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The Resource Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets

Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets

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Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
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Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
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Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
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Essays on Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
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  • Vorwort -- Inhaltsverzeichnis -- Abbildungsverzeichnis -- Tabellenverzeichnis -- Abkürzungsverzeichnis -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Future of Logistics in Emerging Markets - Fuzzy Clustering Scenarios Grounded in Institutional and Factor- Market Rivalry Theory -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Literature Review and Conceptual Framework -- 2.2.1 The Importance of Logistics for Emerging Markets -- 2.2.2 Theoretical Lenses -- 2.2.3 The Foresight Perspective in Emerging Markets -- 2.3 Methodology and Research Design -- 2.3.1 Delphi Study Design -- 2.3.2 Development of Future Projections -- 2.3.3 Selection of Panelists -- 2.3.4 Scenario Development and Qualitative Analysis -- 2.4 Research Results and Discussion -- 2.4.1 Descriptive Delphi Results -- 2.4.2 Fuzzy Clustering for Scenario Development -- 2.4.3 Discussion of Fuzzy Clustering based Scenarios -- 2.5 Conclusion and Implications -- 2.6 References -- 2.7 Appendices -- 3 No Vehicle Means No Aid - A Paradigm Change For The Humanitarian Logistics Business Model -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.1.1 Humanitarian Logistics: The Case for Improved Efficiency and Effectiveness -- 3.2 The Status Quo of Humanitarian Logistics -- 3.2.1 Vehicle Importance Throughout Disasters' Lifecycle -- 3.2.2 Fleet Management at Humanitarian Organizations -- 3.2.3 Misalignment of Incentives -- 3.2.4 Vehicle Replacement Practices -- 3.2.5 Fleets' Insufficient Mileage Rates -- 3.3 Help at Any Costs - Why Efficiency Alone Does Not Make The Argument for a New Business Model -- 3.3.1 The Speed of Humanitarian Aid -- 3.3.2 Lack of Transportation Means in Rural India -- 3.3.3 Addressing First and Last Mile Challenges -- 3.4 From Developed Markets to Emerging Markets: Transferring the Modern Car-Sharing Concept into a New Context -- 3.4.1 Access-Based Business Models: The Zipcar Example
  • 3.4.2 Developing a New Humanitarian Logistics Business Model -- 3.4.3 Access-based humanitarian logistics: Mastering the efficiency and effectiveness challenges -- 3.5 Local acceptance of vehicle sharing as prerequisite for a paradigm change: A market study from rural India -- 3.5.1 Choice-based conjoint market study with small-scale producers in rural India -- 3.6 Discussion and Conclusion -- 3.7 References -- 4 How the Aerospace and Defence Industry in India Might Evolve Till 2020: An Institutional Perspective -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Theoretical Foundation -- 4.2.1 Emerging Markets' Institutional Environment -- 4.2.2 The Importance of Future-Oriented Information in Emerging Markets -- 4.3 Methodology -- 4.3.1 The Delphi Technique -- 4.3.2 Development of Outcome and Enabler Projections -- 4.3.3 Selection of Survey Participants -- 4.4 Research Results and Discussion -- 4.4.1 Delphi Survey Assessment -- 4.4.2 Fuzzy-Clustering for Scenario Development -- 4.4.3 Scenario Matrices for Scenario Development -- 4.5 Conclusion and Future Research -- 4.5.1 Limitations and Future Research -- 4.6 References -- 5 Does Centralization Lead to higher Efficiency? - An Industry-specific Analysis of Purchasing Functions -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Literature Review -- 5.2.1 Centralized and Decentralized Purchasing Organization -- 5.2.2 Impact of (De-)centralization on Purchasing Performance -- 5.2.3 Influence of Industry Specifics on Purchasing Centralization and Performance -- 5.3 Theoretical Background and Hypotheses Development -- 5.4 Data Collection and Measurement -- 5.4.1 Sampling -- 5.4.2 Data Collection Approaches -- 5.4.3 Measurement of Degree of Centralization -- 5.5 Empirical Methodologies -- 5.5.1 Data Envelopment Approach to Measure Purchasing Efficiency -- 5.5.2 Slacks-Based Measure Efficiency -- 5.5.3 Regression Methodology
  • 5.6 Results and Discussion -- 5.7 Contributions and Managerial Implications -- 5.8 References -- 5.9 Appendix -- 6 Final Conclusion
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