Quantity and collection decisions in a closed-loop supply chain with technology licensing

@article{Hong2017QuantityAC,
  title={Quantity and collection decisions in a closed-loop supply chain with technology licensing},
  author={Xianpei Hong and Kannan Govindan and Lei Xu and Peng Du},
  journal={European Journal of Operational Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={256},
  pages={820-829}
}
Industry practice has shown that technology licensing has an important effect on the remanufacturing of patented products by third parties. Different licensing methods significantly impact a supply chain member’s production and collection decisions, and they also have influential effects on reverse channel performance. However, there is scant literature investigating the decision on technology licensing and its impact on a supply chain member’s production and collection decisions. To address… CONTINUE READING