Présentation ouvrage :
This book is primarily intended to serve as a research-based textbook on sustainable supply chains for graduate programs in Business, Management, Industrial Engineering, and Industrial Ecology, but it should also be of interest for researchers in the broader sustainable supply chain space, whether from the operations management and industrial engineering side or more from the industrial ecology and life-cycle assessment side.
As firms become progressively more tightly coupled in global supply chains, rather than being large vertically integrated monoliths, risks and opportunities associated with activities upstream or downstream will increasingly impinge upon their own wellbeing.
For a firm to thrive, it is increasingly imperative that it be aware of economic, environmental and social dimensions of the entire supply chain it belongs to, and that it proactively monitor and manage those. Finding efficient solutions towards a more sustainable supply chain is increasingly important for managers, but clearly this raise difficult questions, often without clear answers. This book aims to provide insights into these kinds of questions for students and practitioners, based on the latest academic research.
We have noticed a recent surge in the number of courses on “sustainable supply chain management” or related topics, but a relative lack of corresponding teaching materials. While sustainability has been widely studied at the level of company strategy and extensive related pedagogical materials exist, there is still a relative lack of materials on sustainability with a supply chain management perspective.
Présentation auteur :
Dr. Yann Bouchery is an Assistant Professor at EM Normandie (France). Dr. Bouchery received a Master Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Lund University (Sweden) as well as a Master Degree in Industrial Management and Logistics from Ecole Centrale Lille (France). He obtained a PhD in Operations Management from Ecole Centrale Paris (France) in 2012. His PhD research dealt with sustainable supply chain optimization with a special focus on inventory models. He spent two years at Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) as a postdoc researcher. His research mainly focused on a Dinalog project called “Cargo driven intermodal transportation”. This project aimed at studying container flows management at the cargo level and focused on both economic and environmental performances optimization. His main research interest is on Sustainable Operations and Logistics. He has published articles in academic journals such as International Journal of Production Economics and European Journal of Operational Research.
Charles J. Corbett, Ph.D., is professor of Operations Management and Sustainability at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he holds the IBM Chair in Management. He served as Chairman and Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs from 2009-2012, and previously as Associate Dean of the MBA program. His research and teaching focus on sustainable operations, and operations of entrepreneurs and small business; he has published extensively in leading academic and business journals. Dr. Corbett has held various editorial positions and leading management journals as well as at the Journal of Industrial Ecology, and currently serves as editor-in-chief for Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management. He was named an AT&T Faculty Fellow in Industrial Ecology in 1997, and in 2013 he was elected a lifetime Fellow of the Production and Operations Management Society. He has received several teaching awards, in addition to the UCLA Staff Assembly’s Faculty/Staff Partnership Award and the Anderson School’s J. Clayburn LaForce Faculty Leadership Award. He founded and co-directed the award-winning UCLA Leaders in Sustainability graduate certificate program and the Easton Technology Leadership Program. He has given (semi-)plenary and keynote lectures at conferences in Bali, Istanbul, Lima, Mexico City, Paris, Sao Paulo, Salvador (Brazil), Shanghai, Tainan and Taipei (Taiwan), and Wroclaw (Poland). Professor Corbett holds a Ph.D. in Production and Operations Management from INSEAD in Fontainbleau, France, and a Drs. in Operations Research from Erasmus University Rotterdam (Netherlands).
Jan Fransoo is a Professor of Operations Management and Logistics in the School of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, and a member of the research school BETA. He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Operations Management & Logistics from Eindhoven University of Technology. Following the completion of his PhD Thesis, he was awarded a fellowship by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences. He specializes in Operations Planning and Supply Chain Management in the process and food industries, is part of the Eindhoven Retail Operations group, and recently set up research groups in Supply Chain Carbon Emissions and Supply Chain Finance. He also serves as Research Director of the European Supply Chain Forum, a collaborative effort with about 25 large multinational companies. At TU/e, Fransoo currently serves in the management team of the research group OPAC. He is currently also vice-president of Dinalog (Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics), a national center of excellence in the area of supply chain management, bringing together the best researchers in the Netherlands with the most innovative companies. Fransoo held various visiting appointments at US universities, including Clemson University, Stanford University, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is regular visitor to Tsinghua University (China), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong), Université Laval (Canada), and the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). He serves as Senior Editor of Production and Operations Management, as Associate Editor of Operations Research, and has served and serves on the editorial board of a number of other journals. He has published over 70 papers in academic journals such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, IIE Transactions, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and European Journal of Operational Research
Dr. Tarkan Tan is an Associate Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. Dr. Tan received his Ph.D in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2002. He pursued one year of his studies towards his Ph.D. degree at Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, Management Science / Operations Research division, New York, as a Fulbright scholar. He joined Eindhoven University of Technology as a post-doc researcher in 2003 and started working as an assistant professor the same year in the Operations, Planning, Accounting, and Control group. In 2010 he spent an academic term at the University of California, Los Angeles, as a visiting scholar. Dr. Tan has been elected twice as the best lecturer in Operations Management and Logistics MSc program, by “Industria”, the organization of the Industrial Engineering students of Eindhoven University of Technology. He is an executive board member of the European Supply Chain Forum. His research interests include inventory theory, capacity management, spare parts management, and supply chain management with a particular focus on the effects of carbon emissions. He has published articles in academic journals such as Manufacturing Service Operations Management, Transportation Science, IIE Transactions, Naval Research Logistics, Operations Research Letters, and European Journal of Operational Research.
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