By Emilio Bartezzaghi, Raffaella Cagliano, Federico Caniato, Stefano Ronchi
This ebook is meant as a tribute to Gianluca Spina, the influential and encouraging Professor of industrial administration & association and provide Chain administration on the university of administration of Politecnico di Milano, who very unfortunately kicked the bucket early in 2015. It brings jointly seven of his most vital papers, released in well known foreign journals, and supplementations those papers with insightful commentaries from buddies and associates who spotlight key messages and values of putting up with validity. the chosen papers supply a transparent experience of Spina’s study trip through the years and canopy the most learn streams that unusual his paintings. they've got additionally been selected because of their excessive influence, as mirrored through the variety of citations acquired, and to symbolize crucial examine collaborations that Spina had proven inside Italy and out of the country. An introductory bankruptcy relates his examine to significant advancements within the box of producing and provide Chain procedure and in addition outlines the extremely important contribution that Gianluca Spina made to administration Education.
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Spina, G. (2011b). Key dimensions of global supply strategy: A model of interrelated decisions. International Journal of Procurement Management, 4(5), 455–482. , & Spina, G. (2012). A transaction cost approach to purchasing portfolio management. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 32(9), 1015–1042. , & Spina, G. (2014). Designing vendor evaluation systems: An empirical analysis. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 20(2), 113–129. , & Turco, F. (1991). Success measure of just-in-time: Shifting manufacturing trade-offs.
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A Journey through Manufacturing and Supply Chain Strategy Research: A Tribute to Professor Gianluca Spina by Emilio Bartezzaghi, Raffaella Cagliano, Federico Caniato, Stefano Ronchi