Handbook of Research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management for the Global Economy

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management for the Global Economy

Ulas Akkucuk (Boğaziçi University, Turkey)
Release Date: June, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 409
ISBN13: 9781799846017|ISBN10: 1799846016|EISBN13: 9781799846024|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4601-7


Many fields are beginning to implement developing practices that prove to be more efficient and environmentally friendly compared to traditional practices. This holds true for the realm of business, as organizations are redesigning their operations through the incorporation of sustainable methods. Research is needed on the specific techniques companies are using to promote efficiency and improved effectiveness using sustainability.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management for the Global Economy is an essential reference source that discusses the incorporation of sustainability in various facets of business management. Featuring research on topics such as disruptive logistics, production planning, and renewable energy sources, this book is ideally designed for researchers, practitioners, students, managers, policymakers, academicians, economists, scholars, and educators seeking coverage on sustainable practices in supply chains to ensure a cleaner environment.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Carbon Emissions
  • Digital Transformation
  • Disruptive Logistics
  • Dropshipping
  • E-Commerce
  • Green Supply Chains
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Making
  • Production Planning
  • Quality Management
  • Renewable Energy Sources

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ulas Akkucuk is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods at Bogazici University Department of Management, Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Akkucuk has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University (1997), an MBA from Bogazici University (2000), and a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from Rutgers University (2004). His research interests focus on the methodological development of multivariate techniques such as Clustering and Multidimensional Scaling and novel applications into fields, such as global competitiveness, CRM, technology management, and sustainable development. He has taught Statistics, CRM and Data Mining, and Global Aspects of Management courses, among others, at both graduate and undergraduate levels. He is associate editor and editorial board member of International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (IJRBS) and has been an ad hoc reviewer for journals such as Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Bogazici Journal, International Journal of Business Economics and Management and Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. He is also the assistant editor for Journal of Global Business Insights responsible for IT and E-Business area. He has edited 7 books for IGI Global two of which have been indexed by Web of Science and others by SCOPUS. The last edited volume recently completed is entitled Handbook of Research on Creating Sustainable Value in the Global Economy and will be published in 2020. He is a member of the Classification Society, Society for the Study of Business and Finance and Turkish National Committee on Solid Waste.