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Supply Chain Management

Finance

Procurement

Supply Chain Financing and Pandemic: Managing Cash Flows to Keep Firms and Their Value Networks Healthy

by Erik Hofmann, Simon Templar, Dale Rogers, Thomas Y. Choi, Rudolf Leuschner, Rohan Y. Korde

The COVID-19 crisis has interrupted firms and their value networks. The lockdown measures taken by governments around the globe have triggered a massive supply...

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Management

Strategy

Strategic Optionality: Managing Assets Portfolio for Achieving Growth and Longevity in Turbulent Environments

by Vladyslav Biloshapka, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

The current paper proposes a practice-oriented framework of corporate strategic optionality (a realization of the antifragility principle), allowing the...

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Management

Strategy

Leadership

Competitive Irrationality: When Being Better Is a Bad Strategy

by Lorenz Graf-Vlachy

Some situations allow managers to forfeit absolute profit in exchange for a favorable standing as compared to competitors. In this article, the author explains...

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Marketing

Social Media

Fashion

How Social Media Micro-Influencers Are Disrupting the Business of Youth Fashion

by Jay I. Sinha, Thomas T. Fung

Recent years have seen a veritable surge in the popularity of social media micro-influencers among the younger generations like Millennials and Generation-Z...

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Marketing

Consumer Behavior

Digital

Do Wish Lists Work?

by Deidre Popovich, Ryan Hamilton

Wish lists and other purchase delay devices have benefits for consumers and online retailers alike, but they also have some potential drawbacks. We show that...

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Supply Chain Management

Procurement

Measuring Performance Beyond the Company Boundaries: More a Need Than a Challenge

by Vieri Maestrini, Davide Luzzini, Andrea Patrucco

This paper reviews and addresses the main challenges connected to supplier performance management activities, and proposes a framework – the Strategy...

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Marketing

Consumer Behavior

Digital

How to Enhance the Effectiveness of Online Review Platforms

by Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Ali Reza Montazemi

In this article, we elaborate on the practical implications of our findings for designing more effective online review platforms.

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Innovation

Management

Finance

Learning from the Failure of the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2): When Imposed Innovation Does Not Change the Status Quo

by Amir Bahman Radnejad, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy, Olivia Scheibel

By studying the implication of PSD2 and its effect on the EU banking industry, for the first time, we provide practical suggestions for how to improve the...

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Marketing

Manufacturing

Supply Chain Management

Managing the Product Recall Process

by Barry Berman

This article develops a six-part strategy for planning and implementing a product recall.

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Accounting

Finance

Interest Costs, Taxes, and Value Creation

by Murad Antia, Arun Tandon

This article uses earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) as a proxy for ATI to examines how this bill will have an asymmetric impact on taxes, earnings, and...

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Economy

Entrepreneurship

Vertical Farming Economics in 10 Minutes

by Faraz Moghimi

This paper seeks to provide an in depth understanding of pursuing vertical farming as a business practice in an approximately ten minute read.

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