Andrea Vinelli

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The bullwhip effect has long been recognized as a critical factor that amplifies demand variability as customer orders pass upstream through successive tiers of a supply chain. Like customer demand, environmental requirements also change significantly at times, and are passed along the supply chain to varying degrees, suggestive of what we term, the “green(More)
Industrial districts represented an economic system that could guarantee significant advantages thanks to the enhancement of the social and relational fabric. In Principles of Economics, Marshall (1896) defines districts as a manifestation of external economies deriving from the concentration of many small firms in a particular area. Among the advantages of(More)
To achieve environmentally sound manufacturing processes, environmental management (EM) and operations management (OM) need to be implemented in an integrated manner. The literature characterizing the relationship between EM and OM has broadly investigated the positive effects of environmental practices on plant performance, but has paid little attention to(More)
The focus on the sequential nature of the improvement initiatives has neglected the synergistic effects among practices and literature lacks research on complementarity between internal and external bundles of practices. The aim of this paper is to test the existence of complementarity among internal and external just-in-time bundles. We run statistical(More)
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