going case study of oil and gas exploration that takes steps to shed light on this emerging issue.  ...  A CDM confirms the concern of complexity "I wonder how much complexity an organisation like NorthOil can handle" (CDM informant, from field notes).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06498-7_8 dblp:conf/coop/Mikalsen14 fatcat:wkfzeno545ckdgvludltnd6rie

Blueberry Supply Chain in Italy: Management, Innovation and Sustainability

Cristiana Peano, Vincenzo Girgenti, Claudio Baudino, Nicole Giuggioli
2017 Sustainability  
To explore the process developed by fruit growers' associated groups in Italy, the research is organized into four stages.  ...  The second section focuses on the innovation displayed towards storing, managing and maintaining the quality of fruit during the supply. The third section considers the case study.  ...  In particular, Domenico Paschetta Ortofruititalia OP chairman, Ezio Giraudo technical manager of Agrifrutta srl and Romualdo Riva sales manager of Ortofruititalia for having provided the data relating  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9020261 fatcat:vvbbrgggvzbalbq53va26oxcpa

Corporate Social Responsibility – A successful business strategy or just a trend? [article]

Sophie Lindgren, Amanda Tuvhag
2012 Zenodo  
Finally, to compare the results from retail store and customers, in purpose to identify possible gaps between these two.  ...  Secondly, to describe customer awareness and engagement towards retail stores CSR initiatives.  ...  Jacobsen (2002) identifies some steps to facilitate the selection of a sample such as obtain overview of all the exploring material with factors like unlimited time, money, and analysis capabilities  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5814694 fatcat:bz2qgjqozzakpiufano42hx46i

Identified best environmental management practices to improve the energy performance of the retail trade sector in Europe

Jose-Luis Galvez-Martos, David Styles, Harald Schoenberger
2013 Energy Policy  
Lighting in some stores (garment stores) makes an important contribution to internal heat gain and can increase the demand for space cooling.  ...  Nevertheless, lighting is also an important source of internal heat gains inside a store.  ...  For existing stores, it can be complex but can result in higher savings due to the implementation of corrective measures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2013.08.061 fatcat:7z3chnzlwrc4rgxyuoetuktapm

A Necessary Evil: The Role of the Secretariat in Effective Meta-Organizations. Lessons from the Multilevel Study of a Business Cooperative

Benoît Roux, Xavier Lecocq
2022 M@n@gement  
This research contributes to MO theory by highlighting the role played by the secretariat in the effectiveness of an MO.  ...  We contend that the MO theory should better integrate the study of the secretariat into this stream of research, making room for more actorhood in characterizing MOs as specific social objects.  ...  Berkowitz, for their guidance in improving the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.37725/mgmt.v25.4227 fatcat:c6fyymlld5aydiympbpiq47d4u

Tackling Shrinkage in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Supply Chain: Developing a Methodology

Adrian Beck, Charlotte Bilby, Paul Chapman
2003 Security Journal  
In an effort to respond to the apparent failure of existing approaches to loss prevention, this chapter introduces a 'process-orientated' approach to tackling shrinkage.  ...  The approach consists of a prescriptive series of seven steps that form a stock loss reduction 'road map', together with associated techniques and tools for undertaking each step.  ...  of internal and external theft, either at a company or store level.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.sj.8340133 fatcat:xilbzdm2qrah5flavrszix6364
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