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Fobbe, L., Lozano, R., Carpenter, A. & Abid, M. (2018). Sustainability assessment of seaports: Towards a comprehensive holistic framework. In: 24th Annual ISDRS Conference, Actions for a Sustainable World. From Theory to Practice, Messina, 13 -15 June, 2018: . Paper presented at 24th Annual ISDRS Conference, 13-15 June 2018, Messina, Sicily, Italy.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Sustainability assessment of seaports: Towards a comprehensive holistic framework
2018 (engelsk)Inngår i: 24th Annual ISDRS Conference, Actions for a Sustainable World. From Theory to Practice, Messina, 13 -15 June, 2018, 2018Konferansepaper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Fagfellevurdert)
Emneord
sustainability assessment, sustainability reporting, seaports, sustainable development, framework
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-28795 (URN)978-88-943228-1-1 (ISBN)
Konferanse
24th Annual ISDRS Conference, 13-15 June 2018, Messina, Sicily, Italy
Merknad

In press

Tilgjengelig fra: 2018-12-10 Laget: 2018-12-10 Sist oppdatert: 2019-11-28bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M., Fobbe, L., Lozano, R. & Sammalisto, K. (2018). Sustainability reporting as a way to foster entrepreneurial universities. In: Proceedings of the 25th Annual EurOMA Conference - To Serve, to Produce and to Servitize in the Era of Networks, Big Data and Analytics, Budapest, June 24-26, 2018.: . Paper presented at EurOMA Conference, June 24-26 2018, Budapest, Hungary.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Sustainability reporting as a way to foster entrepreneurial universities
2018 (engelsk)Inngår i: Proceedings of the 25th Annual EurOMA Conference - To Serve, to Produce and to Servitize in the Era of Networks, Big Data and Analytics, Budapest, June 24-26, 2018., 2018Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

Higher education institutions (HEIs) play a major role in the development of societies. In the last decades, there has been an increasing interest on the commercialisation of knowledge by universities for economic development that lead to the emergence of the term “Entrepreneurial University”. This study aims to report the sustainability efforts of the University of Gävle, Sweden by applying a systematic tool, Graphical Assessment of Sustainability in Universities (GASU). This study highlights sustainability reporting as a way to improve communication practices between universities and stakeholder. The systematic and holistic assessment of HEIs gives insights of collaboration opportunities and by that foster their entrepreneurial journey.

Emneord
Entrepreneurial universities, Sustainability reporting, University of Gävle
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-28786 (URN)
Konferanse
EurOMA Conference, June 24-26 2018, Budapest, Hungary
Tilgjengelig fra: 2018-12-10 Laget: 2018-12-10 Sist oppdatert: 2019-11-28bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M. (2015). Global Supply Chain Design: Exploring configurational and coordination factors. (Licentiate dissertation). Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Global Supply Chain Design: Exploring configurational and coordination factors
2015 (engelsk)Licentiatavhandling, med artikler (Annet vitenskapelig)
Abstract [en]

This thesis addresses the topic of global supply chain design. One major challenge concerns how to manage the tension between separation and integration pertaining to the localization of business activities. In this regard Ferdows (2008) worked to create two new production network models (rooted production network and footloose production network). Earlier studies have highlighted the choices that are involved in the network of facilities but lack in providing a comprehensive picture in terms of both configurational and coordination factors that govern the design of global supply chain. There is a need for a conceptual model where factors affecting the design process of a global supply chain can be applied. Two main research questions have been addressed in this study. First, exploring and identifying the factors affecting global supply chain design. Second, investigating the factors that influence the position on the spectrum of rooted and footloose supply chain design.      

A literature review analysis and multi-case studies have been performed for this study in order to explore the factors. The companies were selected in order to reflect upon the two types of network, i.e., rooted and footloose. The primary data were selected through interviews with the managers.

This study highlighted that there are many factors that affect configurational and coordination decision areas within a global supply chain. This study categorized the factors and the configurational/coordination decision areas with two main competitive priorities, i.e., cost and differentiation in the form of a “conceptual model.” The study also highlighted the factors in a matrix, which showed their position on the spectrum of rooted and footloose network configurations. For instance, the coordination factors that drive towards a footloose network include: high orchestration capabilities, need access to new technology and knowledge, proximity to suppliers, etc. The configurational factors that drive towards a rooted network include: economic stability, proximity to market, concerns for sustainability issues, high transportation cost, need for high proximity between key functions, need for intellectual property rights protection, etc.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Stockholm: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2015. s. viii, 54
Serie
TRITA-IEO, ISSN 1100-7982 ; R 2015:05
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
Industriell ekonomi och organisation
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-19403 (URN)978-91-7595-575-9 (ISBN)
Presentation
2015-06-17, Auditorium Albert Danielsson, sal 643, Lindstedtsvägen 30, Stockholm, 10:00 (engelsk)
Opponent
Veileder
Tilgjengelig fra: 2015-05-28 Laget: 2015-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-03-13bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M., Bengtsson, L. & Dabhilkar, M. (2013). Factors affecting shifts in global supply chain networks: A configurational approach. In: Proceedings of the 20th International Annual EurOMA conference, Dublin, Ireland, 9-12 June 2013: . Paper presented at 20th International Annual EurOMA conference, Dublin, Ireland, 9-12 June 2013.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Factors affecting shifts in global supply chain networks: A configurational approach
2013 (engelsk)Inngår i: Proceedings of the 20th International Annual EurOMA conference, Dublin, Ireland, 9-12 June 2013, 2013Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

In certain situations, global companies strive to take advantage of short-term changes in economic and exchange rates on the never-ending journey of competitiveness. This paper seeks to extend Ferdows’s (2008) production network models by adding the factors affecting shifts between rooted and footloose network configurations. Two companies were selected in order to illustrate the models and reveal other possible factors. The identified factors are differentiated in terms of configuration and coordination and merged in a matrix. The trends and implications on global supply chains are also discussed. 

Emneord
Global supply chain design, network configuration, factors
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-14180 (URN)
Konferanse
20th International Annual EurOMA conference, Dublin, Ireland, 9-12 June 2013
Prosjekter
Design global production VINNOVO
Tilgjengelig fra: 2013-04-19 Laget: 2013-04-19 Sist oppdatert: 2018-03-13bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M., Bengtsson, L., Hellberg, R. & Dabhilkar, M. (2012). Factors affecting global supply chain design. In: : . Paper presented at 21st Annual IPSERA conference, Naples, Italy, April 1-4..
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Factors affecting global supply chain design
2012 (engelsk)Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

Due to the limited existing knowledge pertaining to the factors which govern localization of operations and capabilities in a global supply chain, the purpose of the paper is to find out which factors and how they jointly affect the design of global supply chains. The relevant literature is reviewed and a concept matrix is developed. Five companies were selected in order to illustrate the issues of global supply chain design. Among them, three companies are considered to have efficient supply chain and less complex products, while the two others are considered to have responsive supply chain and more complex products. The issues discussed with the selected companies cover global sourcing, challenges, technological advancement and issues related to management control. The study identifies about fifty factors that affect global supply chain design, and specifically how theses relate to design decisions on location of factories and production, supplier selection and development, distribution of products and organisation of interfaces along the supply chain. The discrepancies between theory and practice as well as the implications for further research are discussed.

Emneord
Global sourcing, global supply chain design, factors
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-12927 (URN)
Konferanse
21st Annual IPSERA conference, Naples, Italy, April 1-4.
Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-09-18 Laget: 2012-09-17 Sist oppdatert: 2018-12-03bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M., Bengtsson, L., Hellberg, R. & Mandar, D. (2012). Global supply chain design: Building a decision model. In: : . Paper presented at 19th International Annual EurOMA conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1-5 July 2012..
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Global supply chain design: Building a decision model
2012 (engelsk)Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
Abstract [en]

The knowledge pertaining to the factors, which govern localization of operations and capabilities in a global supply chain, is limited. The purpose of the paper is to find out which factors and how they jointly affect the design of a global supply chain. The relevant literature is reviewed and a concept matrix is developed. The study identifies 30 factors that affect a global supply chain design and specifically how theses relate to the design decisions on location of factories and production, supplier selection and development, distribution logistics, organisation of interfaces/enterprise information infrastructure along the supply chain and human resource development. The decision model is developed and the description of the model is done with the help of an example (location of a factory) by using the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) (Saaty, 1990).  

Emneord
global supply chain design, factors, decision model
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-12925 (URN)
Konferanse
19th International Annual EurOMA conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1-5 July 2012.
Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-09-18 Laget: 2012-09-17 Sist oppdatert: 2018-12-03bibliografisk kontrollert
Abid, M.Relationship between competitive priorities and global supply chain design: A conceptual framework.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Relationship between competitive priorities and global supply chain design: A conceptual framework
(engelsk)Manuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-19404 (URN)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2015-05-28 Laget: 2015-05-28 Sist oppdatert: 2018-03-13bibliografisk kontrollert
Prosjekter
Design av globala försörjningskedjor i svenska industriföretag [2009-04027_Vinnova]; Högskolan i Gävle; Publikasjoner
von Haartman, R. & Bengtsson, L. (2015). The impact of global purchasing and supplier integration on product innovation. Paper presented at 20th EurOMA Conference, Operations Management at the Heart of the Recovery, 7-12 June 2013, Dublin, Ireland. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35(9), 1295-1311von Haartman, R. & Bengtsson, L. (2013). Global sourcing’s impact on sustainability: Vile or virtue?. In: : . Paper presented at POMS - Production and Operations Management Society, Denver, USA, May 3 – May 6, 2013.
Organisasjoner