Overcoming the Gender Gap in SCM Research

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2019) identified the top 50 SCM authors world-wide based on a measure of publication score. Could it be a good idea to include such suggestions in the author guidelines of our leading SCM journals? Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This occasion gives me the opportunity to talk about the fact that our academic discipline is largely dominated by men. In a recently published analysis, Babbar et al.

2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Other SCM-related journals with high impact factors are: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal (4.296; +0.5), Management Science (4.219; +0.7), International Journal of Operations & Production Management (4.111; +1.2), Journal of Business Logistics (3.171; +0.3) Research SCM Journal Ranking Supply Chain ManagementClaviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports.

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The Fascinating Future of SCM

SCM Research

Who would have said ten years ago that SCM is an exciting discipline? If we want to get a taste of what we will experience in SCM in the near future, we can look at how high-tech companies define it already now (see for example Microsoft’s definition of SCM ): It will be about true visibility across end-to-end processes – and these processes involve raw material suppliers, component suppliers, …, and ultimately consumers.

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The Fascinating Future of SCM

SCM Research

Who would have said ten years ago that SCM is an exciting discipline? If we want to get a taste of what we will experience in SCM in the near future, we can look at how high-tech companies define it already now (see for example Microsoft’s definition of SCM ): It will be about true visibility across end-to-end processes – and these processes involve raw material suppliers, component suppliers, …, and ultimately consumers.

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

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But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research? Nobel’s article provides several ideas that could help SCM researchers to become more relevant.

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Why Isn’t SCM Research More Relevant to SCM Practitioners?

SCM Research

But what can be done to avoid a disconnect between academics and practitioners in SCM research? Nobel’s article provides several ideas that could help SCM researchers to become more relevant.

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Thinking Critically about SCM Practices

SCM Research

The Guardian has just published an interesting opinion piece by van der Kolk, titled Business Education Helps Create a Culture where the Profit Justifies the Means. Herein, the author, who is a university teacher of accounting, writes: “We need to see a much stronger integration of ethical considerations into business education. This is how managers make real-life business decisions.

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SCM Case Study with Adidas

SCM Research

Today, John McNamara, SVP Sourcing, Adidas Group, visited me and my SCM students at Copenhagen Business School. He presented a case study about the supply chain processes for t-shirts. It was very insightful and also a lot of fun for my students (and me). Thanks, John, for a great case study and an insightful discussion! Teaching Globalization Supply Chain Management

Showing Creativity in SCM Research

SCM Research

She challenges “recent perspectives that define quality as an alternative to global, industrial forms of production” and “finds that quality is also important for industrial food production and for the global geography of the surimi [a fish paste] seafood industry” In general, the author takes an interpretive approach – an approach that is almost absent in SCM research, and that might be inspirational for our otherwise empiricist discipline.

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Themes from the 2018 SCM World Leaders Forum

Kinaxis

I just returned from a very inspiring 2018 SCM World Leaders Forum in London. While I attend several supply chain conferences in any given year, SCM World is a favorite of mine for a couple of reasons. Supply Chain Events Big data Cybersecurity SCM World thick data

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Ranking SCM Journals: VHB-JOURQUAL 3

SCM Research

A-graded SCM journals are: Production and Operations Management and Journal of Operations Management. No SCM journal received the best (A+) or the worst grade (D). The German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) is about to publish JOURQUAL 3 , a journal ranking based on the ratings of more than 1,100 VHB members.

The case for extensibility: why rigid SCM platforms can’t power winning supply chains

Kinaxis

Because those applications are only as powerful as the SCM platforms they’re built on. Rigid SCM platforms lead to rigid applications. Supply chain management Supply Chain Transformation extensibility SCM softwareby Alexa Cheater. In today’s fast-paced world, success means getting ahead of change, not just keeping up with it. It’s no different for your supply chain. Growing customer demands. Shifting regulations. Big impact events like natural disasters.

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How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

The world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States. But racism also exists on a smaller, more subtle level. In a recent interview , Terry Esper, a logistics scholar from The Ohio State University, shares his experience with racism and gives us excellent advice. Practice Supply Chain Management

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Business Success through Sustainable SCM

SCM Research

Are business success and sustainability contradictory? A new whitepaper by Schmidpeter & Bungard, sponsored by DHL, is rather optimistic and argues that both goals can instead be mutually beneficial. The paper is titled Unlock the True Value of Your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management.

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2016 SCM World University 100

SCM Research

This week, SCM World have published their “SCM World University 100” ranking, which aims to list the best business schools for supply chain talent worldwide. I am very pleased that Copenhagen Business School’s SCM program was selected as one of the top 10 programs in the EMEA region. See the full list here: SCM World University 100.

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Gartner acquires SCM World

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner acquires SCM World, a cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences.”The ”The SCM World acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to invest in developing world-class products and services that help our supply chain clients make the right decisions, every day”, said Gene Hall, chief executive officer, Gartner.

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SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

SCM Map Europe 2013. Visuals 2013 Buck Consultants International distribution Manufacturing SCM Map Europe Supply Chain Movement Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent. As two rapidly expanding economies, Russia and Turkey are large enough to warrant local production activities. The Balkans are also an emerging manufacturing region for Europe.

10 Outstanding Books for SCM Professionals

Supply Chain Opz

This article will show you 10 amazing SCM books that provide the information you can really use. The reason for this was to provide a list of "classic" scm books that people can study by themselves while working full-time. Are you a supply chain management professional who are looking for inspiring ideas to improve the operations of your supply chain? Background Early this year, I published one article named " 10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time ".

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs. Active Versus Passive RFID Tags in SCM. Both passive and active tags have been a subject of debate in SCM. Instantaneous inventory cycling reduces delays and speeds SCM.

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SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs

Supply Chain Opz

Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. Data Collection What we want to do is to discover some good blogs covering various issues in global scm. If you find some other useful blogs that you would like to share, please let us know by dropping a line to bloggeradmin [at] supplychainopz [dot] com with the subject " Global SCM ".

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SCM – It’s All About Data

SCM Research

Maybe business schools should increase the proportion of IT knowledge in their SCM curricula? The volume, variety and velocity of business and supply chain data are increasing dramatically. At the same time, improved technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning , are already on the horizon. Ernst & Young has recently published an interesting report, titled Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About That Data.

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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The term was coined over 35 years ago but still to this day there are a large number of different definitions of SCM. To someone who is starting out their career, or who is new to the field of Supply Chain, it is understandable that there may be confusion as to the definition of SCM. Are they really that different or are there just subtle nuances in what some people consider SCM that others do not? The post What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Subscribe Here!

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it. As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards.

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o9 Solutions and Samsung SDS enter a partnership to Expand SCM Business

o9 Solutions

This article has also been published on Business Wire Services including SCM consulting, SaaS solution implementation, and industry solutions will be offered to Korean market as well as the wider market worldwide.

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Video Archive of Leading Logistics and SCM Scholars

SCM Research

In the last couple of years, James Stock – who himself made a huge contribution to our discipline – conducted a series of interviews with leading logistics and SCM scholars. Sadly, some of these scholars have since passed away, but I am sure that their thoughts, as recorded in these interviews, will serve as a legacy for future generations of logistics and SCM scholars. It is certainly very insightful to read papers or books written by the leading scholars of our field.

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Matt McLelland discusses drones at SCM World Live Americas

PINC

Matt is an expert in the subject and presented a session titled " Drones in the Supply Chain – Everything you Need to Know " to over 350 C-level executives during the SCM World Live Americas Conference last week. SCM World is a cross-industry learning community, powered by the world’s most influential supply chain practitioners. This picture was sent to us by one of our customers, Matt McLelland, Kenco's Innovation Research manager.

E2open Acquires icon-scm: Five Reasons Why You Should Care

Supply Chain Shaman

She cannot count the number of SCM software acquisition announcements that promised 1+1=10. icon-scm was founded in 1992. The company partnered with SAP to launch a product offering, SAP Supply Chain Response by icon-scm, in 2010. In 2012, icon-scm had revenues of approximately $10 million. Based in Germany, icon-scm and the company leadership team was driven by a very product-based mentality. They were one of the first SCM vendors to move to a SaaS model.

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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Creating Better Concept Definitions in SCM

SCM Research

I believe we all have already experienced this: The same concept can sometimes be defined in very different ways by different authors. Conceptual clarity would certainly be great, but how can we achieve it? Think, for example, about concepts such as trust, integration or dependence. So, what do we really mean when we are talking about them?

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

SCM Map Europe 2014-2015. Visuals AkzoNobel Automotive Buck Consultants close Disney factory Heinz Innovev Lego location map Michael Kors Nedcar Opel Patrick Haex Peugeot-Citroën Phillip Morris production SCM Map Europe total landed cost-to-serve Unilever VDL Volkswagen Slight shift in European networks. There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine.

New SCM Cloud eBook

Oracle SCM

Download the latest SCM Cloud eBook to learn why supply chain leaders are moving their SCM applications to the cloud. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Read how cloud can help throughout every step of the supply chain process, from design, planning, procurement, and manufacturing through to execution and delivery. Click here for the eBook.

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Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

A new alternative is now possible for companies, especially those looking to gain a competitive advantage with their SCM operations. While many supply chain executives have never seriously considered managed services as an SCM option due to liability, performance or security risk concerns, this is indeed an economical, efficient and strategically viable solution that supply chain leaders should consider to deliver operational performance. Is SCM a Core Competency?

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (2/2)

SCM Research

Three more leading journals of our field have announced the winners of their best paper awards. First, the Decision Sciences Journal has selected the article Managing Differentiation-Integration Duality in Supply Chain Integration by Terjesen, Patel and Sanders for its Best Paper Award for 2012.

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On-demand SCM World webcast – Concurrency: The new era of supply chain planning

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow I’m happy to share that the following recorded webcast is now available: Concurrency: The new era of supply chain planning with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer, SCM World and Trevor Miles, Vice President of Thought Leadership, Kinaxis. The post On-demand SCM World webcast – Concurrency: The new era of supply chain planning appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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[Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software

Kinaxis

The question is, what SCM software tool do they have to make that supply chain as accurate and as lean as possible? The post [Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. Supply chain management Ford Motor Company SCM software Supply chain management softwareby Melissa Clow This blog is part of a video interview series.

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