Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Ashish Dwivedi (University of Hull Business School, UK)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 313
ISBN13: 9781466697959|ISBN10: 1466697954|EISBN13: 9781466697966|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9795-9


Advancements in the field of information technology have transformed the way businesses interact with each other and their customers. Businesses now require customized products and services to reflect their constantly changing environment, yet this results in cutting-edge products with relatively short lifecycles.

Innovative Solutions for Implementing Global Supply Chains in Emerging Markets addresses the roles of knowledge management and information technology within emerging markets. This forward-thinking title explores the current trends in supply chain management, knowledge acquisition and transfer mechanisms among supply chain partners, and knowledge management paradigms. This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, business professionals and students, business analysts, and marketing professionals.

Topics Covered

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

  • Automobile Manufacturing Industry
  • B-School Selection
  • Cold Chain Logistics
  • Green Supply Chain
  • Logistics Clusters
  • Manufacturing Organizations
  • Retail Supply Chain Performance
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Supply Chain Intelligence Model
  • Supply Chain Process Efficiency

Reviews and Testimonials

In this book, editor Ashish Dwivedi presents readers with a collection of academic essays and scholarly papers addressing the role of knowledge management and IT within emerging markets. The seventeen contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to the logistics of the global automobile manufacturing industry, the differences in supply chain management between large enterprises and SMEs, gold chain logistics in India, food cold chain management, a system dynamics simulation of a supply chain intelligence model, and a wide variety of other related subjects.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ashish Dwivedi is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Systems Studies at Hull University Business School, UK. Previously, he was the Deputy Graduate Research Director at Hull University Business School, and was also associated with the management of the high-tech Management Learning Laboratory. His primary research interests are in knowledge management (in which he obtained his PhD), supply chain management, healthcare management and information, and communication technologies. He has published 4 books, and over 50 journal and conference papers. He has served as an Invited reviewer and Guest Editor for several journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine.