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Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Dissertation Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Management


Jul 24/14

Date: Jul 24/14
Time: 13:30 - 16:30
Location: Schlegel Centre Ernst and Young Boardroom (SBE 3220)
Cost: free

Eman Nasr
PhD in Management

Exploring Hopes and Fears From Supply Chain Innovations: An Analysis of Antecedents and Consequences of Supply Chain Knowledge Exchanges

This dissertation sheds light on several hopes and fears from supply chain innovation in three distinct papers.

Paper one introduces the concept of Process Innovation Propagation as an appropriation technique helping to extract the most returns out of a process innovation by exporting to supply chain partners. Paper two devises and empirically tests knowledge properties that best lead to radical and incremental supply chain innovative capabilities. Lastly, paper three conducts an exploratory study that introduces factors affecting a firm’s optimum supply chain innovation strategy. The dissertation makes a strong argument that supply chain innovation is most prominently governed by power asymmetry that may either help or hurt innovative performance. 

Chair
Dr. Christopher Alcantara

Advisor
Dr. Hamid Noori

Committee
Dr. Kalyani Menon
Dr. Kevin Hendricks
Dr. Ignacio Castillo
Dr. Marc Kilgour

External
Dr. Moren Lévesque 
(York University)

Dissertation will be on deposit in the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and available for perusal.

Contact: Meghan Delaney
Email: mdelaney@wlu.ca
Phone: 4182

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