Continuous Learning: Building and Tapping into Alumni Networks in Low- and Middle-Income Country Higher Education Institutions
The Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain – Africa (CARISCA) ASU senior technical advisor working directly with a CARISCA PhD student at the 2022 Paper Development Workshop,
CARISCA Newsletter – Issue 7
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2022 Dissertation Award winner examines why chickens didn’t cross the road
Mocke’s winning dissertation proposal is on “Investigating the Development of Logistics Capabilities From a Resource Orchestration Perspective.” Although it’s a serious topic, he opens his proposal with an age-old joke: “Why did the chicken cross the road?”
Ghana’s third Logistics Managers Index shows contraction in inventory levels
The overall Logistics Managers Index (LMI) for Ghana for the third quarter of 2022 stands at
63.1, down 2.8 basis points from second quarter’s reading of 65.9. This decrease reflects a slight slump in the growth of Ghana’s logistics activities as a result of stresses in the economy
prevailing from the general high cost of doing business, depreciation of the Ghanaian cedi
against the United States dollar and high inflation rates.
Hook Up on Tinder
Since dating can be stressful, there is the possibility of humor to try to reduce tensions. In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
Call for entries: PhD Dissertation Award Competition
We invite submissions from doctoral researchers whose primary affiliation is with a university or higher education institution in Africa and whose research is in logistics and supply chain management.
Supply Chain Financing, the Fintech (financial technology), and the Traditional Banking Perspective
Supply chain financing is the next frontier in managing the supply chain. It involves more than just finance plus supply chain management. Supply chain financing (SCF) is using the supply chain to fund the organization, and using the organization to fund the supply chain.
Thinking Beyond Procurement
“That’s one of the best illustrative examples I’ve ever seen to be able to talk to stakeholders about why it’s important to pay close attention to your procurement function,” said Denis Wolowiecki, managing director of CAPS Research, in a Dec. 8 lecture. Wolowiecki presented a talk on “Thinking Beyond Procurement” as part of CARISCA’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
KNUST School of Business: Admission of Candidates to Higher Degree Programmes for 2022/2023 Academic Year
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to the following one (1) year higher degree programmes in the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems at the KNUST-School