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Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
This dissertation consists of three chapters. The first chapter talks about value chain innovation. It compares the different operational implications between 3D printing and the traditional flexible technology. The second chapter talks about value chain coordination. It discusses how efficiency can be achieved in a manufacturing-retailing-salesforce value chain. The third chapter talks about value chain responsibility. It addresses whether the centralized government food-safety auditing system always leads to a better outcome than the decentralized one.
Chair and Committee
Panos Kouvelis, Lingxiu Dong
Fuqiang Zhang, Iva Rashkova, Dennis J. Zhang, John Nachbar,
Shi, Duo, "Value Chain Innovation, Coordination, and Responsibility" (2018). Arts & Sciences Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1579.
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