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    • Does social accountability pay off? An empirical investigation on the performance impact of Sa8000 

      Orzes G; Jia F; Sartor M; Nassimbeni G (Chair for Production and Logistics Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Neuchâtel, 2015)
      The relationship between CSR practices and firm performances is a widely discussed and still open research topic. This paper is however to the best of our knowledge the first one to study the effects of the most important ...
    • Domestic vs. foreign plants: An empirical investigation 

      Nassimbeni G; Sartor M; Orzes G (Associazione Italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale, 2013)
      A wide literature analyses motivations, forms, and evolutionary paths of foreign investments in manufacturing. A specific research stream deals with the configurations of foreign manufacturing subsidiaries, identifying ...
    • Entry modes in reshoring strategies: An empirical analysis 

      Wan L; Orzes G; Sartor M; Di Mauro C; Nassimbeni G (Associazione italiana di Ingegneria Gestionale, 2017)
      The Entry Mode (EM) choice is a fundamental issue in reshoring initiatives. Despite several authors have studied the determinants of offshoring EM, no study has investigated so far the factors affecting the reshoring EM. ...
    • Entry modes in reshoring strategies: An empirical analysis 

      Wan L; Orzes G; Sartor M; Di Mauro C; Nassimbeni G (EurOMA, 2017)
      A fundamental choice in reshoring initiatives is the (re)entry mode in the home (near) country (i.e., insourcing vs. outsourcing). The purpose of this paper is to examine which factor influence this critical choice. Factors ...
    • Foreign/domestic plant profiles: Preliminary results of an international survey 

      Nassimbeni G; Orzes G; Sartor M (Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, 2012)
      A wide literature analyzes motivations, forms and evolutionary paths of foreign investments in manufacturing. A research stream deals with the configurations of (foreign) manufacturing subsidiaries, identifying their ...
    • Global sourcing literature: A citation and co-citation analysis 

      Orzes G; Jia F; Nassimbeni G; Sartor M (University of Palermo, 2014)
      Global sourcing has been one of major trends of last decades and has gained considerable momentum in the academic debate. After more than thirty years of research on this topic, the aim of this paper is to evaluate the ...
    • Global sourcing strategy and structure: Toward an integrated conceptual framework 

      Jia F; Orzes G; Nassimbeni G; Sartor M (IPSERA, 2015)
      The strategy-structure nexus has been a mainstream topic in management research. While an increasing number of studies have deepened this issue in general P&SM and in GS context, research is still developing and unified ...
    • Il backshoring manifatturiero nei processi di internazionalizzazione 

      Orzes G; Nassimbeni G (University of Udine, 2014)
    • Industry 4.0: Why a definition is not needed (just yet) 

      Culot G; Nassimbeni G; Orzes G; Sartor M (EurOMA, 2018)
      Industry 4.0 is currently a hot topic for practitioners and academia. However, as the concept originates in manifestos by government-sponsored initiatives or companies, a widelyaccepted academic definition is still lacking ...
    • International purchasing offices in China: An evolution process model 

      Jia F; Lamming R; Sartor M; Orzes G; Nassimbeni G; Ruihong G (Audencia Nantes School of Management, 2013)
      The role of the International Purchasing Office (IPO) in the management of international sourcing activities of multinational corporations (MNCs) has steadily increased in significance, in both developed and emerging ...
    • International Purchasing Offices in China: Results from the empirical research 

      Jia F; Lamming R; Nassimbeni G; Sartor M; Orzes G (University of Amsterdam, 2012)
      International Purchasing Offices (IPOs) has attracted little attention from academics so far however we found that it is gaining increasing importance in the context of globalization and in the process of global sourcing ...
    • International Purchasing Offices: Literature review and research directions 

      Sartor M; Orzes G; Nassimbeni G; Jia F; Lamming R (Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2012)
      The International Purchasing Offices (IPOs) of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) play nowadays an increasingly important role in the management of international sourcing activities both in developed and in emerging economies. ...
    • Reshoring: Does home country matter? 

      Wan L; Orzes G; Sartor M; Nassimbeni G (IPSERA, 2018)
      The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of the home country on reshoring processes. Using a sample of 529 cross-industry reshoring initiatives from five countries (i.e., US, Germany, UK, France, Italy), we find ...
    • Roles, capabilities and critical success factors of International Purchasing Offices in China 

      Sartor M; Orzes G; Nassimbeni G; Lamming R; Jia F (Università degli Studi della Basilicata, 2012)
      Purpose – Setting up International Purchasing Offices (IPOs) is a frequently adopted solution to managing international sourcing. This paper - part of an international research project jointly developed by European and ...
    • The SA8000 Social Certification Standard: Literature Review and Research Directions 

      Sartor M; Orzes G; Di Mauro C; Ebrahimpour M; Nassimbeni G (Decision Sciences Institute, 2014)
      Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) is currently considered the most important corporate social responsibility. After about 10 years of research on SA8000, this paper provides the first comprehensive literature review on ...
    • The SA8000 social certification standard: State of the art and research agenda 

      Sartor M; Nassimbeni G; Orzes G (University of South Africa, 2014)
      Social Accountability 8000 (SA8000) is considered the most important worldwide auditable certification in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). After about ten years of research on SA8000, this paper provides ...