Learn More
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify information needs in the outsourcing lifecycle, and to prioritize them according to their importance for governing and controlling the external provider. Design/methodology/approach – A three-round Delphi study was conducted, where 17 and 16 outsourcing experts answered, respectively. Findings – The(More)
and was a visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School. He hold a PhD and habilitation from the Carl von Ossietzky-University of Oldenburg, Germany. He has published widely on sustainability and supply chain management. Abstract: More than 300 papers have been published in the last 15 years on the topic of green or sustainable (forward) supply(More)
Supply chain management and closed-loop supply chain management (CLSCM) have developed into established concepts in recent years. The related material cycles and product returns form an important part of all related processes with high potential for reducing environmental burden. The paper proposes a framework for (environmentally triggered) closed-loop(More)
Traditional intra-firm cost accounting tools are not appropriate in the context of supply chain management, as there are no standards for the definition and composition of costs. This prohibits exchange and comparison of cost data among different supply chain members. Against this background, several activity-based costing models for inter-firm cost(More)
Green products regularly hold market shares far below 5%. Due to the environmental criteria that have to be met by these green products, they can not be purchased on " normal " markets. In contrast, it is necessary to manage the whole supply chain from raw materials acquisition to customer delivery, which increases their costs. Hence, transactions costs(More)