Additional Course Material


Verkehrswirtschaft / Transport Econimics

Mangan, J., Lalwani, C. and Calatayud, A. (2021) Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 4th edn. Wiley.


Global Logistics - Recommended course literature

Hsuan, J., Skjøtt-Larsen, T., Kinra, A., and Kotzab, H. (2015), Managing the Global Supply Chain (MGSC). 4thedition. Copenhagen Business School Press, Copenhagen 2015. 

The university library has a few hard copies. The book can also be bought as an e-book here:


Projekt Logistik IV: Technology and Digitalization for Supply Chain Management:


MacCarthy, B. L. and Ivanov, D (Eds) (2022) The Digital Supply Chain. Elsevier, ISBN: 97803223916141

Garay-Rondero, C. L., Martinez-Flores, J. L., Smith, N. R., Caballero Morales, S. O. and Aldrette-Malacara, A. (2019) ‘Digital supply chain model in Industry 4.0’, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. doi: 10.1108/JMTM-08-2018-0280.

Hald, K. S. and Kinra, A. (2019) ‘How the blockchain enables and constrains supply chain performance’, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 49(4), pp. 376–397. doi: 10.1108/IJPDLM-02-2019-0063.

Lee, C. K. M., Lv, Y., Ng, K. K. H., Ho, W. and Choy, K. L. (2018) ‘Design and application of internet of things-based warehouse management system for smart logistics’, International Journal of Production Research, 56(8), pp. 2753–2768. doi: 10.1080/00207543.2017.1394592.

Sanders, N. R., Boone, T., Ganeshan, R. and Wood, J. D. (2019) ‘Sustainable Supply Chains in the Age of AI and Digitization: Research Challenges and Opportunities’, Journal of Business Logistics, 40(3), pp. 229–240. doi: 10.1111/jbl.12224.

Seyedghorban, Z., Tahernejad, H., Meriton, R. and Graham, G. (2020) ‘Supply chain digitalization: past, present and future’, Production Planning and Control. Taylor & Francis, 31(2–3), pp. 96–114. doi: 10.1080/09537287.2019.1631461.

Waller, M. A. and Fawcett, S. E. (2013) ‘Data science, predictive analytics, and big data: A revolution that will transform supply chain design and management’, Journal of Business Logistics, 34(2), pp. 77–84. doi: 10.1111/jbl.12010.

Wamba, S. F., Akter, S., Kang, H., Bhattacharya, M. and Upal, M. (2016) ‘The primer of social media analytics’, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 28(2), pp. 1–12. doi: 10.4018/JOEUC.2016040101.

Wu, L., Yue, X., Jin, A. and Yen, D. C. (2016) ‘Smart supply chain management: A review and implications for future research’, International Journal of Logistics Management, 27(2), pp. 395–417. doi: 10.1108/IJLM-02-2014-0035.


Intermediate Supply Chain Management

Paul Goodwin and George Wright (2014): Decision Analysis for Managerial Judgement, Wiley (DAMJ).

Kinra, A. and Kotzab, H. (2008), “A macro-institutional perspective on supply chain environmental complexity”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp.283-295.  

Kinra, A., Ivanov, D., Das, A. and Dolgui, A. (2019), “Ripple effect quantification by supplier risk exposure assessment”. International Journal of Production Research, vol. 58, iss. 18, pp. 5559-5578.

Reich, J., Kinra, A., & Kotzab, H. (2019). Strategic Decision-Making in Global Supply Chain Network Design–How a Decision Support System Combining MILP and AHP on a Pareto Front Can Alleviate Decision-Making. IFAC-PapersOnLine52(13), 2285-2290.



Hauptseminar Logistik - Recommended course literature

van Eck, N. J. and Waltman, L. (2010) ‘Software survey: VOSviewer, a computer program for bibliometric mapping’, Scientometrics, 84(2), pp. 523–538. doi: 10.1007/s11192-009-0146-3.

Fink, A. (2014) Conducting Research Literature Reviews: From the Internet to Paper. 4th edn. Los Angeles, London, New Dehli, Singapore, Washington DC: SAGE.

Garfield, E. (2009) ‘From the science of science to Scientometrics visualizing the history of science with HistCite software’, Journal of Informetrics, 3(3), pp. 173–179. doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2009.03.009.

Seuring, S. and Gold, S. (2012) ‘Conducting content-analysis based literature reviews in supply chain management’, Supply Chain Management, 17(5), pp. 544–555. doi: 10.1108/13598541211258609.

Seuring, S., Yawar, S. A., Land, A., Khalid, R. U. and Sauer, P. C. (2020) ‘The application of theory in literature reviews – illustrated with examples from supply chain management’, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 41(1), pp. 1–20. doi: 10.1108/IJOPM-04-2020-0247.

Snyder, H. (2019) ‘Literature review as a research methodology: An overview and guidelines’, Journal of Business Research. Elsevier, 104(August), pp. 333–339. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.07.039.



Managing the Gloabl Supply Chain - Recommended course literature

Topic 1

Schoenherr, T. (2009). “Logistics and supply chain management applications in a global context: an overview”, Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 1-25.

Ferdows, K. (1997). “Made in the world: the global spread of production”, Production and Operations Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 102-109.

Ghemawat, P. (2007). "Why the World Isn’t Flat", Foreign Policy, No. 159 (March/April 2007), pp. 54-60.

Whybark, D.C. (1997). “Does international operations management need a separate perspective?”, Production and Operations Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 122-130.

Topic 2

Hatch, M. J. & Cunliffe, A. L. (2013): Chapter 3, “Organisation – environment relations” (pp. 63-100), in Organization Theory, 3rd ed., Oxford University Press.

Miller, Kent D. (1992). “A framework for integrated risk management in International Business”, Journal of International Business Studies, 23, No. 2, pp. 311--331.

Manuj, Ila and John T. Mentzer (2008). “Global Supply Chain Risk Management,” Journal of Business Logistics, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 133-155.

Darkow, I.-L., Weidmann, M. and Lorentz, H. (2015), Adaptation of Foreign Logistics Service Providers' Resources and Capabilities to a New Institutional Environment. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 51: 27–51.

Topic 3

Guisinger, S. (2001). “From OLI to OLMA: incorporating higher levels of environmental and structural complexity into the eclectic paradigm”, International Journal of The Economics of Business, Vol. 8, pp. 257-272.

Dunning, J.H. (2001). “The Eclectic (OLI) Paradigm of international production: Past, present and future”, International Journal of Economics of Business, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 173-190.

Bhattacharya, A.K; and Michael, D.C. 2008. “How local companies keep multinationals at bay”, Harvard Business Review, 86 (3): 84-95.

Gupta, M., & Gupta, S. (2019). Influence of National Cultures on Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Practices—A Research Agenda. Production and Operations Management, 28(11), 2681-2698.

Topic 4

Bourgeois, L. J. (1980). “Strategy and Environment: A Conceptual Integration”, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 25-39.

Flynn, B. B. and Flynn, J. E. (1999), “Information-processing alternatives for coping with manufacturing environment complexity”, Decision Sciences, Vol. 30, pp. 1021-1052.

Choo, C. W. (2001) "Environmental scanning as information seeking and organizational learning." Information Research, 7(1).

Topic 5

Ghemawat, P. (2007). "Managing Differences: The Central Challenge of Global Strategy." Harvard Business Review, 85, No. 3 (March 2007).

Rudberg, M. and Olhager, J. (2003). “Manufacturing network and supply chains: an operations strategy perspective”, Omega, The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 31, pp. 29-39.

Levy, D. L. (1997). “Lean Production in an International Supply Chain”, Sloan Management Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 94-102.

Christopher, M., Peck, H. and Towill, D. R. 2006. “A taxonomy for selecting global supply chain strategies.” The International Journal of Logistics Management 17 (2): 277-287.



Lehrprojekt: Decision Analysis for GSCM - Recommended course literature

Badri, M. A., Davis, D. L., & Davis, D. (1995). Decision support models for the location of firms in industrial sites. International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 

Giannoccaro, I. (2013). Behavioral issues in operations management: New trends in design, management, and methodologies. In Behavioral Issues in Operations Management: New Trends in Design, Management, and Methodologies

Goebel, P., Reuter, C., Pibernik, R., Sichtmann, C., & Bals, L. (2018). Purchasing managers’ willingness to pay for attributes that constitute sustainability. Journal of Operations Management. 

Mantel, S. P., Tatikonda, M. V., & Liao, Y. (2006). A behavioral study of supply manager decision-making: Factors influencing make versus buy evaluation. Journal of Operations Management.

Reich, J., Kinra, A., Kotzab, H., & Brusset, X. (2020). Strategic global supply chain network design–how decision analysis combining MILP and AHP on a Pareto front can improve decision-making. International Journal of Production Research

Rungtusanatham, M., Wallin, C., & Eckerd, S. (2011). The vignette in a scenario-based role-playing experiment. Journal of Supply Chain Management



Projektplenum: Global Supply Chain Management

Choi, T., Roger, D.,  Vakil B.: “Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management.” Harvard Business Review, 27/03/2020,

Haren, D., Simchi-Levi, T.P.: “How Coronavirus Could Impact the Global Supply Chain by Mid-March.” Harvard Business Review, 28/02/2020,

Sheffi, Y.: “Commentary: Commentary: Supply-Chain Risks From the Coronavirus Demand Immediate Action.” The Wall Street Journal, 18/02/2020,

Chopra, S.: “The Coronavirus Has Upended Supply Chains. Here’s How Companies Can Prepare for the Next Disruption.” KellogInsight, 03/03/2020,

Entleitner, C.:, “Capitol Watch: Infrastructure in the Time of COVID-19” Cargo Business News, 01/01/2020, 19



Coordinating Integrated Global Supply Chains

Hsuan, J., Skjøtt-Larsen, T., Kinra, A., and Kotzab, H. (2015). Managing the Global Supply Chain (MGSC). 4thedition. Copenhagen Business School Press, Copenhagen 2015.


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