This study adopts a qualitative approach to examine key factors to build successful network alliances in emerging economies. A market leader firm in the retail optical industry in China was used in this study. Data from ...
The purpose of this paper is to understand the complexity of
pallet life cycle management practices in the context of resource
scarcity, rising costs and different regulatory environments. The
paper integrates a detailed ...
The network structure has expanded the nature of organisational economics from a limited perspective, based upon economies of scale (within which the firm became volume oriented striving to achieve its minimum cost/volume ...
When asked for a view for the prospects for the Australian
automotive industry’s survival while addressing the Australian
British Chamber of Commerce in Melbourne, 11 April 2013, Jac
Nasser, current chairman of BHP-Billiton ...
The recent financial problems of the 2008/10 GFC and the
likelihood of similar events occurring in 2012/13 has ‘spooked’
business and consumer confidence and has resulted in fierce
competition in both B2C and in the ...
In what may eventually be called the fastest recovery from
a recession in modern business we should be considering
the lessons emerging from the 2008/9 financial crisis which
witnessed the demise of corporate giants ...
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the extent to
which cash flow management, the value of the organisation, and
strategic decision making are correlated.
Methodology/Approach: A cash flow model is proposed ...
Purpose: The article analyses the interactions that are engaged
in when specialist organisations collaborate in value chain
networks. It aims to bridge the gap between existing theory and
emerging practices and identify ...
Supply chain management would appear to be at the end of
its lifecycle. Customers of all types are expressing
preferences based upon some degree of product-service
differentiation and not simply on cost. The growing
As organisation structures become flexible in the response
to market opportunities it is interesting to probe the
underlying reasons that have facilitated these
developments. It is not the just attraction of low ...