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    • Dall’off-shoring al reshoring manifatturiero: alcune evidenze da quattro casi di piccole imprese italiane 

      Di Mauro C; Sartor M; Fratocchi L; Orzes G (cMET, 2016)
      L’evoluzione delle scelte localizzative delle aziende manifatturiere italiane è stata contraddistinta – a partire almeno dagli anni ‘90 - dal fenomeno dell’off-shoring, ovvero la delocalizzazione di attività produttive in ...
    • 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: Does this distinction really matter? 

      Nassimbeni G; Orzes G; Sartor M (University of Amsterdam, 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 “distinct ...
    • 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 ...
    • The effects of the ethical certification SA8000 on firm performances: A secondary data analysis 

      Orzes G; Jia F; Sartor M; Nassimbeni G. (Università degli studi di Bergamo, 2016)
      Purpose. The aim of this paper is to shed light on the relationship between the adoption of SA8000 – which is considered the most important ethical certification standard – and firm performance. - Design/methodology/approach. ...
    • 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 Implementation Barriers in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Focus Group Study 

      Orzes G; Rauch E; Bednar S; Poklemba R (IEEE, 2018)
      The attention devoted to Industry 4.0 by scholars, managers and policy makers has grown exponentially in the last few years. The goal of this paper is to empirically investigate the main barriers and difficulties faced by ...
    • 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: An empirical research 

      Orzes G (University of Udine, 2014)
      Gli International Purchasing Office (IPO) rivestono un ruolo sempre più importante nella gestione delle attività di international sourcing, sia nei paesi sviluppati che in quelli in via di sviluppo. La letteratura sul tema ...
    • International Purchasing Offices: an empirical research 

      Orzes G (University of Udine, 2012)
      Background: Gli International Purchasing Office (IPO) sono “uffici acquisti localizzati all’estero, autonomi oppure inseriti all’interno di una subsidiary, che acquistano prodotti e/o servizi per i diversi stabilimenti che ...
    • International Purchasing Offices: Literature review and research directions 

      Orzes G (Università degli Studi della Basilicata, 2012)
      International Purchasing Offices (IPOs) of Multinational Corporations (MNCs) now play an increasingly important role in the management of international sourcing activities, both in developed and in emerging economies. None ...
    • 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. ...
    • Moving manufacturing offshore and back home: A case study analysis 

      Di Mauro C; Fratocchi L; Orzes G; Sartor M (Decision Sciences Institute, 2016)
      The motivations underlying manufacturing reshoring decisions has been studied separately from the offshoring phenomenon – which foregoes the relocation at home – and its drivers. This seems to implicitly deny the ...